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.|
CoordinatorDr Annemarie Lee, Dr Laura Browning
ContactDr Louisa Remedios
|Subject Overview:||This subject will apply a problem based approach to describe the physiotherapy management of individuals with acute and chronic cardiorespiratory conditions. Students will integrate prior knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and pathology with theoretical and evidence based knowledge to generate an effective and comprehensive physiotherapy management plan. A variety of teaching methods will be employed to develop students’ skills in the assessment and diagnosis of cardiorespiratory problems. A range of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy interventions will be introduced and students will be trained in the appropriate execution of these techniques and relevant outcome measures to evaluate their efficacy. Consideration will also be given to the rights of individuals and the impact of team management processes in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy practice.|
Element 1: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
Element 2: Evidence in Physiotherapy
Element 3: Health in Context
|Prescribed Texts:||Pryor JA and Prasad SA (2008): Physiotherapy for respiratory and Cardiac Problems. 4 th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.|
|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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