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: 80 hours comprising of clinical placement (48hrs) / tutorials and clinical notes review (20hrs)/ workshops (12hrs) |
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.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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 builds on the knowledge and skills learnt in Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy 1. It provides the opportunity for students to acquire specialised knowledge and skills by further developing their level of clinical reasoning and clinical competency in the management of orthopaedic conditions. The subject focuses on providing students with ‘hands on’ clinical experience in an orthopaedic outpatient department under supervision. Placements include The Royal Children's Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Sunshine Hospital and Geelong Hospital. Students will also further their knowledge in the management of fractures, spinal conditions and pharmacology.
On completion of the subject, students should be able to:
There are three assessment components for this subject:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject, students will be expected to be able to demonstrate the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Specialist Certificate in Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy |
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