PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY

PTY5PDS

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will be given the opportunity to learn the scientific and clinical bases of contemporary sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy in professional development programs approved by the School of Physiotherapy and accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Relevant anatomy, physiology, radiology, medical sciences, psychology, basic clinical reasoning and practical skills are taught with particular emphasis on clinical application and evidence based practice. In addition to the core material presented at approved professional development courses, students have the flexibility to enrol in other courses specific to their needs.

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 be enrolled in one of the following courses: HCSP - Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy or HZSPMP - Master of Sports Physiotherapy / Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy or HZSPMY - Master of Sports Physiotherapy / Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Sports MedicineRecommendedBrukner P and Khan KMCGRAW-HILL SYDNEY, 2ND EDN, 2001
ReadingsEvidence-based Sports Medicine.RecommendedMacAuley D and Best TBMJ BOOKS, LONDON, EDS 2002

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply hypothetico-deductive clinical reasoning principles to develop an examination and management plan

Activities:
Completion of 104 hours of professional development courses. Australian Physiotherapy Association Spinal 1, Sports 1 and Sports 2 courses are compulsory

02. Evaluate an athlete/client's sports injury#related problem incorporating diagnostic reasoning and evidence pertaining to diagnosis

Activities:
Completion of 104 hours of professional development courses. Australian Physiotherapy Association Spinal 1, Sports 1 and Sports 2 courses are compulsory

03. Examine an athletes# body regions and function by designing and performing an advanced physical examination.

Activities:
Completion of 104 hours of professional development courses. Australian Physiotherapy Association Spinal 1, Sports 1 and Sports 2 courses are compulsory

04. Develop a management and rehabilitation plan which incorporates principles of motor learning, physical training, specific exercise prescription and manual therapy, as well as the relevant evidence

Activities:
Completion of 104 hours of professional development courses. Australian Physiotherapy Association Spinal 1, Sports 1 and Sports 2 courses are compulsory

05. Critique and evaluate the material presented on professional development courses attended.

Activities:
Completion of 104 hours of professional development courses. Australian Physiotherapy Association Spinal 1, Sports 1 and Sports 2 courses are compulsory

06. Develop a personal professional development plan based on the knowledge and skills gaps relevant to your current and future clinical practice.

Activities:
Completion of 104 hours of professional development courses. Australian Physiotherapy Association Spinal 1, Sports 1 and Sports 2 courses are compulsory

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, All Year, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs
One 13.0 days professional development programs per study period and delivered via blended.
"104 hours of attendance at professional development programs approved by the School of Physiotherapy and accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. This must include a spinal course of the equivalence of 20 hours or the Spinal 1 course (20 hours)if available in your state, Level 1 Sports course (12 hours) and Level 2 Sports course (20 hours total) which are offered by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. In addition to contact time, students are expected to complete pre and post course reading tasks as well as a written assignment for each course completed. Students enrolled in the combined masters program (HZSPMP or HZSPMY) who have already completed PTY5PDM may be eligible for credit for hours and assignments in this subject."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
total of 7,500 word assignments750 words for each 10 hours need to be completed. HZSPMP, HZSPMY and HCSP students who have completed PTY5PDM are required to complete 50% of the assessment tasks. Additional hurdle requirement of a completed spreadsheet of planned professional development courses.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06