GRADUATE-ENTRY PREPARATION FOR MASTER OF PHYSIOTHERAPY PRACTICE

PTY3GEP

2020

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.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPhillip Hughes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMPYP or HMPYPB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNeuromusculoskeletal examination and assessment: a handbook for therapists.PrescribedPetty, N 20114TH EDN, ELSEVIER, SYDNEY.
ReadingsPrinciples of neuromusculoskeletal treatment and management: a guide for therapists.PrescribedPetty, N 20112ND EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, SYDNEY.
ReadingsTherapeutic exercise, moving toward function.PrescribedBrody, LT & Hall, CM 20113RD EDN, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Select and analyse, safe, best practice, person-centred physical examinations of the peripheral neuromusculoskeletal system.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Reflection on learning via workbook (personal learning space). Practical classes and examination.

02. Select and apply safe, effective and best practice, patient-centred physiotherapy interventions in the management of disorders of the peripheral neuromusculoskeletal system

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Reflection on learning via workbook (personal learning space). Practical classes and examination.

03. Reflect on aspects of physiotherapy practice to improve performance.

Activities:
Practical classes and examination.

04. Develop and refine a structured approach to searching databases for efficacy of assessments and treatments in physiotherapy.

Activities:
Enquiry based learning and report through team presentation. Practical classes.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Week 04-12, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhillip Hughes

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 04 - 06
Six 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 06 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Commence week 4 "

Practical Week: 04 - 07
Twenty two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

Tutorial Week: 04 - 06
Five 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 06 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

WorkShop Week: 04 - 06
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 04 to week 06 and delivered via face-to-face.
"NB: Classes for this subject commence week 4"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1000 word reflective essay (500 words equivalent)Unstructured reflection on learning.15 03
One group presentation - 10 minutes per student (1000 words equivalent per student)30 01, 02
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.35 01, 02, 03
One 750 word assignment20 01, 02, 04