GRADUATE-ENTRY PREPARATION FOR MASTER OF PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE

PTY3GEP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop core threshold knowledge and skills required to learn successfully in the Master of Physiotherapy Practice. This will include introduction to enquiry-based learning, physiotherapy clinical knowledge, skills and decision making and evidence-based practice. Students will develop skills in teamwork, interpersonal communication, critical appraisal and application of clinical assessment and treatment techniques. Students will also have the opportunity to engage with online resources for revision and self-evalution of pre-requisite knowledge as part of the introduction to the Graduate-Entry Masters program

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPhillip Hughes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have an enrolment in HMPYP - Master of Physiotherapy Practice, ME or HMPYPB - Master of Physiotherapy Practice HMPYPB, BE.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNeuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment: a handbook for therapists.PrescribedPetty, N 20114TH EDN, ELSEVIER, SYDNEY.
ReadingsPrinciples of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management: a guide for therapists.PrescribedPetty, N 20112ND EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, SYDNEY.
ReadingsTherapeutic exercise, moving toward function.PrescribedBrody, LT & Hall, CM 20113RD EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Illustrate the basic principles underpinning physiotherapy assessment.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Reflection on learning via workbook (personal learning space). Practical classes and examination.

02. Illustrate the basic principles underpinning physiotherapy interventions.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Reflection on learning via workbook (personal learning space). Practical classes and examination.

03. Implement assessment and treatment strategies.

Activities:
Practical classes and examination.

04. Participate in collaborative learning activities to solve complex problems.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Practical classes.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 03-09, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhillip Hughes

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 04 - 04
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 04 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1 face to face lecture and 2 online lectures. NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 06 - 07
Six 1.5 hours collaborative based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Unsupervised scheduled practice sessions (revision). NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

Practical Week: 04 - 07
Sixteen 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

Tutorial Week: 04 - 06
Ten 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 06 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

WorkShop Week: 04 - 06
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 06 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One unstructured 1000 word reflective essay (500 word-count equivalent)Unstructured reflection on learning.35 01, 02
One group presentation - 5 minutes per student (500 work-count equivalent per student)15 01, 02, 04
Two practical exams (1500 word-count equivalent per practical exam, therefore 3000 word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must achieve 50% or higher in each practical exam to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03