ADVANCED PRACTICE OF SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY

PTY5APS

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students are given the opportunity to develop skills in patient examination and differential diagnosis within a clinical reasoning paradigm. Supervised clinical practice encourages and facilitates rational decision making with respect to treatment selection, treatment progression and planning ongoing management programs.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must pass (PTY5SEE & PTY5ACS & PTY5PDS) or (PTY5LSE and PTY5PSM and PTYPDS) and must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HMSPH - Master of Sports Physiotherapy, HZSPMP - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy or HZSPMY - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Co-requisites PTY5CRP or PTY5CRM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must pass HCSP - Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy with a minimum B grade course WAM.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical sports medicineRecommendedBrukner, P. & Khan, K.2ND ED, MCGRAW-HILL, SYDNEY, (2001)
ReadingsEvidence based sports MedicineRecommendedMacAuley, D. & Best, T. (eds)BMJ BOOKS, LONDON 2002
ReadingsSpecific reading list to be provided prior to commencement of each clinical placementRecommendedSchool of Physiotherapy, La Trobe UniversityLa Trobe University
ReadingsThe Sensitive Nervous System.RecommendedButler, D.S.NOIGROUP PUBLICATIONS, UNLEY SA (2000).

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. 1. Assess and manage an athlete/ client#s sportsinjury #related problems using appropriate communication and collaboration wth clients, coaches and other support staff, carers, family and health professional colleagues to at least the minimum standard expected for a postgraduate sports physiotherapist.

Activities:
100 hours of supervised clinical practice

02. Assess an athlete/ client#s sports injury #related problem using a sensitive and specific client interview to at least the standard of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist.

Activities:
100 hours of supervised clinical practice

03. Justify and performs a safe, systematic, efficient, prioritised physical assessment to the minimum standard expected of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist

Activities:
100 hours of supervised clinical practice

04. Combine advanced clinical reasoning and an evidence based approach to analyse and interpret assessment findings to minimum standard expected of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist.

Activities:
100 hours of supervised clinical practice

05. Manage clients with sports injury disorders by selecting, performing, monitoring and progressing interventions safely and precisely to the minimum standard expected of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist

Activities:
100 hours of supervised clinical practice

06. Plan for improved future performance by reflecting on the processes by which clinical decisions were made during patient interactions

Activities:
100 hours of supervised clinical practice

07. Demonstrate professional behaviour appropriate to at least the minimum standard expected for a postgraduate sports physiotherapist

Activities:
100 hours of supervised clinical practice

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, All Year, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 13.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"100 hours of supervised clinical practice over both semesters (approximately 5 hours per week or in negotiated blocks)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1-hour Clinical examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
2 X 1,500 word assignments25
2 X Clinical evaluationsAdditional Hurdle of Completed spreadsheet of planned clinical placements-(see LMS)25