GRADUATE-ENTRY PREPARATION FOR MASTER OF PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE

PTY3GEP

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop core threshold knowledge and skills required to learn successfully in the Master of Physiotherapy Practice. This will include introduction to enquiry-based learning, physiotherapy clinical knowledge, skills and decision making and evidence-based practice. Students will develop skills in teamwork, interpersonal communication, critical appraisal and application of clinical assessment and treatment techniques. Students will also have the opportunity to engage with online resources for revision and self-evalution of pre-requisite knowledge as part of the introduction to the Graduate-Entry Masters program

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlice Hill

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have an enrolment in HMPYP - Master of Physiotherapy Practice, ME or HMPYPB - Master of Physiotherapy Practice HMPYPB, BE.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNeuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment: a handbook for therapists.PrescribedPetty, N 20114TH EDN, ELSEVIER, SYDNEY.
ReadingsPrinciples of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management: a guide for therapists.PrescribedPetty, N 20112ND EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, SYDNEY.
ReadingsTherapeutic exercise, moving toward function.PrescribedBrody, LT & Hall, CM 20113RD EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Illustrate the basic principles underpinning physiotherapy assessment.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Reflection on learning via workbook (personal learning space). Practical classes and examination.

02. Illustrate the basic principles underpinning physiotherapy interventions.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Reflection on learning via workbook (personal learning space). Practical classes and examination.

03. Implement assessment and treatment strategies.

Activities:
Practical classes and examination.

04. Participate in collaborative learning activities to solve complex problems.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Practical classes.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Summer 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Hill

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory
Five 1.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Total of 5 hours comprising: 5 x 1 hr computer labs"

Lecture
Two 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical
One 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"Group Presentation per Study Period"

Practical
One 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"Practical Exam per Study Period"

Practical
One 9.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"Unsupervised Practicals (revision) per Study period"

Practical
One 31.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Total of 31 hours comprising: 1 x 1hr + 4 x 1.5hr + 12 x 2 hrs"

Scheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.
"Online pre-recorded lectorials plus La Trobe University-derived revision material related to pre-requisites"

Tutorial
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word essay.Structured reflection on learning.35 01, 02
One group presentation (five minutes per student).15 01, 02, 04
Two 15-minute practical exams.Hurdle requirement: students must achieve 50% or higher in exams to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03