Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Tutorials / meetings with academic and clinical mentors; clinical examination and negotiated clinical education placements where appropriate
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Self-directed independent study with acces to an academic and clinical supervisor |
Total Time Commitment: 120 Hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Clare Delany
ContactProf Gillian Webb
|Subject Overview:||This subject aims to enable students to acquire advanced clinical skills in a specialist area of physiotherapy. Students are mentored to optimize their clinical decison making, diagnostic skills, assessment and measurement procedures and treatment effectiveness in a targeted area of practice. During this subject, students also revise and update their knowledge and theory pertaining to the specialist area of practice. This subject is specifically designed to be taken in parallel with the Australian College of Physiotherapy specialisation examination.|
On completion of this subject, students will have:
One 1 hour viva on theory due (30%)
One 1 hour clinical examination conducted in a clinical setting at the end of semester (40%)
A written assignment (up to 3,000 words) or an oral presentation (20 minutes) that provides an overview and critique of the key learning issues in advanced clinical practice (30%)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop the following generic skills:
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