SOFT TISSUE MANAGEMENT

PTY3STM

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn core knowledge and skills for the management of soft tissues including the pathogenesis of common soft tissue injuries and normal healing processes for different tissue types. Students will learn clinical assessment strategies and how to apply treatment strategies to enhance healing processes, and assist rehabilitation, including manual therapy, electrotherapy, and exercise. As well, there will be emphasis on predisposing and preventative factors. Reference to the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, and pain, as a multidimensional experience, will reinforce the need for a patient-centred approach to the management of soft tissue pathology.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLester Jones

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed HBS2APT, HBS2PBM, PTY2HDM, HLT2IEP and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSPP, HZHSPB - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice.

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
ReadingsClinical Sports MedicineRecommendedBrukner, P. & Khan, K 20114TH EDN, MCGRAW HILL, SYDNEY
ReadingsElectrotherapy ExplainedRecommendedRobertson, V.J. et al 2006ELSEVIER, SYDNEY
ReadingsJoint motion and function assessmentRecommendedClarkson, H.M 2005LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PHILADELPHIA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1-hour team meeting"

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Formative feedback sessions"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Attendance at eClinics5
Case report (1000 words)30
Class presentation x 15 mins (group activity)20
Reflective summary of skills diary (1000 words)25
Skills examinations x 2 (10 minutes each)20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLester Jones

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Team meeting"

Practical
One 1.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Formative feedback session"

Practical
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Attendance at eClinics5
Case report (1000 words)30
Class presentation x 15 mins (group activity)20
Reflective summary of skills diary (1000 words)25
Skills examinations x 2 (10 minutes each)20