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Area/Catalogue
REHB 6018

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
154020

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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)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop specialised evidence based clinical knowledge of pathology and mastery of skills, assessment, analysis of findings, planning, intervention and evaluation required for neuromusculoskeletal community client centred physiotherapy practice

Course content

Students will learn how to apply clinical knowledge and skills required for community physiotherapy practice
across the lifespan. Students will learn the presentation and management of a variety of peripheral and vertebral
neuromusculoskeletal conditions; neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy practice: peripheral and vertebral
neuromusculoskeletal management strategies and techniques relevant for children, teenagers, adults and older
adults. Student will develop skills in clinical reasoning, client education, culturally responsive care, medico-legal issues and record keeping, chronic condition self-management, Pilates, taping and exercise therapy.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 5067 Physiotherapy Clinical Studies GE
REHB 5112 Physiotherapy Clinical Skills (Rehabilitation)
REHB 5066 Physiotherapy Professional Practice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 30 hours x over 2 weeks
Practical 35 hours x over 2 weeks
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 assessment - 45% -
Clinical examinations - 25% -
Practical examination - 10% -
Written examination - 20% 1 hour

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

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