PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DYSFUNCTION

PTY4CAP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop physiotherapy skills in assessment, problem identification, planning, implementation and progression of evidence-based treatment relevant to adults and children with common respiratory and cardiac conditions or following abdominal, thoracic or cardiac surgery or chest trauma in a variety of healthcare settings.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClarice Tang

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following courses: HZHSPP or HZHSPB and must have passed: HBS3PAP and [HBS3ANP or HBS3AUN] and PTY3EHW and PTY3STM OR Must be admitted into one of the following courses: HZPHPP or HZPHPB and must have passed: HBS3AUN and PTY3PDB and HBS3PCY and HBS3PBD OR Must be admitted into one of the following courses: HMPYP or HMPYPB and no other rule applies.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCardiorespiratory Physiotherapy: Adults and PaediatricsPrescribedMain, E & Denehy, L 20165TH EDN, ELSEVIER, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.
ReadingsPulmonary pathophysiology-the essentialsRecommendedWest, J 20128TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, BALTIMORE.
ReadingsRespiratory physiology-the essentialsRecommendedWest, J 201510TH EDN, LIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS AND WILKINS, BALTIMORE.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. You will be able to complete and medico-legally document a safe, sensitive and case-specific assesment relevant to common cardiorespiratory problems, and in a variety of healthcare settings.

Activities:
Practical Examination

02. You will be able to perform a case sensitive analysis and interpretation of asssesment findings relevant to common respiratory and cardiac conditions or following abdominal, thoracic or cardiac surgery to produce a prioritised problem list.

Activities:
Assignment, practical and written examination.

03. You will be able to devise and justify an inter-professional and evidence based treatment that can be safely applied and is relevant to common respiratory and cardiac conditions or following abdominal, thoracic or cardiac surgery.

Activities:
Practical and written examination.

04. You will be able to safely perform and medico-legally document a range of commonly used manual and mechanical physiotherapy techniques relevant to common cardiorespiratory problems and in accordance with the treatment plan.

Activities:
Practical examination.

05. You will provide clear case sensitive instructions and demonstration relevant to self- management of common cardiorespiratory conditions.

Activities:
Practical examination.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One hour end of semester theory examination (1,000-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the written examination. Students must demonstrate their cardio-respiratory knowledge to a satisfactory level before continuing to clinical placement subjects.30 03, 05, 02
One 20-minute end of semester practical examination (1,000-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must achieve a score 50% or greater to pass.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One mid-semester written assignment (1,000-word equivalent)25 02
One 15-minute in-class practical assessment (750-words equivalent)15 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClarice Tang

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One hour end of semester theory examination (1,000-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in the written examination. Students must demonstrate their cardio-respiratory knowledge to a satisfactory level before continuing to clinical placement subjects.30 03, 05, 02
One 20-minute end of semester practical examination (1,000-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must achieve a score 50% or greater to pass.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One mid-semester written assignment (1,000-word equivalent)25 02
One 15-minute in-class practical assessment (750-words equivalent)15 02, 03, 04, 05