PS3006 - Complex Cases in Rural, Remote and Indigenous Communities
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)
THIS SUBJECT COMMENCES IN 2013. Enrolment in this subject is restricted to physiotherapy
students commencing level 3 in 2013.
This subject introduces students to the principles and practices of primary health
care and public health in the rural and remote Australian context. It aims to develop
the professional knowledge, clinical reasoning and problem solving skills that are
required by health professionals when working with people from rural remote and Indigenous
communities, particularly those with complex needs. The subject makes use of targeted
lectures and practical sessions. In addition, case studies will be used to provide
students with the opportunity to apply clinical reasoning, problem solving and an
evidence based approach to the preparation of management plans.
- design management plans for chronic or complex cases that is evidence based, appropriate
to an individual's context, culture and beliefs;
- justify, using the ICF framework, critical factors in the management of people with
chronic or complex conditions;
- adapt ethical and decision making models, physiotherapy standards and interprofessional
principles to manage complex cases and situations relevant to clinical practice.
||HS2402 AND HS2403 AND HS2405 AND RH2002 AND PS2005 AND PS2004 AND PS2002 AND PS2003
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Dr Anne Jones.
- 20 hours lectures
- 30 hours workshops/Seminars
||end of semester exam (65%); assignments (35%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||To pass this subject students are required to pass the end of semester examination
and submit ePortfolio items as described in the subject outline. No marks are allotted
to the 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