PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL DYSFUNCTION

PTY4MUP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn how to use a patient-centred model of clinical reasoning to assist with diagnosis, assessment and management of common fracture and vertebral conditions. Students will develop skills in selecting and performing assessment tasks and in designing, implementing and progressing management programs for common fracture and vertebral conditions. The clinical reasoning model includes reference to the WHO International Classification of Functioning framework , a biopsychosocial approach to health care and an emphasis on evidence based practice.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZHSPP or HZHSPB and must have passed the following subjects: HBS3PAP and [HBS3ANP or HBS3AUN] and PTY3EHW and PTY3STM OR Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZPHPP or HZPHPB and must have passed the following subjects: HBS3AUN and PTY3PDB and HBS3PCY and HBS3PDB OR Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HMPYP or HMPYPB and no other rules 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

Readings

Clinical protocols in acute orthopaedics

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorOldmeadow, L

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOldmeadow, L.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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. Differentially diagnose a fracture and apply the principles of reduce, hold and move to the management of fractures commonly seen in Physiotherapy practice.
02. Select, justify and safely conduct a case sensitive subjective and physical assessment and interpret the assessment findings for people with common limb fractures and joint arthroplasties across the lifespan
03. Select, justify and safely conduct a case sensitive treatment for people with common limb fractures & joint arthroplasties across the lifespan
04. Conduct a sensitive and case specific interview for a patient presenting with a vertebral disorder to establish and document a clear understanding of the patient and their status to guide physical examination choices and a management plan
05. Plan, justify and safely conduct a targeted physical examination and interpret the assessment findings for a patient presenting with a vertebral disorder
06. Select, justify, safely apply and evaluate appropriate interventions for a patient presenting with a vertebral disorder
07. Select, safely apply and medico legally document high velocity, low amplitude (HVLA manipulation techniques to the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spines (ASofP7.1).
08. Recognise and manage common clinical patterns of presentation in patients with vertebral disorders (ASofP3.1.3)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On-line delivery"

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 2.00 h 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 800 word team assignment (200 words per student) - mid semesterN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3
One 1,500-word paired assignment (750 words per student) - mid semesterN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO5, SILO6, SILO8
One 1-hour case-based written examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semesterN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO8
One 10-minute practical skills examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semester Hurdle Requirement: When raw scores of the two practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.N/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8
One 10-minute practical skills examination (800 word equiv) - mid-semester Practical exam is 8 minutes in length with 2 minutes examiner feedbackN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"on-line delivery"

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 2.00 h 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 800 word team assignment (200 words per student) - mid semesterN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO3
One 1,500-word paired assignment (750 words per student) - mid semesterN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO5, SILO6, SILO8
One 1-hour case-based written examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semesterN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO8
One 10-minute practical skills examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semester Hurdle Requirement: When raw scores of the two practical assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater.N/AN/AN/AYes30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8
One 10-minute practical skills examination (800 word equiv) - mid-semester Practical exam is 8 minutes in length with 2 minutes examiner feedbackN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8