Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan (11539.1)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Physiotherapy|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2021 Semester 2 MR Richie TALBOT (Ph: +61 2 62068455 ) ON-CAMPUS 2022 Semester 2 (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit focuses on developing physiotherapy skills in specific populations, including paediatrics and aged care.
This unit may be co-taught with the postgraduate version of the unit - 11551 Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan PG.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the typical developmental changes (and variations) that occur from infancy, through to adulthood and older age, in the neurological, musculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary systems;
2. Develop strategies to effectively assess children and adults with dysfunction of neurological, musculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary systems;
3. Demonstrate an ability to use age-appropriate physiotherapy interventions specific to an individual's needs at all stages of life using appropriate outcome measures; and
4. Demonstrate understanding of the complexities of the causes of disability associated with ageing.
Three hours of lectures and three hours (2 x 1.5 hours) of tutorials on campus per week.
8976 Cardiothoracic Interventions 1 AND
8979 Cardiothoracic Interventions 2 AND
8982 Neurological Interventions 1 AND
8986 Musculoskeletal Interventions 2 AND
11540 Essential Physiotherapy Skills AND
11538 Orthopaedic Physiotherapy
Enrolment in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy AND 8983 Neurological Interventions 2
Prior knowledge of relevant musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological physiotherapy units as per the prerequisite units listed.
11551 Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan PG