GRADUATE-ENTRY PREPARATION FOR MASTER OF PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE

PTY3GEP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to core threshold knowledge and skills required to learn successfully in the Master of Physiotherapy Practice. This will include introduction to enquiry-based learning, physiotherapy clinical knowledge, skills and decision making and evidence-based practice. Students will be taught skills in teamwork, interpersonal communication, critical appraisal and application of clinical assessment and treatment techniques. Students will also have the opportunity to engage with online resources for revision and self-evaluation of pre-requisite knowledge as part of the introduction to the Graduate-Entry Masters program.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPhillip Hughes

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMPYP or HMPYPB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Principles of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management: a guide for therapists.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPetty, N

Year2011

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, SYDNEY.

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Neuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment: a handbook for therapists.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPetty, N

Year2011

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherELSEVIER, SYDNEY.

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Therapeutic exercise, moving toward function.

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrody, LT & Hall, CM

Year2011

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Select and analyse, safe, best practice, person-centred physical examinations of the peripheral neuromusculoskeletal system.
02. Select and apply safe, effective and best practice, patient-centred physiotherapy interventions in the management of disorders of the peripheral neuromusculoskeletal system
03. Reflect on aspects of physiotherapy practice to improve performance.
04. Develop and refine a structured approach to searching databases for efficacy of assessments and treatments in physiotherapy.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 04-12, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhillip Hughes

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 4 - 6
Six 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
Commence week 4

PracticalWeek: 4 - 7
Twenty two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.
NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4

TutorialWeek: 4 - 6
Five 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4

WorkShopWeek: 4 - 6
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 4 to week 6 and delivered via face-to-face.
NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1000 word reflective essay (500 words equivalent) Unstructured reflection on learning.N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3
One group presentation - 10 minutes per student (1000 words equivalent per student)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2
Two 15 minute practical exams (1500 words equivalent) Students must achieve 50% or higher in each practical exam to pass the subject as students must demonstrate competency in various skills.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 750 word assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4