Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures, seminars, tutorials and clinical studies. |
Total Time Commitment: Students are expected to undertake a number of hours of self directed learning in this subject. Approximately 70 hours of self directed learning is suggested.
|Prerequisites:||For Postgraduate Certificate: 513-699 Physiotherapy Professional Portfolio.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Alicia Spittle
ContactDr Alicia Jane Spittle
This subject will comprise theoretical knowledge and discussion of current advances in physiotherapy in the areas of paediatric cardiorespiratory, neurological and orthopaedic physiotherapy. Study of bioscience pertaining to these areas will form the basis for the management of common paediatric conditions. Students will undertake and present a case study during the course. The case study will form the basis of a written assignment comprising a critical review of current practice. Students will also maintain a reflective journal to assist them to articulate clinical reasoning processes, and evidenced based clinical practice.
|Objectives:||Refer to Specific Skills as outlined in Generic Skills|
|Assessment:||Class presentation due at end of intensive teaching period (25%), written assignment 1,500 words due mid-semester (25%), written assignment 3,000 words due end of semester (50%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students will be expected to be able to demonstrate::
On completion of the subject, students will be expected to be able to demonstrate:
|Links to further information:||http://www.physioth.unimelb.edu.au/programs/pgrad/index.html|
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