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Area/Catalogue
REHB 6011

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105473

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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 advanced knowledge and management skills in the operation and evaluation of a physiotherapy service. This course provides direct exposure to best practice principles in clinical physiotherapy, management, education and communication appropriate for provision of health care in community settings.

Course content

Students will learn how to apply advanced clinical knowledge and skills in community practice across the
lifespan. This course provides direct physiotherapy best practice experience of a health service delivery
rehabilitation model. Under supervision, students will be required to organise and manage all aspects of best
practice patient care including an evidence-based approach to clinical interventions, monitoring of progress using appropriate outcome measures, administration including appointments and ongoing referral and education using
current interactive technologies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 6017 Physiotherapy Practice with Children
REHB 5111 Physiotherapy Practice in Acute Care
REHB 6018 Physiotherapy Practice in Primary and Ambulatory Care
REHB 5103 Physiotherapy Practice in Adult Rehabilitation
REHB 5123 Pain Theory and Science

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Clinical 4 hours x 4 days x 5 weeks
Clinical 5 hours x 1 day x 5 weeks
Lecture (Preclinical) 1 hour x 1 week
Tutorial (Preclinical) 2 hours x 1 week
Practical (Preclinical) 3 hours x 4 days
Lecture (Online) 3 hours x 1 week
Workshop (Online) 1 hour x 1 week

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
Clinical assessment - 70% -
Report 500 words 10% -
Research assignment 2000 words 20% -

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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