PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR EARLY LIFESPAN AND GENDER-SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

PTY5ELG

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will extend their knowledge and skills relating to physiotherapy assessment and management in the practice areas of paediatrics, women's health and continence. The paediatrics module will cover the theoretical background for assessing and managing children with posture and movement disorders. The women's health module will introduce the aetiology, pathology, clinical features and complications, pertaining to conditions specific to women, that are amenable to physiotherapy care. The continence module will introduce the assessment and management of continence problems occurring in women and men, with the emphasis on incontinence resulting from pelvic floor muscle weakness.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarlena Calo

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted into one of the following courses: HZPHPW, HZPHPB, HZPHPP, HZPHPM, HZPHPS, HZHSPB, HZHSPP, HMPYP, HMPYPB and must have passed PTY4MUP, PTY4NEP, PTY4CAP, PTY4PCP

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

Paediatric physical therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTecklin, J

Year2008

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PHILADELPHIA.

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Women's health in physical therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorIrion, J & Irion, G

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLIPPINCOTT, WILLIAMS & WIKINS, PHILADELPHIA

ISBNN/A

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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. Recognise and describe common clinical presentations seen by paediatric, women's health and continence physiotherapists.
02. Describe common assessment practices in paediatric physiotherapy.
03. Conduct a safe, case-sensitive assessment for women with musculoskeletal dysfunction related to childbearing, and for pre or post common gynaecologic, oncologic or incontinence surgery in men or women.
04. Perform a case sensitive analysis and interpretation of assessment findings relevant to common paediatric, women's health and continence conditions in both men and women.
05. Design and justify an appropriate interdisciplinary and evidence based management plan relevant to common paediatric, women's health and continence conditions in both men and women.
06. Safely and effectively perform a selection of physiotherapy interventions commonly used in women's health and continence physiotherapy.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 30 - 34
Five 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 34
Five 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 34
One 9.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves structured online learning during the study period.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 34
Eleven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO5
One 2,000-word assignment. Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in this written assignment. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespan.N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent each) Hurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both video assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespanN/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarlena Calo

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 30 - 34
Five 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 34
Five 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 34
One 9.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves structured online learning during the study period.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 34
Eleven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO5
One 2,000-word assignment. Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in this written assignment. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespan.N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent each) Hurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both video assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespanN/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 35 - 39
Five 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 35 - 39
Five 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 35 - 39
One 9.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves structured online learning during the study period.

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 39
Eleven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO5
One 2,000-word assignment. Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in this written assignment. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespan.N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent each) Hurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both video assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespanN/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 35-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarlena Calo

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 35 - 39
Five 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 35 - 39
Five 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 35 - 39
One 9.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via online.
Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves structured online learning during the study period.

WorkShopWeek: 35 - 39
Eleven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO5
One 2,000-word assignment. Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in this written assignment. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespan.N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent each) Hurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both video assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespanN/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Geary

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 40 - 44
Five 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 40 - 44
Five 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 40 - 44
One 9.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves structured online learning during the study period.

WorkShopWeek: 40 - 44
Eleven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO5
One 2,000-word assignment. Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in this written assignment. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespan.N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent each) Hurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both video assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespanN/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 40-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarlena Calo

Class requirements

PracticalWeek: 40 - 44
Five 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 40 - 44
Five 1.00 h tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 40 - 44
One 9.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via online.
Class not set at a specific time. Subject involves structured online learning during the study period.

WorkShopWeek: 40 - 44
Eleven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO5
One 2,000-word assignment. Hurdle Requirement: Students must score 50% or greater in this written assignment. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespan.N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Two online video case presentation assignment (1,000 word equivalent each) Hurdle Requirement: When the raw scores of both video assessment tasks are totalled, students must score 50% or greater. Hurdle is required as accreditation requires demonstration of physiotherapy practice across the lifespanN/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6