|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
Enrolment in this subject is restricted to students enrolled in Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy IHCAP Program and the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Honours Program.
The subject will present an overview of the history of the physiotherapy profession along with issues relating to evidence-based practice. Research and literature search skills will be developed. Students will gain foundation knowledge and skills in the application of selected physiotherapy assessment and treatment techniques. These include massage, exercise prescription and joint examination.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Miss Sue Barrs|
|Lecturers:||Miss Sue Barrs, Mrs Gitte Nielsen.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (55%); other exams (30%); assignments (15%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Students will be required to achieve a pass grade in the practical and written examinations in order to pass the subject. Students will also be required to complete ePortfolio items as described in the subject outline in order to pass this subject. No marks are allotted to the ePortfolio items.|
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.