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Musculoskeletal Interventions 1 (8977.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

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

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Syllabus

This unit introduces students to physiotherapy management in disorders of the peripheral joints of the human musculoskeletal system following a patient-centred approach. Students will study the pathophysiology and orthopaedic management of common musculoskeletal disorders. Students will learn the clinical reasoning and practical skills required for assessment and intervention.

This unit is co-taught with unit 6449 Musculoskeletal Interventions 1 PG.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Undertake a subjective and objective patient assessment and from this information plan and implement a simple treatment program;

2. Develop basic knowledge and skills in effective selection, safe implementation and delivery of a basic range of treatment interventions; and

3. Apply methods of measuring the outcome of these interventions. Students will be able to apply methods of measuring the outcome of these interventions. These competencies will be demonstrated and integrated into clinical physiotherapy practice.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Two hours per week lecture or equivalent; up to six hours per week tutorial/practical work.

Prerequisites

6529 Systemic Anatomy and Physiology AND
8279 Advanced Functional Anatomy AND
9808 Regional Anatomy and Physiology

Corequisites

Enrolment in 202JA Bachelor of Physiotherapy AND 11540 Essential Physiotherapy Skills AND 11538 Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

Assumed Knowledge

Basic anatomy.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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