PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL DYSFUNCTION

PTY4MUP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn how to use a patient-centred model of clinical reasoning to assist with diagnosis, assessment and management of common fracture and vertebral conditions. Students will develop skills in selecting and performing assessment tasks and in designing, implementing and progressing management programs for common fracture and vertebral conditions. The clinical reasoning model includes reference to the WHO International Classification of Functioning framework , a biopsychosocial approach to health care and an emphasis on evidence based practice.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

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, HBS3ANP, 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
ReadingsClinical protocols in acute orthopaedicsPrescribedOldmeadow, LN/A

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

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 online.
"On-line delivery"

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.

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 800 word team assignment - mid semester5
one 1,500-word individual assignment - mid semester10
one 1-hour case-based written examination - end of semester35
one 10-minute practical skills examination - end of semesterHurdle Requirement: When raw scores of the two practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.30
one 10-minute practical skills examination - mid-semester20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

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 online.
"on-line delivery"

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.

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 800 word team assignment - mid semester5
one 1,500-word individual assignment - mid semester10
one 1-hour case-based written examination - end of semester35
one 10-minute practical skills examination - end of semesterHurdle Requirement: When raw scores of the two practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.30
one 10-minute practical skills examination - mid-semester20