ADVANCED PRACTICE OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY
Credit points: 40
In this subject students are given the opportunity to develop skills in patient examination and differential diagnosis 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.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites PTY5LSE and PTY5PSM and PTY5PDM
Special conditions Offer is subject to sufficient enrolments
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Clinical reasoning for manual therapists||Recommended||Jones, M., Rivett, D.||BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN, EDINBURGH, 2004.|
|Readings||The Sensitive Nervous System||Recommended||Butler, D.S.||NOIGROUP PUBLICATIONS (2000),UNLEY SA.|
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Distance Education, 2014, All Year, Distance Education
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy
Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"160 hours of supervised clinical practice, which will be accumulated over the year at hospital outpatient departments and private physiotherapy clinics."
|2 x Clinical examinations||Each consisting of one 1-hr initial clinical assessment, one 30-min follow up treatment & 30 minutes of questions||50|
|Clinical assessment||Clinical report form completed at the end of each 40 hours of placement||50|