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Area/Catalogue
REHB 2012

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
012919

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To apply core professional and communication knowledge and skills required for gerontology physiotherapy practice in an interprofessional setting.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge and skills required to work with older people (including Aboriginal peoples) on issues of ageing such as physiotherapy assessment principles and techniques; rehabilitation principles, managing issues of mental health and end of life care, managing issues of service provision (including interprofessional practice).

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 2022 Human Anatomy 200
REHB 2041 Physiotherapy Studies 200

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 2048 Neurosciences in Physiotherapy
REHB 2042 Physiotherapy Studies 201

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 7 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 5 weeks
Clinical 30 hours x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 1200 words 25% -
Assignment 800 words 25% -
Practical examination 2000 words 50% 1 hour

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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