PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL DYSFUNCTION

PTY4MUP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you 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. You 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 Health, 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 ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities including online learning activities, workshops, practical skills and case based 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 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

Learning resources

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)

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-ordinatorCarolyn Taylor

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 online.
On-line delivery

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*

Case Treatment Plan: Part 1. Individual treatment plan based on a case provided (500-word equivalent). Part 2.Team treatment plan. Justification of treatment choices in 1000-word team written assignment (500-word equivalent per student). Feedback via individualized comments on assignment and general feedback to cohort via lms and class learning activities. 

N/AOtherCombinedNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Case Interview and Clinical reasoning. Part 1 In pairs conduct client interview. Use clinical reasoning to develop a physical examination plan. Part 2 Review of rubric and peer review of assignment prior to submission (1000-word equivalent total per student for this assessment). Peer feedback in class prior to submission. Feedback via individualized comments on assignment and general feedback to cohort via lms and pre submission class learning activities.  

N/AOtherGroupNo15 SILO4, SILO5, SILO8

One 1-hour on line written examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semester

N/ACentral examIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO8

One 10-minute practical skills examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semester. Students must score 50% or greater to pass the assessment as it includes assessments of competencies (Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. https://physiocouncil.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Physiotherapy-Board-Physiotherapy-practice-thresholds-in-Australia-and-Aotearoa-New-Zealand.pdf  

N/AN/AIndividualYes35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJanet McConville

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.
on-line delivery

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*

Case Treatment Plan: Part 1. Individual treatment plan based on a case provided (500-word equivalent). Part 2.Team treatment plan. Justification of treatment choices in 1000-word team written assignment (500-word equivalent per student). Feedback via individualized comments on assignment and general feedback to cohort via lms and class learning activities. 

N/AOtherCombinedNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Case Interview and Clinical reasoning. Part 1 In pairs conduct client interview. Use clinical reasoning to develop a physical examination plan. Part 2 Review of rubric and peer review of assignment prior to submission (1000-word equivalent total per student for this assessment). Peer feedback in class prior to submission. Feedback via individualized comments on assignment and general feedback to cohort via lms and pre submission class learning activities.  

N/AOtherGroupNo15 SILO4, SILO5, SILO8

One 1-hour on line written examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semester

N/ACentral examIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO8

One 10-minute practical skills examination (1000 words equiv) - end of semester. Students must score 50% or greater to pass the assessment as it includes assessments of competencies (Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. https://physiocouncil.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Physiotherapy-Board-Physiotherapy-practice-thresholds-in-Australia-and-Aotearoa-New-Zealand.pdf  

N/AN/AIndividualYes35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8