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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5066

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100070

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop specialised knowledge and skills required to perform the Physiotherapy Practice Threshold roles.

Course content

Students will learn the skills for culturally responsive and interprofessional practice, and communicating
within groups, as well as knowledge of roles of the multidisciplinary team. Students will learn about client-therapist relationships and communication  in the clinical setting e.g. questioning, active listening, identifying patients’ values and goals and developing rapport with patients. Students will develop skills in writing for physiotherapy practice, professional documentation requirements, education and motivational interviewing. Students will learn professional behaviours such as presentation, informed consent, confidentiality, respecting patient’s rights, self-reflection, feedback, resilience and self-assessment skills; as well as registration requirements and the code of professional conduct.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 24 x 2 hours x over 12 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
Presentation - 30% 10 minutes
Assignment 1800 words 40% -
Assessment 1000 words 30% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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