PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT A

PTY2PDA

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Physiotherapy Practice Development A introduces students to physiotherapy citizenship including self-care and reflective practice, while enhancing interpersonal communication including giving and receiving feedback.The subject is designed to integrate and apply learning from the pre-requisite and co-requisite human biosciences and public health subjects. Students will have the opportunity to learn defined assessment techniques, safe and effective handling skills, engage in patient education and exercise based prevention and health promotion strategies with a focus on healthy populations. This is a blended learning subject, including workshops, practical sessions and seminars supported by online learning tasks. Innovative fieldwork experiences aim to broaden students' understanding of physiotherapy and the populations to which the profession provides service.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrea Bruder

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of the following course codes: HZPHPW, HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZPHPM, HZPHPS and must have passed HBS1HBA and HLT1IPP and PHE1IDH and HBS1HBB and HLT1RAE and PHE1SDH and ALH1PAL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science/Master of Physiotherapy Practice

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCommunicating in the health sciences (3rd Ed)PreliminaryHiggs, J, Aijawi, R, McAllister, L, Trede, F, & Lotus, S (2012)Oxford University Press
ReadingsNeuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment. A handbook for therapists (4th Ed)PrescribedPetty, N. J. (Ed.).Churchill Livingstone
ReadingsTherapeutic exercise: moving toward functionRecommendedBrody, LT & Hall, CMWolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health
ReadingsPrinciples of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management # A handbook for therapists. (2nd Ed)PrescribedPetty, N. J. (Ed.).Churchill Livingstone
Readings ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription. (9thEd)PrescribedPescatello, L. S. (Ed.).Wolters Kluwer Health -Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ReadingsThe Essence of Health: the seven pillars of wellbeing.PrescribedCraig HasssedRandom House Australia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate professional development in physiotherapy citizenship including self-care and reflective practice.

Activities:
Enquiry-based learning Flipped workshops and practical classes with emphasis on formative feedback and development of individual learners Seminars and field trips

02. Demonstrate person-centred communication and interpersonal skills in the context of healthy individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

Activities:
Enquiry-based learning Flipped workshops and practical classes with emphasis on formative feedback and development of individual learners Seminars and field trips

03. Select, perform and analyse safe, evidence-based assessment related to observation and measurement of movement and physical activity.

Activities:
Enquiry-based learning Flipped workshops and practical classes with emphasis on formative feedback and development of individual learners

04. Select and apply safe, effective and evidence-based physiotherapy intervention for the promotion of health and wellbeing.

Activities:
Enquiry-based learning Flipped workshops and practical classes with emphasis on formative feedback and development of individual learners

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 4.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Individual and collaborative learning tasks via an online platofrm in preparation for face-to-face activities and to consolidate learning afterwards."

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"These opportunities will be arranged for students and staff explore key concepts using face-to-face and online interactions."

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 hours field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"It is anticipated that a range of innovative fieldwork opportunities will be offered including videoconferencing hosted by clinical sites, face-to-face visits to clinical environments and different community settings, simulated learning experiences and interdisciplinary working."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Skills Tests 1 x 15 min, 2 x 12 min and group presentation 10 min/student (3,000 words equiv)The first practical skills tasks will be administered towards the beginning of the Semester in the students own time students. They will be required to video record and peer mark their demonstration. The second practical skills examination will be timetabled during the normal teaching period. The third practical skills examination will be scheduled during the official end of Semester examination period. Ca50 01, 02, 03, 04
Portfolio (3500 word equivalent)The professional portfolio will contain a selection of work completed throughout semester including a plan of their proposed peer health program, a reflective case report instigating the prescription of the exercise for promotion of health and wellbeing.35 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1 hour Online Examination (1000 words)Online examination will be scheduled during the Official End of Semester examination period. It will exploit online technologies to provide challenging tasks to elicit reasoning processes including the selection of assessment and treatment techniques/strategies for promotion of health and wellbeing. This will be an invigilated examination in a computer lab.15 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrea Bruder

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 4.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Individual and collaborative learning tasks via an online platofrm in preparation for face-to-face activities and to consolidate learning afterwards."

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"These opportunities will be arranged for students and staff explore key concepts using face-to-face and online interactions."

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 hours field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"It is anticipated that a range of innovative fieldwork opportunities will be offered including videoconferencing hosted by clinical sites, face-to-face visits to clinical environments and different community settings, simulated learning experiences and interdisciplinary working."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Skills Tests 1 x 15 min, 2 x 12 min and group presentation 10 min/student (3,000 words equiv)The first practical skills tasks will be administered towards the beginning of the Semester in the students own time students. They will be required to video record and peer mark their demonstration. The second practical skills examination will be timetabled during the normal teaching period. The third practical skills examination will be scheduled during the official end of Semester examination period. Ca50 01, 02, 03, 04
Portfolio (3500 word equivalent)The professional portfolio will contain a selection of work completed throughout semester including a plan of their proposed peer health program, a reflective case report instigating the prescription of the exercise for promotion of health and wellbeing.35 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1 hour Online Examination (1000 words)Online examination will be scheduled during the Official End of Semester examination period. It will exploit online technologies to provide challenging tasks to elicit reasoning processes including the selection of assessment and treatment techniques/strategies for promotion of health and wellbeing. This will be an invigilated examination in a computer lab.15 01, 02, 03, 04