GRADUATE-ENTRY PREPARATION FOR MASTER OF PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE

PTY3GEP

2014

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

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLester Jones

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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Week 04-08, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLester Jones

Class requirements

Tutorial
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.
"Online pre-recorded lectorials plus La Trobe University-derived revision material related to pre-requisites"

Practical
One 31.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Total of 31 hours comprising: 1 x 1hr + 4 x 1.5hr + 12 x 2 hrs"

Practical
One 9.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"Unsupervised Practicals (revision) per Study period"

Practical
One 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"Practical Exam per Study Period"

Practical
One 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"Group Presentation per Study Period"

Lecture
Two 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Evidence Based Learning
One 4.0 hours evidence based learning per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Total of 4 hours comprising: 1 x 2hr + 2 x 1hr"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word essay.Structured reflection on learning.35
One group presentation (five minutes per student).15
Two 15-minute practical exams.Hurdle requirement: students must achieve 50% or higher in exams to pass the subject.50