Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
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Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building, Level 7, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4171
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject is the first in a series of three Healthcare in Context subjects that will be completed over the duration of three semesters. Students will further develop their understanding of the Australian health care system and and different 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; and Health Promotion will form the theoretical framework underpinning this subject. Students will further build on their ability to use the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Disease as a way of understanding health experiences from the person and community perspective. 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
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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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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