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Area/Catalogue
REHB 3065

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105807

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop the students knowledge of clinical syndromes of the neuromusculoskeletal system and their underlying pathomedical constructs and their skills in the assessment and management of the neuromusculoskeletal system (peripheral and vertebral).

Course content

The presentation and management of a variety of peripheral and vertebral neuromusculoskeletal conditions; neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy practice: peripheral and vertebral neuromusculoskeletal management strategies and techniques, clinical reasoning, medico-legal issues and record keeping, chronic condition self management, pilates, taping.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
IBPZ REHB 2012 Physiotherapy Practice with Older Adults
IBPZ REHB 2042 Physiotherapy Studies 201

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 16.5 hours over x 7 days
Practical 21 hours over x 6 days
Practical 3 hours x 4 weeks
Practical 4 hours x 5 weeks
Clinical 4 hours x 3 days x 5 weeks
Clinical 5 hours x 1 day 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
Clinical report - 45% -
Clinical examinations - 25% -
Practical examination - 10% -
Written examination 60 minutes 20% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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