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Area/Catalogue
REHB 2041

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105477

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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

Develop pre-clinical knowledge and skills in assessment, handling and selected interventions used in physiotherapy practice

Course content

Principles and skills of subjective and physical assessment. Principles and techniques of infection control applied to selected interventions. Skills in applying informed consent procedures to selected interventions. Application of the theory and practice of manual handling with clients. Theory of selected techniques (e.g. Electrophysical agents, Aquatic Physiotherapy). Safe and professional practice in the use of selected techniques (e.g. Electrophysical agents).

Textbook(s)

Robertson, V, Ward, A, Low, J & Reed, A 2006, Electrotherapy explained: principles and practice, 4th, Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 1026 Physiotherapy Studies 100
HLTH 1030 Human Anatomy 101
REHB 1027 Physiotherapy Studies 101

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 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
Practical Assessment 1 30 minutes 30% -
Practical Assessment 2 15 minutes 30% -
Examination 2 hours 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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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