|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc|
Enrolment in this subject is restricted to all students enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy IHCAP and the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Honours Programs.
This subject will further develop student's knowledge and skills in musculoskeletal assessment and intervention. Vertebral and lower limb disorders and common paediatric conditions will be explored. The evidence base, safety considerations and, where appropriate, the medico-legal implications of musculoskeletal physiotherapy techniques will be empahsised. The subject is intended to give students the foundation practical abilities and appreciation of the judicious use of manual therapy and associated techniques which will be necessary in future clinical placements.
|Prerequisites:||HS2402 AND HS2403 AND PS2005 AND PS2004 AND PS2002 AND PS2003|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coordinator:||<Person not found>|
|Lecturers:||Dr Susan Gordon, <Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); assignments (20%); invigilated practical exam (30%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Students are required to achieve a pass mark in both the practical examination and in the written examination paper 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.