Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 Hours |
Total Time Commitment: 72 Hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Undergraduate Degree in Physiotherapy together with clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Guy Zito
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 6434
F: +61 3 8344 4188
W: www.physioth.unimelb.edu.au Guy Zito
This subject builds on the postgraduate students' existing clinical reasoning skills and manual skills in examination and physiotherapy management of common conditions affecting the neuro- musculoskeletal system. Students will explore selected mechanisms of injury and disease affecting the neuro-musculoskeletal system, the resulting pathokinematics, and the anatomical rationale for clinical tests used in differential diagnosis.
On completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop:
A list of recommended texts will be discussed at the commencement of the semester.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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 developed the following generic skills:
Master of Physiotherapy (General) CW |
Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)
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