PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR EARLY LIFESPAN AND GENDER-SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

PTY5ELG

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will extend their knowledge and skills relating to physiotherapy assessment and management in the practice areas of paediatrics, women's health and continence. The paediatrics module will cover the theoretical background for assessing and managing children with posture and movement disorders. The women's health module will introduce the aetiology, pathology, clinical features and complications, pertaining to conditions specific to women, that are amenable to physiotherapy care. The continence module will introduce the assessment and management of continence problems occurring in women and men, with the emphasis on incontinence resulting from pelvic floor muscle weakness.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Mastwyk

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed PTY4MUP, PTY4NEP, PTY4CAP, PTY4PCP and be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHSPP, HZHSPB - Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physiotherapy Practice. HMPYP, HMPYPB - Master of Physiotherapy Practice.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPaediatric physical therapyRecommendedTecklin, J 20084TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PHILADELPHIA.
ReadingsWomen's health in physical therapyRecommendedIrion, J & Irion, G 2010LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WIKINS, PHILADELPHIA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Recognise and describe common clinical presentations seen by paediatric, women's health and continence physiotherapists.

Activities:
Written assignments, Team presentation, Group role play.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Describe common assessment practices in paediatric physiotherapy.

Activities:
Written assignment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Conduct a safe, case-sensitive assessment for women with musculoskeletal dysfunction related to childbearing, and for pre or post common gynaecologic, oncologic or incontinence surgery in men or women.

Activities:
Case presentation assignment - video of assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Communication (Communication)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)

04. Perform a case sensitive analysis and interpretation of assessment findings relevant to common paediatric, women's health and continence conditions in both men and women.

Activities:
Written assignments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

05. Design and justify an appropriate interdisciplinary and evidence based management plan relevant to common paediatric, women's health and continence conditions in both men and women.

Activities:
Written assignments, Team presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Communication (Communication)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)

06. Safely and effectively perform a selection of physiotherapy interventions commonly used in women's health and continence physiotherapy.

Activities:
Group role play.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Communication (Communication)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Speaking (Speaking)

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Bendigo, 2015, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Eleven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 30 - 34
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 9.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves stuctured online learning during the study period."

Practical Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word essay20 01, 05
One 2,000-word assignment.Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task.40 01, 02, 04, 05
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06

Bendigo, 2015, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

Practical Week: 35 - 39
Five 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 35 - 39
One 9.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
"Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves stuctured online learning during the study period."

Tutorial Week: 35 - 39
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 35 - 39
Eleven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word essay20 01, 05
One 2,000-word assignment.Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task.40 01, 02, 04, 05
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06

Bendigo, 2015, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

Practical Week: 40 - 44
Five 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 40 - 44
One 9.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves stuctured online learning during the study period."

Tutorial Week: 40 - 44
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 40 - 44
Eleven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word essay20 01, 05
One 2,000-word assignment.Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task.40 01, 02, 04, 05
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Mastwyk

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Eleven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 30 - 34
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 9.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves stuctured online learning during the study period."

Practical Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word essay20 01, 05
One 2,000-word assignment.Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task.40 01, 02, 04, 05
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Mastwyk

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 35 - 39
Eleven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 35 - 39
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 35 - 39
One 9.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
"Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves stuctured online learning during the study period."

Practical Week: 35 - 39
Five 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word essay20 01, 05
One 2,000-word assignment.Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task.40 01, 02, 04, 05
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Mastwyk

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 40 - 44
Eleven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 40 - 44
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 40 - 44
One 9.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves stuctured online learning during the study period."

Practical Week: 40 - 44
Five 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word essay20 01, 05
One 2,000-word assignment.Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task.40 01, 02, 04, 05
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: A pass in this assessment task40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06