PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DYSFUNCTION

PTY4CAP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop physiotherapy skills in assessment, problem identification, planning, implementation and progression of evidence-based treatment relevant to adults and children with common respiratory and cardiac conditions or following abdominal, thoracic or cardiac surgery or chest trauma in a variety of healthcare settings.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClarice Tang

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed HBS3PAP, HSBS3ANP, PTY3EHW, PTY3STM and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSPP, HZHSPB - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice. OR Admission into HMPYP, HMPYPB - Master of Physiotherapy Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPhysiotherapy for respiratory and cardiac problems. Adults and paediatrics.PrescribedPryor, J & Prasad, S (eds) 20084TH EDN, ELSEVIER, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.
ReadingsPulmonary pathophysiology-the essentialsRecommendedWest, J 20077TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, BALTIMORE.
ReadingsRespiratory physiology-the essentialsRecommendedWest, J 20088TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, BALTIMORE.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

Class requirements

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.

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.
"Practical skills"

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1-hour theory examinationHurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the written examination35
One 20-minute practical exam end of semester.Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the practical examiniation.45
One thousand written word assignment20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClarice Tang

Class requirements

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

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

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1-hour theory examinationHurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the written examination35
One 20-minute practical exam end of semester.Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the practical examiniation.45
One thousand written word assignment20