Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject will be delivered at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 78 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment:
170 hours per 12.5 credit point subject.
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in GC-PAEDOP. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Alicia Spittle
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Program Coordinator - Kathy Griffiths
Phone - (03) 9810 3174
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Specialist Certificate in Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy |
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