Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Hawthorn|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorDr. Alicia Spittle
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The Specialist Certificate is designed for senior physiotherapists who specialise in paediatrics or musculoskeletal practice.
The intent is that the certificate will provide physiotherapists with an opportunity to develop competencies associated with advanced physiotherapy practice in the outpatient setting.
The course aims to enable participants to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
To satisfy the requirements of the Specialist Certificate in Paediatric Orthopaedics Physiotherapy, students must successfully complete both subjects, a total of 25 points
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Entry Requirements:||1. The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue successfully the course using the following criteria – |
• A Bachelor of Physiotherapy or equivalent;
• Registered with the Physiotherapists Registration Board in a state or territory of Australia; and
• At least 4 years of documented postgraduate experience in a paediatric or musculoskeletal setting.
Note: Prospective students are advised that they will be required to obtain, and pay for, working with children and police checks prior to commencing the course.
2. The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and may call for referee reports or employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Graduate Attributes:||The Specialist Certificate provides students with an opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills in their specialist discipline. The course will prepare them to act as an autonomous professional and to display leadership in paediatric orthopaedics through the mentoring provided by the clinical supervisors.|
|Links to further information:||www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au|
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