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Physiotherapy in Specific Groups PG (6462.4)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Physiotherapy


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    • Physio Non Standard Period 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191757) - View
    • UC Trimester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180869) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164610) - View
    • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (155919) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (146137) - View

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    In this unit students will integrate the knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning from their prior learning in the design of intervention programs to prevent and manage complex conditions. The role of physiotherapy in a variety of specific groups will be examined. These may include, for example, specific diagnostic groups such as obesity, burns, diabetes and amputees.

    Learning Outcomes


    1. completion of this unit will enable students to plan management and modify physiotherapy interventions for individuals with specific conditions;

    2. integrate knowledge of the physiological, psychological and social changes associated with these conditions and environments within the community;

    3. competencies will be demonstrated and integrated into clinical physiotherapy practice.

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    Contact Hours

    An average of two hours per week lecture; up to two hours tutorial/practical or equivalent. Up to 185 hours of clinical practice is required.


    6457 Musculoskeletal Interventions 3 PG AND 6456 Neurological Interventions 2 PG AND 6455 Cardiothoracic Interventions 2 PG


    Enrolment in the Master of Physiotherapy 768AA

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