Early Life and Specific Populations

PHT80002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Contact hours

  • 60 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

HT1  Term 1

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 16 Apr 23

Results:
16 May 23

Last self enrolment:
27 Feb 23

Census:
10 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
24 Mar 23


Prerequisites

PHT70002 Sports, Occupational Health and Rehabilitation

Aims and objectives

This unit examines and consolidates the knowledge, skills and evidence to effectively evaluate and manage critically ill patients, gender-specific health and paediatric conditions within the physiotherapy framework. Students will gain an understanding of the role and scope of physiotherapy within an inter-disciplinary team with respect to the management of critically ill patients, gender-specific health and paediatric conditions. This unit also explores the role of technology and digital health in these settings.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Analyse the physical manifestations of critical illness on the neuro-muscular and cardiorespiratory system
2. Explore and examine men’s and women’s health and paediatric conditions
3. Formulate clinical reasoning with regards to diagnosis and management of critical illness, men’s and women’s health and paediatric conditions within the inter-disciplinary setting
4. Critically review the research evidence surrounding the physiotherapy management of critical illness, men’s and women’s health and paediatric conditions
5. Safely implement evidence-informed physiotherapy interventions on critically ill patients, men’s and women’s health and paediatric conditions within a simulated environment using an appropriate technology
6. Articulate effective and appropriate communication skills for engagement with patients, carers and other stakeholders