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Area/Catalogue
REHB 6016

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153481

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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 advance students’ knowledge of contemporary understandings and approaches in communication, ethical theory, critical thinking, reflection and ethical reasoning skills, in order to demonstrate the skills required for moral agency with clients, their family and carers as well as colleagues in a variety of health care settings.

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 5111 Physiotherapy Practice in Acute Care
REHB 6018 Physiotherapy Practice in Primary and Ambulatory Care
REHB 5103 Physiotherapy Practice in Adult Rehabilitation

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
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 (INTENSIVE)
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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