ADVANCED MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE

PTY5AMP

2021

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

In this subject you are given the opportunity to develop advanced neuro-musculoskeletal examination and management skills within a clinical reasoning paradigm. Supervised clinical practice encourages and facilitates rational decision making with respect to treatment selection, treatment progression and planning on going management programs. You are also given the opportunity to integrate advanced manipulative physiotherapy manual techniques and exercise prescription into your clinical practice. You will complete160 hours of supervised clinical practice within the Australian healthcare environment, which will be accumulated over the year at hospital out patient departments and/or private physiotherapy clinics.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorBridget Ward

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HMMSPC or HZSPMY AND Must have passed the following subjects: [(PTY5SEE or PTY5LSE) and (PTY5ACS or PTY5PSM) and PTY5PDM] OR Must have passed the following subjects: (PTY5SEE and PTY5ACS and PTY5PDS and PTY5CRP and PTY5APS)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsMust pass HCMP - Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with a minimum B grade course WAM.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Clinical Reasoning in Musculoskeletal Practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJones M, Rivett D

Year2019

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PublisherChurchhill Livingstone

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Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHengeveld, E. & Banks, K.

Year2013

Edition/Volume5th edition

PublisherELSEVIER

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Grieves Modern Manual Physiotherapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJull, G.

Year2015

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PublisherELSEVIER

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Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHengeveld, E. & Banks, K.

Year2013

Edition/Volume8th Edition

PublisherELSEVIER

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required160 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsNote: The placements for this subject are university sourced, however students have the option of organising their own if they meet specific criteria. Also, the local can be Melbourne metro, regional Victoria or interstate. Additional requirements: police checks, immunisations, working with children checks, may need to travel and source accommodation to participate in the subject.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Assess and manage complex neuro-musculoskeletal problems demonstrating advanced communication and collaboration with clients, carers, family and health professional colleagues.
02. Assess clients with complex neuro-musculoskeletal problems using sensitive and specific client interviews
03. Justify and perform safe, systematic, efficient, prioritised advanced physical neuro-musculoskeletal assessments
04. Combine advanced clinical reasoning and evidence based approaches to analyse and interpret assessment findings
05. Manage clients with complex neuro-muscular disorders by selecting, performing, monitoring and progressing interventions safely and precisely
06. Reflect on clinical decisions made during patient interactions to improve management effectiveness and efficiency.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, All Year, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBridget Ward

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 43
One 160.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Clinical Placement : 160 hours of supervised hours. Online learning resources and optional discussion forums.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 10
One 3.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via online.
Introductory lecture

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 43
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via online.
Introductory material to the placements.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
2 x Clinical examinations (3000 words equivalent) 2 x clinical exams. First exam consists of one 1-hour initial clinical assessment plus 15min questions (1,250 words). Second exam consists of one 1 hour initial clinical consultation and 30-min follow up treatment plus 15 minutes of questions(1,750 words). Total of 3 hours assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Four clinical assessments completed at the end of each 40 hours of clinical placement. A clinical report of each student's performance is completed by the clinical educators after each of the 4 x 40 hours of placement. Equivalent to 9000 words of assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (1500 words equivalent) One 30 minute Objective Structured Clinical Exam of practical skills.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO5