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: 90 hours lectures, tutorials, practical classes and clinics across a 16 week semester including 2 weeks of clinics. |
Total Time Commitment: 180 hours
|Prerequisites:||N/A Fixed Course|
|Corequisites:||N/A Fixed Course|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A Fixed Course|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None.|
CoordinatorMr David Kelly
ContactDr Louisa Remedios
|Subject Overview:||The focus in musculoskeletal physiotherapy 1 is to assist students to achieve a dynamic combination of attributes, abilities and attitudes in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice. The subject aims to introduce students to specific areas of knowledge, skills and theories of musculoskeletal practice. It also aims to facilitate their ability to move from a specific and detailed knowledge of common musculoskeletal conditions. It will use methods of assessment, diagnosis and management to facilitate a deeper and more critical comprehension and analysis of this area of physiotherapy practice. This will be applied to individuals and populations and positioned in relation to other areas of physiotherapy practice. Musculoskeletal physiotherapy 1 builds on students’ foundational knowledge of physiotherapy theory and practice and prepares students to move to their clinical placements in the following Semester of the program.|
Element 1: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
Element 2: Evidence in Physiotherapy
Element 3: Health in Context
Identify cultural and ethical factors that may impact on physiotherapy practice in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
|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:
Doctor of Physiotherapy |
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