PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR CARDIO-RESPIRATORY DYSFUNCTION

PTY4CAP

2021

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.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities including online activities, workshops, understanding cardiorespiratory case management and undertaking practical examinations. These are collectively designed to achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes.

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Wests Respiratory physiology-the essentials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWest, J. B., & Luks, A. M

Year2015

Edition/Volume10TH EDN

PublisherWolters Kluwer

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy: Adults and Paediatrics

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMain, E & Denehy, L

Year2016

Edition/Volume5TH EDN

PublisherELSEVIER, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, EDINBURGH.

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Wests Pulmonary pathophysiology-the essentials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorWest, J. B., & Luks, A. M.

Year2017

Edition/Volume9TH EDN

PublisherWolters Kluwer

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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. Explain the anatomical structures and pathophysiological adaptations that occur in common cardiorespiratory clinical presentations.
02. Implement and justify safe and effective client-centred physiotherapy assessments of the cardiorespiratory system.
03. Apply effective clinical reasoning to analyse and explain the findings of cardiorespiratory assessments to produce prioritized, client-centred problem lists.
04. Devise, implement, and evaluate safe, effective and evidence based client-centred interventions in accordance with problem lists.
05. Apply ethical and professional behaviours to maintain safe workplaces for both therapists and clients

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Hanson

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One mid-semester 7 minute practical examination (1000 words equivalent). 

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

2 hour end of semester written theory examination (2000 words equivalent). This assessment format includes a combination of multiple choice questions and case study problems. 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).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

One 15 minute end of semester practical examination (2000 words equivalent) Students will be assessed on treatment and exercise prescription, along with discharge planning and continuum of patient care. 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 Zealand

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlison Kuter

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One mid-semester 7 minute practical examination (1000 words equivalent). 

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

2 hour end of semester written theory examination (2000 words equivalent). This assessment format includes a combination of multiple choice questions and case study problems. 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).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

One 15 minute end of semester practical examination (2000 words equivalent) Students will be assessed on treatment and exercise prescription, along with discharge planning and continuum of patient care. 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 Zealand

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5