Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Term 3, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Wholly online subject |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Graduate level knowledge of the health care system and professional role consistent with a bachelor program in a health care science.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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 Debra Virtue
This online subject provides students with the opportunity to build a deep understanding of the safe and effective application of rehabilitation principles to meet the health needs of women. Attention is focused on conditions affecting women specifically from young adulthood through to their reproductive and older years. Students will develop an extended knowledge of pathophysiology and clinical presentations that typically affect women’s experience of women’s health. Students will use an evidence-informed framework for their analysis as well as synthesis of recent literature and contextual factors that influence clinical practice across the lifespan.
All students will complete a Foundational module that will explore the typical physiological changes occurring in women from young adulthood through to the reproductive and older years.
Students will then choose 2 from 3 modules that best meets their learning interests and/or practice needs. These modules are:
The curriculum is designed around three elements which provide both horizontal and vertical integration throughout the program. These elements are:
Rehabilitation Theory and Practice
Evidence and Innovation
Clinical Practice in Context
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Students will have access to electronic copies of prescribed readings
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop the skills associated with:
Additionally, Australian students will have an understanding of and deep respect for Indigenous knowledge, culture and values.
Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Science |
Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Science
Master of Rehabilitation Science
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