CARDIORESPIRATORY PHYSIOTHERAPY - THEORY AND PRACTICE

PTY3CRP

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the aetiology, pathology, clinical features, complications and management of common cardiac and respiratory conditions. Emphasis is on the development of physiotherapy skills to assess and treat patients with these conditions. Evidence based practice is applied to patient care in the areas of general and specialist surgery, intensive and coronary care, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory medicine and chest trauma.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFelicity Blackstock

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PTY2CLP, HBS2APC, HBS2PPB, PHE2BDA, PTY2CDP, PTY2PSC, HBS2NSM, HBS2PPY, PHE2BDB, PHE2RMH, PTY2EPA, PTY2PAE, PTY2PSD

Co-requisites PTY3PHE, PTY3NEU, PTY3MSP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPTY3CRP cardiorespiratory physiotherapy manualPrescribed. . .CURRENT EDITION, SCHOOL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY.

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