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Physiotherapy, Healthcare and Society - PHTY815

This unit includes three modules: an advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy module, an advanced clinical reasoning module addressing complex patient-centred health care in society, and a preparatory research module. In the musculoskeletal module, students will develop advanced manual therapy skills. In the advanced clinical reasoning module, students will develop skills in the assessment and management planning for patients with multisystem or complex problems. In this unit students, will build on and integrate material from their clinical placements, the core areas of musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological physiotherapy as well as foundation sciences and advanced anatomy. The preparatory research module will assist students in developing scientific writing skills and critiquing current literature to identify areas of further research required.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Mark Hancock

PHTY808 and PHTY809 and PHTY810 and PHTY811 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Health Professions

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

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