ADVANCED PRACTICE OF SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY

PTY5APS

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students are given the opportunity to develop skills in patient examination and differential diagnosis within a clinical reasoning paradigm. Supervised clinical practice encourages and facilitates rational decision making with respect to treatment selection, treatment progression and planning ongoing management programs.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must pass (PTY5SEE & PTY5ACS & PTY5PDS) or (PTY5LSE and PTY5PSM and PTYPDS) and must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HMSPH - Master of Sports Physiotherapy, HZSPMP - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy or HZSPMY - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Co-requisitesPTY5CRP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsMust pass HCSP - Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy with a minimum B grade course WAM.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

The Sensitive Nervous System.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorButler, D.S.

Year2000

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherNOIGROUP PUBLICATIONS, UNLEY SA

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Clinical sports medicine

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBrukner, P. & Khan, K.

Year2001

Edition/Volume2ND ED

PublisherMCGRAW-HILL, SYDNEY

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Evidence based sports Medicine

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMacAuley, D. & Best, T.

Year2002

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBMJ BOOKS, LONDON

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required100 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Assess and manage an athlete/ client's sports injury related problems using appropriate communication and collaboration with clients, coaches and other support staff, carers, family and health professional colleagues to at least the minimum standard expected for a postgraduate sports physiotherapist.
02. Assess an athlete/ client's sports injury related problem using a sensitive and specific client interview to at least the standard of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist.
03. Justify and performs a safe, systematic, efficient, prioritised physical assessment to the minimum standard expected of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist
04. Combine advanced clinical reasoning and an evidence based approach to analyse and interpret assessment findings to minimum standard expected of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist.
05. Manage clients with sports injury disorders by selecting, performing, monitoring and progressing interventions safely and precisely to the minimum standard expected of a postgraduate sports physiotherapist
06. Plan for improved future performance by reflecting on the processes by which clinical decisions were made during patient interactions
07. Demonstrate professional behaviour appropriate to at least the minimum standard expected for a postgraduate sports physiotherapist

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, All Year, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 13.00 days placement - off site per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
100 hours of supervised clinical practice over both semesters (approximately 5 hours per week or in negotiated blocks).

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1-hour Clinical examinationN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
2 X 1,500 word assignmentsN/AN/AN/ANo25
2 X Clinical evaluations Additional Hurdle of Completed spreadsheet of planned clinical placements-(see LMS)N/AN/AN/AYes25