PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DYSFUNCTION

PTY4CAP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be taught knowledge and skills relevant to the physiotherapy management of clients with cardiorespiratory conditions and problems. Students will draw on prior knowledge of cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology while undertaking activities that are aimed at developing skills in assessment, clinical reasoning, problem identification and prioritisation, planning, implementation and progression of evidence-based interventions, evaluation, discharge planning and the broader role of the healthcare team relevant to adults and children with common cardiorespiratory conditions or problems in a variety of healthcare settings.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

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 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 HBS3PDB 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. Explain the anatomical structures and pathophysiological adaptations that occur in common cardiorespiratory clinical presentations.

Activities:
Lectures, online activities, workshops Assessed in online quizzes (formative) and end of semester theory examination

02. Implement and justify safe and effective client-centered physiotherapy assessments of the cardiorespiratory system.

Activities:
Lectures, online activities, workshops, practical classes. Assessed in online quizzes (formative), mid semester practical examination and end of semester theory examination.

03. Apply effective clinical reasoning to analyse and explain the findings of cardiorespiratory assessments to produce prioritized, client-centered problem lists.

Activities:
Online activities, workshops, practical classes. Assessed in mid semester practical examination and end of semester theory examination.

04. Devise, implement, and evaluate safe, effective and evidence based client-centered interventions in accordance with problem lists.

Activities:
Online activities, workshops, practical classes. Assessed in end of semester practical examination, end of semester theory examination, and in-class practical assessment.

05. Apply ethical and professional behaviours to maintain safe workplaces for both therapists and clients

Activities:
Included in all learning activities and assessment items.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, 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 (1000 word equivalent)Students must pass the written examination in order to pass the subject. Students must demonstrate their cardio- respiratory knowledge to a satisfactory level before continuing to clinical placement subjects (in accordance with Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.25 01, 03, 04
One 30-minute end of semester practical examination (1500 word equivalent)Students undertake an individual 30 minute practical examination Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject as it includes assessment of competencies. (page 11 Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand35 03, 04, 05
One mid-semester 12-minute practical examination (650 words equivalent) plus 200 word written report15 02, 03, 05
One group assessment task (800 word equivalent per student)15 04, 05
One 30 minute group presentation (500 word equivalent per student)Students work in groups of 6 and speak for 5 minutes each10 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

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 (1000 word equivalent)Students must pass the written examination in order to pass the subject. Students must demonstrate their cardio- respiratory knowledge to a satisfactory level before continuing to clinical placement subjects (in accordance with Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.25 01, 03, 04
One 30-minute end of semester practical examination (1500 word equivalent)Students undertake an individual 30 minute practical examination Students must pass this assessment to pass the subject as it includes assessment of competencies. (page 11 Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand35 03, 04, 05
One mid-semester 12-minute practical examination (650 words equivalent) plus 200 word written report15 02, 03, 05
One group assessment task (800 word equivalent per student)15 04, 05
One 30 minute group presentation (500 word equivalent per student)Students work in groups of 6 and speak for 5 minutes each10 04, 05