PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY
Credit points: 30
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 your needs.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesYou are required to complete 104 hours of professional development learning activities approved by the subject co-ordinators. This must include the Spinal A (or spinal 1) course and the Spinal 2 courses offered by Australian Physiotherapy Association. These learning activities include lectures, practical sessions and additional reading. You will apply and extend upon your knowledge and skills from your practice.
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: Master of Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy HMMSPC or or Graduate Certificate of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy HCMP
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Clinical Sports Medicine
Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation
Clinical reasoning in musculoskeletal practice
AuthorJones, M., Rivett, D
PublisherBUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN, EDINBURGH
Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Other Site, 2021, All Year, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEdmund Leahy
Professional Development ProgramsWeek: 0 - 0
One 13.00 days professional development programs per study period on any day including weekend during the day 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, and the Spinal 2 course which is offered by Australian Physiotherapy Association. In addition to contact time, students are expected to complete pre and post course reading tasks as well as practicing techniques to achieve required competencies. Students who have already completed PTY5PDS may be eligible for credit for hours and assignments in this subject.
Students will undertake continuous assessment. Students will submit a series of assignments across their year of study, totaling 7500 words equivalent. Students who have completed PTY5PDS are required to complete 50% of the assessment tasks. Hurdle requirement: a completed spreadsheet of planned professional development courses must be submitted in order to pass this subject.
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