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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5120

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
159481

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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

To develop advanced knowledge in biopsychosocial and physiotherapy theory as it relates to examination of patients with musculoskeletal disorders and develop advanced skills in physical examination of patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Course content

Biopsychosocial and clinical reasoning theory; advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy examination theory; advanced peripheral and spinal musculoskeletal patient interview and physical examination strategies; review of general health screening for co-morbidities and non-musculoskeletal sources of nociception and disability; advanced integration of clinical reasoning principles into musculoskeletal clinical examination; anatomy and joint kinematics.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online activities - x 6 weeks
Practical 70 hours over 3 weeks x -
Workshop 17 hours over 3 weeks x -

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 examination - 65% 2 hours
Examination - 15% 1 hour
Essay 3000 words 20% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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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