PS4004 - Advanced Topics in Physiotherapy
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject introduces students to several selected areas of specialised physiotherapy
practice. The areas of practice have been chosen to develop advanced skills in areas
of practice or introduce students to areas of specialised practice they may not have
encountered during clinical placement including burns, paediatrics, hand therapy and
occupational health and safety. Students will also be required to participate in 20
hours of professional development in the course of the study period. This will serve
to highlight the importance of continual skills development for these emerging health
- evaluate the rationale for specialised assessment in a range of conditions relevant
to advanced physiotherapy practice;
- interpret pathologies in order to develop appropriate treatment plans relevant to
advanced physiotherapy practice;
- analyse and critically appraise the literature surrounding the relevant advanced physiotherapy
||PS4001 OR (PS4101 AND PS4102)
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Dr Carol Flavell
||Dr Anne Jones, Dr Carol Flavell.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 29 hours lectures
- 36 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Students must pass the end of semester exam to pass the 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