PS2005 - Physiotherapy Applications Across the Lifespan
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
Enrolment is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy who
have successfully completed BM1041, PS1001, RH1002, RH1004, BM1042, HS1003, PS1002
This subject is designed to enable students to assess clients, and develop and implement
physiotherapy intervention strategies for common conditions encountered across the
lifespan. Continuity, change and the effect of injury and pathology are considered
with respect to paediatrics, men's and women's health, health in the workplace, chronic
disease, gerontology and palliative care.
- apply the process of normal development across the lifespan and relate to the practice
- discuss the aetiology, pathophysiology, and the medical and allied health management
of common conditions encountered across the lifespan;
- examine and explain the importance of managing health in the workplace and coordinating
return to work programs;
- identify and explain potential assessment strategies and management plans for chronic
conditions across the lifespan.
||BM1041 AND BM1042 AND PS1001 AND PS1002 AND RH1002 AND RH1004 AND HS1003 AND PS2004
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Mrs Moira Smith.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 26 hours lectures - 2 hrs of lectures per week
- 52 hours practicals - 4 hrs of practicals per week
- 6 hours clinical placement
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (60%); presentations (20%); assignments (20%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||To pass this subject students are required to pass the end of semester examination,
complete an organised clinical placement, maintain a clinical logbook and submit ePortfolio
items as described in the subject outline. No marks are allotted to the clinical placement,
clinical logbook or ePortfolio items.
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