PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT A

PTY2PDA

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Physiotherapy Practice Development A introduces students to physiotherapy citizenship including self-care and reflective practice, while enhancing interpersonal communication including giving and receiving feedback. The subject is designed to integrate and apply learning from the pre-requisite and co-requisite human biosciences and public health subjects. You will have the opportunity to learn defined assessment techniques, safe and effective handling skills, engage in patient education and exercise based prevention and health promotion strategies with a focus on healthy populations. This is a blended learning subject, including workshops, practical sessions and seminars supported by online learning tasks. Innovative fieldwork experiences aim to broaden your understanding of physiotherapy and the populations to which the profession provides service.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Mastwyk

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of activities including collaborative based learning, fieldwork sessions (some will be allocated by the Uuniversity, and some will be self-sourced by the you), simulated cases, self-reflection and formative tasks (practical skills assessments),  a written reflective piece, a field trip, quizzes and collaborative based ,learning, designed to achieve and assess your learning in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. You will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about their your performance on these activities. 

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZPHPW, HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZPHPM, HZPHPS and must have passed HBS1HBA and HLT1IPP and PHE1IDH and HBS1HBB and HLT1RAE and PHE1SDH and ALH1PAL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must be admitted in the Bachelor of Applied Science/Master of Physiotherapy Practice

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Essence of Health

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorHassed, C.

Year2008

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRandom House Australia

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Clinical outcome measurement in adults

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorHill, K, Denisenko, S, Miller, K, Clements, T & Batchelor, F

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherNational Neurology Group Australian Physiotherapy Association, Melbourne

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Principles of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management - A handbook for therapists.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorPetty, N. J.

Year2017

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherChurchill Livingstone

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorRiebe, D., Ehrman, JK., Liguori, G & Magal, M.

Year2016

Edition/Volume10thEd

PublisherWolters Kluwer Health -Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Neuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment. A handbook for therapists

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorPetty, N. J.

Year2017

Edition/Volume5th Ed

PublisherChurchill Livingstone

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Therapeutic exercise: moving toward function

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBrody, LT & Hall, CM

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherWolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required8 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate professional development in physiotherapy citizenship including self-care and reflective practice.
02. Apply person-centred communication and interpersonal skills with healthy individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
03. Appraise and apply evidence-based assessment related to observation and measurement of movement and physical activity.
04. Critically evaluate physiotherapy interventions to ensure safe, effective and evidence-based practice that promotes health and wellbeing.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Individual and collaborative learning tasks via an online platform in preparation for face-to-face activities and to consolidate learning afterwards.

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 1.00 hour field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
It is anticipated that a range of innovative fieldwork opportunities will be offered including videoconferencing hosted by clinical sites, face-to-face visits to clinical environments and different community settings, simulated learning experiences and interdisciplinary working.

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
These opportunities will be arranged for students and staff explore key concepts using face-to-face and online interactions.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
Two 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Three practical skills tests 2 x 8 minutes and 1 x 10 minute) equivalent to 3000 words. The first practical skills tasks will be administered towards the beginning of the Semester in the student's own time. The second practical skills examination will be timetabled during the normal teaching period. The third practical skills examination will be scheduled during the official end of Semester examination period.

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

This is a structured critical reflective practice written (750 words equivalent) assignment, and part 2 of the Health and Wellbeing Program. This forms an introduction to critical reflection for students.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1

Develop and Implement a health and well-being program (equivalent to 2000 words). This is part 1 of the Health and Wellbeing Program. 

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Two on-line tests (equivalent to 750 words). Test 1: 15 minutes in week 6. Test 2: 30 minutes during exam period. There will also be a practice test during week 2 that will contribute 0% to the overall mark. Tests will open at specific times and remain available for 3 days to complete from that time

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Mastwyk

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 4.00 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Individual and collaborative learning tasks via an online platform in preparation for face-to-face activities and to consolidate learning afterwards.

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
Eight 1.00 hour field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
It is anticipated that a range of innovative fieldwork opportunities will be offered including videoconferencing hosted by clinical sites, face-to-face visits to clinical environments and different community settings, simulated learning experiences and interdisciplinary working.

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
These opportunities will be arranged for students and staff explore key concepts using face-to-face and online interactions.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
Two 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Three practical skills tests 2 x 8 minutes and 1 x 10 minute) equivalent to 3000 words. The first practical skills tasks will be administered towards the beginning of the Semester in the student's own time. The second practical skills examination will be timetabled during the normal teaching period. The third practical skills examination will be scheduled during the official end of Semester examination period.

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

This is a structured critical reflective practice written (750 words equivalent) assignment, and part 2 of the Health and Wellbeing Program. This forms an introduction to critical reflection for students.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1

Develop and Implement a health and well-being program (equivalent to 2000 words). This is part 1 of the Health and Wellbeing Program. 

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Two on-line tests (equivalent to 750 words). Test 1: 15 minutes in week 6. Test 2: 30 minutes during exam period. There will also be a practice test during week 2 that will contribute 0% to the overall mark. Tests will open at specific times and remain available for 3 days to complete from that time

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4