Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5 weeks (28 hours a week) |
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 independent study.
|Prerequisites:||This subject is not available as a single subject. Students must be currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Year 3 to undertake this subject. The student must have passed Musculoskeletal Clinical Science 1A, before undertaking this subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Years 1 and 2 and semester 1 of year 3 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorMr David Kelly
ContactMr David Kelly
|Subject Overview:||This subject focuses on the application of musculoskeletal science in the clinical context. Students will have the opportunity to work with patients to build their understanding of the aetiology, medical and surgical management and physiotherapy treatment of common musculoskeletal disorders. Commonly seen conditions include fractures and associated soft tissue injuries; arthritic conditions; joint replacements and vertebral disorders.|
By the completion of this course, students will have had the opportunity to develop the following specific skills:
Students must pass both the combined clinical components and the theoretical component 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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