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Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice - PHTY802

This unit will provide a theoretical framework and foundation skills for physiotherapy practice. The unit will provide an overview of the scope of physiotherapy as a science- and evidenced-based health profession providing high quality person-centred health care within a biopsychosocial framework. The World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health will underpin a model of clinical reasoning and the development of fundamental physiotherapy assessment and treatment skills. Students will also acquire foundation knowledge and skills in manual techniques, taping, and electrophysical agents.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Joel Fuller

Admission to DPT  Prerequisite Information


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

Department of Health Professions

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

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