PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR NEUROLOGICAL DYSFUNCTION

PTY4NEP

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will learn core knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to physiotherapy management of common neurological problems. The emphasis will be on evidence-based assessment and intervention of neurological patients across the lifespan and various health care settings. Using an enquiry-based learning approach, case examples will include, but not be limited to, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Cerebral Palsy. The World Health Organisation International Classification of Function Disability and Health will provide a framework to demonstrate the need for person centredness. Students will be taught in a blended approach, with face to face classes supported by teacher guided online activities.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Barradell

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, HBS3ANP, 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
ReadingsClinical outcome measurement in adult neurological physiotherapyPrescribedHill, K, Denisenko, S, Miller, K, Clements, T & Batchelor, F 20104TH EDN, NATIONAL NEUROLOGY GROUP AUSTRALIAN PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION, MELBOURNE.
ReadingsPhysical Management for Neurological Conditions.RecommendedStokes,M. & Stack E. 2011ELSEVIER

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Complete a safe, sensitive and case-specific assessment relevant to common neurological problems, and in a variety of healthcare settings.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

02. Perform a case sensitive analysis and interpretation of assessment findings relevant to common neurological conditions to produce a prioritised problem list and patient centred goals.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

03. Devise and justify an interprofessional and evidence based treatment that can be safely applied and is relevant to common neurological conditions.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

04. Safely and effectively perform a range of therapeutic interventions commonly used in neurological physiotherapy.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, online collaborative learning activity.

05. Demonstrate commitment to individual life long learning, including self evaluation, reflection, and response to feedback.

Activities:
Lectures, eclinic, practical class, workshops, portfolio.

Subject options

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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-ordinatorSarah Barradell

Class requirements

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

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"WEEK 1 ONLY"

Practical
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"In class assessment in week 8"

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"six will be provided in an online and/or collaborative fashion"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Portfolio (artefacts/profiles). 3 artefacts equivalent 1700 words.45 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Practical assessment (equivalent 1,200 words) week 8 skills task.20 01, 02
Practical assessment (equivalent to 1,200 words) official examination period skills taskHurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.35 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Barradell

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"six will be provided in an online and/or collaborative fashion"

Practical
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"In class assessment in week 8"

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"WEEK 1 ONLY"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Portfolio (artefacts/profiles). 3 artefacts equivalent 1700 words.45 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Practical assessment (equivalent 1,200 words) week 8 skills task.20 01, 02
Practical assessment (equivalent to 1,200 words) official examination period skills taskHurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.35 01, 02, 03, 04