Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 76 hours lectures, tutorials, practical classes and self directed learning |
Total Time Commitment: Students will need to allow time for self-directed learning. The following hours are given as minimum requirements: 1 hour pre/post reading for lectures, 2 hours per hour of tutorial sessions and 2 hours extra per week for practical classes. Third year students will need to spend approximately 2 hours per day in study.
|Prerequisites:||This subject is not available as a single subject. Students must have passed year 2 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy and be currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Year 3 to undertake this subject|
Students will be enrolled in:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Years 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Annemarie Lee
ContactDr Doa El-Ansary
|Subject Overview:||On completion of this subject, students should comprehend the mechanisms by which the pathophysiology, history and physical examination of medical and surgical cardiorespiratory conditions are integrated to produce a problem list from which an effective physiotherapy management plan is derived. Students will have developed skills in managing uncomplicated medical and surgical patients including accurate assessment, performance of basic techniques and the ability to safely implement and modify these as necessary. The theoretical component will cover the evidence for and the use of cardiorespiratory techniques, the role of exercise in both respiratory and cardiac conditions and the management of paediatric cardiorespiratory conditions. It will build on theory gained in Cardiorespiratory Systems in second year. Equipment used in the management of cardiorespiratory patients will also be studied.|
Students must pass the combined theoretical and practical components of the assessment in order to pass the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
By the completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop the following generic skills:
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