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Area/Catalogue
REHB 4034

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101029

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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)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop an advanced knowledge of communication and ethical reasoning skills, in order to develop a capacity for moral agency required for physiotherapy practice.

Course content

Critical thinking and reasoning, ethical theory, ethical reasoning as an individual and social process, reflective skills, moral agency, communication theory, dealing with difference, power and rank, anger and conflict management, collaborative decision making, understanding and working with emotions.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 3011 Rehabilitation
REHB 3007 Acute Care
REHB 3059 Physiotherapy with Children
REHB 3009 Pain Sciences
REHB 3065 Primary and Ambulatory Care in Physiotherapy

Students to choose 13.5 units of pre-requisites from the above clinically based courses.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 4 hours x 1 week
Tutorial 3 hours x 3 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 1 week
Seminar 2 hours x 1 week
Online 2 hours x 5 weeks

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
Critical analysis 750 words 15% -
Presentation - 30% 25 minutes
Assignment 2000 words 35% -
Online activities - 20% Continuous

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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
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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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