PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR NEUROLOGICAL DYSFUNCTION

PTY4NEP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will learn core knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to physiotherapy management of common neurological problems. The emphasis will be on evidence-based assessment and intervention of neurological patients across the lifespan and various health care settings. Using an enquiry-based learning approach, case examples will include, but not be limited to, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Cerebral Palsy. The World Health Organisation International Classification of Function Disability and Health will provide a framework to demonstrate the need for person centredness. Students will be taught in a blended approach, with face to face classes supported by teacher guided online activities.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJoanne Wittwer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZHSPP, HZHSPB, HZPHPP, HZPHPB and must have passed: HBS3PAP or [HBS3PCY and HBS3PBD] and [HBS3AUN or HBS3ANP] and [PTY3EHW and PTY3STM or PTY2PDA and PTY3PDB]. OR must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HMPYP, HMPYPB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical outcome measurement in adult neurological physiotherapyPrescribedHill, K, Denisenko, S, Miller, K, Clements, T & Batchelor, F 20104TH EDN, NATIONAL NEUROLOGY GROUP AUSTRALIAN PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION, MELBOURNE.
ReadingsPhysical Management for Neurological Conditions.RecommendedStokes,M. & Stack E. 2011ELSEVIER

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Complete a safe, sensitive and case-specific assessment relevant to common neurological problems, and in a variety of healthcare settings.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

02. Perform a case sensitive analysis and interpretation of assessment findings relevant to common neurological conditions to produce a prioritised problem list and patient centred goals.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

03. Devise and justify an interprofessional and evidence based treatment that can be safely applied and is relevant to common neurological conditions.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

04. Safely and effectively perform a range of therapeutic interventions commonly used in neurological physiotherapy.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

05. Demonstrate commitment to individual life long learning, including self evaluation, reflection, and response to feedback.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, portfolio.

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 2.0 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
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Preparation for these classes will include students participating in ~1.5 hours per week directed study and peer-learning in response to online learning materials. In class assessment in week 8."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Some will be provided in an online and/or collaborative fashion"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 hour written exam (1000 words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Practical Skills Stage 1 Assessment (600 words equivalent)Week 6.15 01, 02, 03, 04
Practical Skills Advanced Assessment (900 words equivalent)Taken during official examination period. Hurdle requirement: When the raw scores of both practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.25 01, 02, 03, 04
Case-based written assignment undertaken in pairs (750 words per student)20 02, 03
Critical reflection (500 words equivalent)10 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Wittwer

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 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
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Preparation for these classes will include students particapting in ~1.5 hours per week directed study and peer-learning in response to online learning materials. In class assessment in week 8."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"six will be provided in an online and/or collaborative fashion"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 hour written exam (1000 words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Practical Skills Stage 1 Assessment (600 words equivalent)Week 6.15 01, 02, 03, 04
Practical Skills Advanced Assessment (900 words equivalent)Taken during official examination period. Hurdle requirement: When the raw scores of both practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.25 01, 02, 03, 04
Case-based written assignment undertaken in pairs (750 words per student)20 02, 03
Critical reflection (500 words equivalent)10 05