PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DYSFUNCTION

PTY4CAP

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop physiotherapy skills in assessment, problem identification, planning, implementation and progression of evidence-based treatment relevant to adults and children with common respiratory and cardiac conditions or following abdominal, thoracic or cardiac surgery or chest trauma in a variety of healthcare settings.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKatie Stansfeld

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, HSBS3ANP, 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
ReadingsPhysiotherapy for respiratory and cardiac problems. Adults and paediatrics.PrescribedPryor, J & Prasad, S (eds) 20084TH EDN, ELSEVIER, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.
ReadingsPulmonary pathophysiology-the essentialsRecommendedWest, J 20077TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, BALTIMORE.
ReadingsRespiratory physiology-the essentialsRecommendedWest, J 20088TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, BALTIMORE.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. You will be able to complete and medico-legally document a safe, sensitive and case-specific assesment relevant to common cardiorespiratory problems, and in a variety of healthcare settings.

Activities:
Practical Examination

02. You will be able to perform a case sensitive analysis and interpretation of asssesment findings relevant to common respiratory and cardiac conditions or following abdominal, thoracic or cardiac surgery to produce a prioritised problem list.

Activities:
Assignment, practical and written examination.

03. You will be able to devise and justify an interprofessional and evidence based treatment that can be safely applied and is relevant to common respiratory and cardiac conditions or following abdominal, thoracic or cardiac surgery.

Activities:
Practical and written examination.

04. You will be able to safely perform and medico-legally document a range of commonly used manual and mechanical physiotherapy techniques relevant to common cardiorespiratory problems and in accordance with the treatment plan.

Activities:
Practical examination.

05. You will provide clear case sensitive instructions and demonstration relevant to self- management of common cardiorespiratory conditions.

Activities:
Practical examination.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

Class requirements

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.

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.
"Practical skills"

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 face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour theory examinationHurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the written examination35 03, 05, 02
One 20-minute practical exam end of semester.Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the practical examiniation.45 05, 01, 02, 03, 04
One thousand written word assignment20 02

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClarice Tang

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour theory examinationHurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the written examination35 03, 05, 02
One 20-minute practical exam end of semester.Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the practical examiniation.45 05, 01, 02, 03, 04
One thousand written word assignment20 02