|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc|
Enrolment in this subject is restricted to students enrolled in Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy IHCAP Program and the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Honours Program.
The subject will present an overview of the history of the physiotherapy profession along with issues relating to evidence-based practice. Research and literature search skills will be developed. Students will gain foundation knowledge and skills in the application of selected physiotherapy assessment and treatment techniques. These include massage, application of heat, ice and wax, exercise prescription and joint examination.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Carol Flavell.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); other exams (30%); assignments (20%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Students will be required to achieve a pass grade in the practical examinations in order to pass the subject.|
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.