PS3007 - Physiotherapy Theory and Application 1
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)
THIS SUBJECT COMMENCES IN 2013. Enrolment in this subject is for physiotherapy students
commencing level 3 in 2013.
This subject is the first of two clinical practice subjects which are designed to
set the foundation for learning experiences within health settings. This subject is
made up of three 5 week placements in different discipline areas selected from the
mandatory placements of Acute Care, Neuro/Rehabilitation, Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapy,
Rural and Electives. The total of 15 weeks of supervised clinical experience will
be conducted in clinical settings in a range of public and private health care facilities
throughout Queensland and interstate. Students will be required to engage in self-directed
learning through the development of an ePortfolio relevant to their clinical experience,
to critique their performance in all aspects of service delivery and display the proactive
pursuit of professional development which is the cornerstone of a professional career
as a Physiotherapist.
- demonstrate exemplary professional conduct in clinical situations, including adherence
to ethical standards and the professional Code of Conduct;
- communicate effectively verbally and non-verbally (including written);
- access, interpret and apply information to continuously improve practice in a reflective
- perform safe appropriate assessments, interpret and integrate findings to develop,
apply and evaluate effective evidence based physiotherapy interventions;
- manage risk and operate effectively across a range of settings.
||PS3001 AND PS3002 AND PS3003 AND PS3006
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Aya Pellatt, Dr Anne Jones, Dr Susan Gordon.
- 525 hours
- 525 hours clinical placement
||three clinical placement assessments worth 33.3% each; learning plans, demographic data, review of placement surveys, eportfolio items (%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Students must successfully complete three, five-week clinical placements, submit learning
plans, demographic data, completed review of placement forms and ePortfolio items
for each of the three placements in order to pass this subject
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