REHB 4056


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To develop advanced knowledge of clinical syndromes of the musculoskeletal system and their underlying biopsychosocial constructs and proficiency in the autonomous assessment and management of individuals presenting for a physiotherapy service.

Course content

This course provides direct, best practice experience of a private health service delivery model. Students will be responsible for organising and managing all aspects of patient care including an evidence based approach to clinical assessments and interventions, monitoring of progress using appropriate outcome measures, education, and decision-making regarding continuation or cessation of care or on-referral. Students will perform administrative tasks (appointment booking, statistics, etc.,) consistent with requirements of private health service delivery.




Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
Professional Stream students
REHB 3009 Pain Sciences
HLTH 3057 Advanced Evidence Based Practice
REHB 3007 Acute Care
REHB 3011 Rehabilitation
REHB 3065 Applied Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Group 2
Research Stream students
REHB 3010 Health Science Honours Preparation
REHB 3011 Rehabilitation
REHB 3007 Acute Care
REHB 3009 Pain Sciences
REHB 3065 Applied Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy



Teaching method

Component Duration
Clinical 3.5 hours x 5 days x 5 weeks
Lecture 1 hour x 1 week
Tutorial 2 hours x 1 week
Practical 3 hours x 1 week
Lecture (Online) 3 hours x 1 week
Workshop (Online) 1 hour x 1 week
Industrial Placement (Clinical) 25 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.


Assignment, Placement, Skills demonstration


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

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Degrees this course is offered in

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