Physiotherapy Clinical Practice A

PHT60015 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Contact hours

  • 160 hours clinical placement

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

HB3  HE Block 3

Dates:
10 May 21 - 20 Jun 21

Results:
20 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
10 May 21

Census:
21 May 21

Last withdraw without fail:
4 Jun 21


Prerequisites

PHT70002 Sports, Occupational Health and Rehabilitation
AND
PHT60004 Cardiorespiratory Science and Physiotherapy Practice
AND
PHT70001 Neurosciences and Physiotherapy Practice

Aims and objectives

This clinical placement unit integrates, consolidates and provides opportunity for students to apply acute musculoskeletal, neurological and/or cardiorespiratory physiotherapy knowledge and skills. The focus is on professional experiential learning and its application within acute or community settings.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate and reflect on the research evidence that supports the assessment and management of common cardiorespiratory, neurological and orthopaedic/musculoskeletal disorders
2. Safely examine common orthopaedic/musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiorespiratory conditions and their clinical presentations
3. Implement sound clinical reasoning with regard to diagnosis and management of common cardiorespiratory, neurological and orthopaedic/musculoskeletal conditions
4. Effectively and safely perform physiotherapy intervention for common cardiorespiratory, neurological and orthopaedic/musculoskeletal conditions
5. Effectively communicate clinical information to patients/clients, carers, other healthcare practitioners and other stakeholders
6. Analyse clinical information to formulate short- and long-term physiotherapy management plans for patients/clients