PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY

PTY5PDM

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will be given the opportunity to learn the scientific and clinical bases of contemporary musculoskeletal physiotherapy in professional development programs approved by the School of Allied Health and accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Relevant anatomy, physiology, radiology, medical sciences, psychology, basic clinical reasoning and practical skills are taught with particular emphasis on clinical application and evidence based practice. In addition to the core material presented at approved professional development courses, you have the flexibility to enrol in other courses specific to their needs.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy

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 be enrolled in one of the following courses: HCMP - Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy or HZSPMP - Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy / Master of Sports Physiotherapy or HZSPMY - Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy / Master of Sports Physiotherapy

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 Sports Medicine

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrukner, P.

Year2016

Edition/Volume5th edition

PublisherMCGRAW-HILL

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Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHengeveld, E.

Year2014

Edition/Volume8th Edition

PublisherELSEVIER

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Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJull, G.

Year2015

Edition/Volume4th Edition

PublisherCHURCHILL, LIVINGSTONE

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Clinical reasoning for manual therapists

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJones, M., Rivett, D

Year2004

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PublisherBUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN, EDINBURGH

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

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. Apply hypothetico-deductive clinical reasoning principles to develop an examination and management plan
02. Evaluate a clients musculoskeletal problem incorporating diagnostic reasoning and evidence pertaining to diagnosis.
03. Examine a client's spinal and/or peripheral musculoskeletal regions by designing and performing an advanced musculoskeletal physical examination.
04. Develop a management and rehabilitation plan which incorporates principles of motor learning, specific exercise prescription and manual therapy, as well as the relevant evidence.
05. Critique and evaluate the material presented on professional development courses attended.
06. Develop a personal professional development plan based on the knowledge and skills gaps relevant to your current and future clinical practice

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site, 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs Week: 0 - 0
One 13.00 d professional development programs per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"104 hours of attendance at professional development programs approved by the School of Physiotherapy and accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. This must include the Spinal 1 course, Level 1 Sports course and the Spinal 2 courses which are offered by Australian Physiotherapy Association. In addition to contact time, students are expected to complete pre and post course reading tasks as well as practising techniques to achieve required competencies. Students enrolled in the combined masters program (HZSPMP) who have already completed PTY5PDS may be eligible for credit for hours and assignments in this subject."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Assignments (total of 7,500-words) 750 words for each 10 hours need to be completed. HZSPMP and HCMP students who have completed PTY5PDS are required to complete 50% of the assessment tasks. Hurdle requirement of a completed spreadsheet of planned professional development courses.N/AN/AN/AYes100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6