PS3001 - Physiotherapy 3
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
Enrolment in this subject is restricted to all students enrolled in the Bachelor of
Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy IHCAP and the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Honours
This subject will continue the exploration of the physiotherapist's role in the management
of patients across the lifespan in the acute care/cardiorespiratory setting. The management
of seriously ill patients will be explored, including the physiotherapy management
of intubated and ventilated patients. Students will also develop knowledge and skills
regarding evidence based cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- explain how the structure and function of body systems, particularly the cardiopulmonary
system, relate to key illnesses and diseases whilst justifying the impact of illness
on functional capacity and the implications for adult and paediatric acute care/cardiorespiratory
- demonstrate proficient and safe professional performance of selected physiotherapy
techniques appropriate for individuals in an acute care and rehabilitation environment;
- integrate knowledge of pathophysiology with assessment findings in order to develop
appropriate cardiorespiratory physiotherapy intervention plans utilising sound clinical
- evaluate the literature relevant to a selected cardiac or pulmonary condition and
utilising sound written communication skills, relate the findings to rehabilitation
for this condition, in a timely manner.
||HS2402 AND HS2403 AND HS2405 AND PS2004 AND PS2005 AND PS2002 AND PS2003 AND RH2002
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Dr Anne Jones
||Dr Anne Jones, Mr Michael Pang.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 32 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (45%); other exams (15%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (20%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Students must pass the written exam, practical exam and viva (oral exam) to pass the
subject. Students are also required to complete simulation sessions, clinical placement,
submit a completed clinical logbook and complete 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