ADVANCED MUSCULOSKELELAL PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE
Credit points: 45
In this subject students are given the opportunity to develop advanced neuro-musculoskeletal examination and management skills within a clinical reasoning paradigm. Supervised clinical practice encourages and facilitates rational decision making with respect to treatment selection, treatment progression and planning ongoing management programs. Students are also given the opportunity to integrate advanced manipulative physiotherapy manual techniques and exercise prescription into their clinical practice. Students will complete160 hours of supervised clinical practice within the Australian healthcare environment, which will be accumulated over the year at hospital outpatient departments and/or private physiotherapy clinics.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Must pass PTY5SEE & PTY5ACS & PTY5PDM and must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HMMSPC - Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, HZSPMP - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
Equivalent subjects PTY5LSE, PTY5PSM, PTY5CRM
Special conditions Must pass HCMP - Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with a minimum B grade course WAM.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Clinical reasoning for manual therapists||Recommended||Jones M, Rivett D, 2004||BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN, EDINBURGH|
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Distance Education, 2014, All Year, Distance Education
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy
Placement - Off Site
One 160.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical Placement : 160 hours of supervised hours. Online learning resources and optional discussion forums."
|2 x Clinical examinations||Each exam consisting of one 1-hour initial clinical assessment, one 30-min follow up treatment and 30 minutes of questions.||50|
|Four clinical assessments completed at the end of each 40 hours of clinical placement.||In addition requires completed spreadsheet of planned clinical placements as a hurdle (spreadsheet & instructions on LMS)||50|