Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours in total including 20 hours of lectures, tutorials and seminars; and 20 hours of clinical placement. |
Total Time Commitment: 70 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||N/A Fixed Course|
CoordinatorDr Louisa Remedios
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 6387
F: +61 3 8344 4188
|Subject Overview:||This subject is the first in a series of three Healthcare in Context subjects that will be completed over the three year course duration. Students will be introduced to the Australian health care system and to theories and models of health. Specific attention will be paid to the bio-psychosocial model of health, including the relevance of sociology and behavioural sciences as explanatory concepts of health experience and delivery. Concepts such as inter-professional collaborative practice; primary health care; the World Health Organisations (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and Health Promotion will form the theoretical framework underpinning this subject. Students will be encouraged and assisted to access and establish relationships with communities as a way to understand theory in a health related context. Working in small groups, students will be assigned to local, rural, indigenous and refugee communities within Australia.|
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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