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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours contact. |
Total Time Commitment: Approximately 64 hours of self-directed learning is recommended for this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Jon Ford
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject aims to build on the students' clinical skills required of physiotherapists working as primary contact practitioners in areas of specific practice by creating an opportunity to refine skills in examination, differential diagnosis and clinical decision making. The subject exposes students to the examination and physiotherapy management of pathologies affecting the neuro-musculo-skeletal system.As part of this process students will explore selected mechanisms of injury and disease affecting the neuro-musculo-skeletal system, the resulting pathokinematics, and the rationale for clinical tests used in differential diagnosis.
|Assessment:||Written assignment 4,000 words (60%), skills examination which may include video analysis and practical skills tests 40 mins (40%)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
This subject aims to provide students with:
On completion of this subject, students will have developed the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.physioth.unimelb.edu.au/programs/pgrad/index.html|
Doctor of Clinical Physiotherapy (Coursework) |
Master of Physiotherapy (Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy)
Master of Physiotherapy (General) CW
Master of Physiotherapy (Neurological Physiotherapy)
Master of Physiotherapy (Paediatric Physiotherapy)
Master of Physiotherapy (Women's Health and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy)
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