Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
The Specialist Certificate will run again during 2012. With the opening of the new Royal Children’s Hospital scheduled for late 2011 and the relocation of all services to the new building, we are unable to provide specific teaching dates at this time. Students interested in enrolling in 2012 can register their interest in the course by emailing the Project Manager at email@example.com . Once dates are confirmed, they will be posted on our website and emailed to those who have registered their interest.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 78 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
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In addition to face-to-face teaching time of 78 hours, students should expect to undertake a minimum of 120 hours research, reading, writing and general study to complete this subject successfully.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Alicia Spittle
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone - 03 9810 3245
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject is designed to advance the student’s knowledge and skill in the assessment and management of orthopaedic conditions commonly encountered in physiotherapist led orthopaedic outpatient clinics. Students will gain an understanding of the structure, normal function and pathologic dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system, and gain skills in performing a comprehensive musculoskeletal screening examination for children. The subject is intended to provide the student with the necessary understanding to formulate evaluative clinical decisions in the assessment and management of paediatric orthopaedic conditions. Students will have an opportunity to observe physiotherapist led outpatient clinics.
On completion of the subject, students should be able to:
• 2 hour written examination (50%) due at end of semester
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject, students will be expected to be able to demonstrate the following generic skills:
• A capacity for self-directed learning and the motivation for life-long independent learning
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/courses/award-courses/specialist-certificate/paediatric_orthopaedic_physiotherapy|
Specialist Certificate in Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy |
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