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RH5202 - Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Applicants must have completed at least a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology at an Australian University or hold an equivalent international entry level qualification in one of these professions. Note: Completion of the subject will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified health professionals.

This subject will focus on a range of chronic conditions where the presentation and management is often complex due to co-morbidities. Students will apply the principles of chronic disease management to develop a rehabilitation project specific to the context of their clinical practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop a rehabilitation program specific to a community context and practice setting;
  • demonstrate advanced skills to identify the rehabilitation needs of a community with respect to chronic conditions;
  • implement advanced strategies to identify current best practice for rehabilitation of a range of chronic conditions;
  • using advanced skills develop a risk management plan as it relates to chronic disease rehabilitation;
  • using advanced skills develop an evaluation plan for a chronic disease rehabilitation program.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Proposal - (65%) - Individual
  • Written > Self-reflection task - (35%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% inclusive of any penalties applied; attend professional development activities.


Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 8 hours online interactive lectures
  • 15 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 8 hours online interactive lectures
  • 15 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: 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 official information.