Cardiothoracic Interventions 2 (8979.2)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Physiotherapy|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 MRS Maja LEECH (Ph: +61 2 62068302 ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 1 MRS Maja LEECH (Ph: +61 2 62068302 ) ON-CAMPUS
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- Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (147082) - View
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Using a problem solving approach, this unit further develops the students knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of patients with acute cardiac and respiratory dysfunction. Specific issues relating to clinical and professional practice in the intensive care and acute care environment are examined. The principles of exercise testing, prescription and training will be applied to patients who have cardiac and pulmonary limitations to exercise, as well as to the normal population as a component of health promotion.
This unit is co-taught with unit 6455 Cardiothoracic Interventions 2 PG.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate effective skills in: assessment, interpretation, planning, implementation and evaluation of interventions, required for the practice of physiotherapy in the acute care environment; and
2. Prepare appropriate exercise interventions using the principles of exercise testing, prescription and training as applied to patients who have: cardiac and respiratory limitations to exercise, as well as to the normal population as a component of health promotion.
Up to 6 hours per week of lecture and tutorial work.
11540 Essential Physiotherapy Skills AND 8976 Cardiothoracic Interventions 1 AND 8977 Musculoskeletal Interventions 1
Enrolment in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy and 8982 Neurological Interventions 1