Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012: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 Marilyn Webster
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4726
F: +61 3 8344 4188
|Subject Overview:||Students will continue to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes of physiotherapy professional practice. Clinical reasoning and decision making will be learnt in the context of assessment and management of a variety of clinical conditions. Topics including exercise prescription, manual therapy, electrotherapy, soft tissue mobilising and patient education will be introduced using physiotherapy cases. Students will use evidence based outcome measures to identify short and long term treatment goals. They will review current evidence around physiotherapy interventions and build their understanding of current directions in physiotherapy research. Attention will be given to understanding core physiotherapy principles including health ethics, professional practice, physiotherapy culture, critical reflection and life long learning. Student will have an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills gained in this subject in a clinical setting.|
Element 1: Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
Element 2: Evidence in Physiotherapy
Element 3: Health in Context
|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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