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Area/Catalogue
REHB 6019

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
169751

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop advanced professional leadership and clinical skills required to be ready to commence work as an autonomous physiotherapy practitioner within interdisciplinary teams.

Course content

Students will learn how to apply advanced clinical knowledge and skills in acute and rehabilitation practice across the lifespan. Students will learn independent clinical reasoning skills, client-centred management planning skills, analysis and integration of evidence into assessment and management, skills required for interprofessional practice e.g. interdisciplinary communication, teamwork skills, leadership development, workload prioritisation, culturally responsive care including Aboriginal cultural awareness and issues of the health of rural Australians, and develop a commitment to understanding and executing leadership and actioning their own professional development education through participation in a student led conference.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 6017 Physiotherapy Practice with Children
REHB 5111 Physiotherapy Practice in Acute Care
REHB 6018 Physiotherapy Practice in Primary and Ambulatory Care
REHB 5103 Physiotherapy Practice in Adult Rehabilitation
REHB 5123 Pain Theory and Science

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 20 hours x over 2 weeks
Clinical 150 hours x over 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 - 70% -
Assignment - 15% 1000 words or equivalent
e-portfolio - 15% -

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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