Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours of lectures and seminars. |
Total Time Commitment: Students are expected to undertake a number of hours of self directed learning in this subject. Approximately 50 hours of self directed learning is suggested.
|Prerequisites:||For Masters by Coursework: 513-662 Cardiorespiratory Science For Postgraduate Certificate: 513-699 Physiotherapy Professional Portfolio and 513-662 Cardiorespiratory Science|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
ContactDr Annemarie Lee
This subject builds on the knowledge and skills gained in 513-662 Cardiorespiratory Science. This subject will enable students to build on their undergraduate knowledge and clinical experience in the areas of evidence based practice, program evaluation, cardiorespiratory outcome measures, exercise in cardiorespiratory dysfunction, efficacy of components of rehabilitation, medical management of related diseases including pharmacological management and oxygen therapy, nutrition, ageing, osteoporosis, marketing and setting up new rehabilitation programs and running a safe and effective exercise class. It is designed to allow students to refine clinical reasoning and manual skills in the clinical setting, including patient assessment and treatment, and education of caregivers and other health professionals. Students will be expected to gain experience under supervision in the management of both medical and surgical patients.
|Objectives:||Refer to Specific Skills as outlined in Generic Skills.|
Written assignment of 2,000 words (30%),
Oral presentations totaling (30%)
Skills examination totaling (40%)
|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 the following generic skills:
On completion of the subject, students will will be expected to be able to demonstrate the following specific skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.physioth.unimelb.edu.au/programs/pgrad/index.html|
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