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MO1011 - Respiratory and Cardiovascular Conditions

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions; Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy.

This module builds rural generalist knowledge and skills in service provision for consumers experiencing chronic cardiovascular and/or respiratory conditions who are living in rural and remote communities. Participants will enhance their knowledge and skills in assessment, clinical reasoning, client management and self-management skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Utilising knowledge of the anatomy and pathophysiology of common chronic cardiovascular and/or respiratory conditions demonstrate and reflect on assessment, and clinical reasoning skills in accordance with identified best practice guidelines and recent literature relevant to rural and remote communities;
  • Formulate comprehensive self-management plans for people with chronic cardiovascular and/or respiratory conditions designed to optimise care in the rural and remote setting in accordance with best practice guidelines and local service strategic intent.
Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer. This module requires access to a patient or consumer with a chronic respiratory and/or cardiovascular condition, so as to demonstrate achievement of module outcomes in the appropriate clinical context.


Study Period 13, External
Census Date 25-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Anne Jones.
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activites
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assessments 1) video recording and case report (must pass). 2) self-management education resource (must pass).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.