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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Lectures, practical sessions and tutorials
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures, workshops, seminars and practical sessions. |
Total Time Commitment: Approximately 72 hours of self-directed learning are suggested for this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||513-696 Sports Physiotherapy A|
|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 Guy Zito
This subject extends the student's clinical reasoning skills and manual skills in examination and physiotherapy management of common conditions 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 anatomical rationale for clinical tests used in differential diagnosis.
On completion of the subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop the following specific skills:
|Assessment:||Two written assignments - 2,000 words each (40%), practical skills examination 20 mins (30%), student tutorial presentation 20 mins (30%).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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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|
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