Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 100 hours |
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Any one of the following:
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy together with clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, 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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Guy Zito
This capstone subject is directed at post graduate students to prepare them to work clinically at an advanced level in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. It builds on their past knowledge and skills as well as the theoretical concepts and practical and clinical skills acquired in PHTY90084 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy A, PHTY90085 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy B and PHTY90087 Advanced Professional Practice 1 and applies them in the clinical setting. Furthermore the subject aims to create an opportunity for students to refine their clinical reasoning and manual skills to enable clinical examination, differential diagnosis, patient education and management including implementation of appropriate treatment regimes, exercise prescription, preventative programs, as well as provision of patient education and advice, at an advanced level.
On completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to build on the knowledge and skills acquired in PHTY90084 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy A, PHTY90085 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy B and PHTY90087 Advanced Professional Practice 1 and to develop:
Summative assessment - Two Clinical Examinations - Up to 3 hours total (75%)
Formative assessment - 2 x continuous supervisor clinical assessment based on performance criteria and 1 x case study presentation (25%)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject, students will have developed the following generic skills:
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