MO1013 - Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic Subacute Conditions
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the
following professions; Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Podiatry.
This module builds rural generalist knowledge and skills in service provision for
consumers experiencing complex musculoskeletal conditions who are living in rural
and remote communities. The module will examine osteoarthritis as the primary example
of a complex musculoskeletal condition with high prevalence in rural and remote areas.
Participants will enhance their knowledge and skills in assessment, clinical reasoning,
consumer management and self-management skills.
- Apply an advanced knowledge of the aetiology, patho-anatomy, predisposing factors,
clinical presentation and natural progression of musculoskeletal conditions in a rural/remote
context to the allied health professional role;
- Assess complex musculoskeletal conditions and create management plans for consumers
in rural/remote contexts with a multi-disciplinary focus;
- Design and clearly communicate multi-disciplinary management strategies, using best
evidence-based practice and clinical experience, for rural/remote consumers with complex
||Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the
regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own
personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies
of their employer. This module requires access to a patient or consumer with complex
osteoarthritis, including persistent pain, so as to demonstrate achievement of module
outcomes in the appropriate clinical context.
Study Period 14
|Census Date 06-May-2019
||Dr Anne Jones, Dr Carol Flavell
||Dr Anne Jones, Dr Carol Flavell.
- 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||assessments 1) case report (must pass). 2) self-management education resource (must
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