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PHTY255 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 1

An evidence-based approach to professional practice where students are introduced to the integration of theory and practice with an emphasis on professional, ethical, cultural and legislative issues.

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 1
Paper code PHTY255
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.1330
Points 17 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $902.67
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,854.50

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact
cathy.chapple@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Cathy Chapple
Assisted by: Chris Higgs
Paper Structure
Students undertake a range of supervised clinical practice in a variety of practice settings. There is a series of supporting lectures providing a foundation for clinical practice including:
  • Principles of assessment and management
  • Ethics
  • Hauora Māori
  • Communication and clinical reasoning
  • Behavioural science
  • Working with other cultures
  • Evidence-based practice
There are two additional modules:
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Sports medic training
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught on-campus, with students undertaking their clinical at a range of placements within Dunedin.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The goals of this paper are
  • To introduce and expose students to physiotherapy skills of assessment and treatment in a variety of clinical practice settings
  • To integrate and underpin this clinical experience with the acquisition of knowledge in the fields of communication and clinical reasoning; ethics; cultural diversity and safe practice; evidence-based practice; and behavioural science
  • To provide an introduction to the theory and application of professional and legislative issues in supervised clinical practice

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-15
AND
B1 Tuesday 08:00-08:50 28-34, 36-38, 40
Tuesday 14:00-14:50 9-11
AND
C1 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 17, 19, 22
AND
D1 Thursday 11:00-11:50 9-10
AND
E1 Friday 11:00-11:50 28, 30-32, 34, 37-40
Friday 16:00-16:50 9-10

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
B1 Saturday 09:00-11:50 10

An evidence-based approach to professional practice where students are introduced to the integration of theory and practice with an emphasis on professional, ethical, cultural and legislative issues.

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 1
Paper code PHTY255
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.1330
Points 17 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $920.76
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,048.68

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact
daniel.ribeiro@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Daniel Ribeiro
Assisted by: Claire Hargest
Paper Structure
Students undertake a range of supervised clinical practice in a variety of practice settings. There is a series of supporting lectures providing a foundation for clinical practice including:
  • Principles of assessment and management
  • Ethics
  • Hauora MÄori
  • Communication and clinical reasoning
  • Behavioural science
  • Working with other cultures
  • Evidence-based practice
There are two additional modules:
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Sports medic training
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught on-campus, with students undertaking their clinical at a range of placements within Dunedin.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The goals of this paper are
  • To introduce and expose students to physiotherapy skills of assessment and treatment in a variety of clinical practice settings
  • To integrate and underpin this clinical experience with the acquisition of knowledge in the fields of communication and clinical reasoning; ethics; cultural diversity and safe practice; evidence-based practice; and behavioural science
  • To provide an introduction to the theory and application of professional and legislative issues in supervised clinical practice

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
B1 Tuesday 13:00-17:50 9
Thursday 08:00-09:50 11
AND
D1 Thursday 08:00-08:50 9

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 17:00-18:50 10
AND
B1 Saturday 09:00-11:50 10