OT5009 - Advanced Soft Tissue Injury Management for Health Professionals
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc
Available ONLY to students enrolled in the Postgraduate Certificate of Allied Health
Sciences, Postgraduate Certificate of Soft Tissue Injury and Master of Occupational
Therapy (Coursework). The residential will be delivered at JCU Townsville.
This subject will review material covered in OT5006 and include advanced teaching
of physiology, anatomy and neurology, biokinesiology, diagnostic and treatment techniques
and research methodology. Some complementary health modalities will be reviewed.
- analyse precipitating and perpetuating factors associated with soft tissue injury
problems. Devise ongoing remedial activities for environmental (eg work) or functional
(eg posture) deficits;
- demonstrate specialised treatment strategies to address clinical conditions, including
manual therapy, sports injuries and workplace injuries;
- devise advanced programs of stretching, exercises and modified duties at home, work
and leisure for individual clients. Apply advanced therapeutic intervention process
to individuals and workplace environment to enhance performance and productivity across
- identify limitation in specific soft tissue structures in the shoulder and neck (related
to headaches and shoulder dysfunction) and lower back and hip (related to back pain
and lower limb dysfunction);
- understand the impact upon human performance of changes in structures of muscle, tendons
and ligaments following changes in pathology with particular emphasis on the upper
and lower limbs.
- The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
- The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
- The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
- The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
- A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics
in at least one discipline area;
- The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
- The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
Study Period 7,
|Census Date 05-Jul-2012
|Face to face teaching
02-Jul-2012 to 06-Jul-2012
||Professor Matthew Yau
||other exams (30%); quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (40%).
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