PS5106 - Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Chronic Conditions
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)
Registered Australian Physiotherapist. Completion of an overseas recognised physiotherapy
qualification. Completion of this subject within the degree Masters of Rehabilitation
(Physiotherapy) will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified physiotherapists.
Public and private sector physiotherapists as first contact practitioners, commonly
treat patients with chronic conditions, which may be of musculo-skeletal, cardio-respiratory
or neurological origin. Frequently the presentation and management is complex due
to co-morbidities. This subject is designed to focus on a range of chronic conditions
using the principles of chronic disease management to underpin student learning. Students
will apply this knowledge to develop a rehabilitation project specific to the context
of their clinical practice.
- Demonstrate the ability to identify the rehabilitation needs of a community with respect
to chronic conditions;
- Implement strategies to identify current best practice for rehabilitation of a range
of chronic conditions;
- Develop a rehabilitation program specific to a community context and practice setting;
- Undertake risk management as it relates to chronic disease rehabilitation;
- Evaluate the outcomes of a chronic disease rehabilitation program.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
|Face to face teaching
(To be advised for 2013)
||Dr Anne Jones
||Dr Susan Gordon.
- 15 hours professional experience
||clinical attendance and report (50%); assignments (50%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
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