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PHTY561 Clinical Practice

Supervised clinical practice in an appropriate clinical setting structured to extend the knowledge of specific physiotherapy theory and to further develop a high level of practical expertise in the examination and management of patients.

Paper title Clinical Practice
Paper code PHTY561
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
PHTX 530, PHTX 561, PHTY 530
Limited to
MPhty, PGDipPhty
Course outline
Eligibility
Paper and qualifications restricted to physiotherapists.
Contact
physio.academic@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Steve Tumilty
Teaching staff: Matthew Dick and Gregory Usherwood
Paper Structure
Supervised clinical practice with a student/tutor ratio of 4:1 or less, carried out in the School of Physiotherapy Clinic.
Teaching Arrangements
The distance taught version of this paper includes two 2-week residential blocks held in Dunedin. Students must be practising physiotherapy whilst studying to complete this paper.

The on-campus version is taught in the School of Physiotherapy Clinic in Dunedin four afternoons per week.
Textbooks
No textbooks are required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper should be highly competent in
  • The integration of theory and practical skills into clinical practice and utilisation of these skills in patient management
  • Examining patients with disorders originating in the neuromusculoskeletal system
  • Determining the source of the symptoms
  • Effectively and safely managing patients and modifying treatment as appropriate
  • Communicating effectively with all persons involved in the management of the patient's problems

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

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

Supervised clinical practice in an appropriate clinical setting structured to extend the knowledge of specific physiotherapy theory and to further develop a high level of practical expertise in the examination and management of patients.

Paper title Clinical Practice
Paper code PHTY561
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
PHTX 530, PHTX 561, PHTY 530
Limited to
MPhty, PGDipPhty
Eligibility
Paper and qualifications restricted to physiotherapists.
Contact
physio.academic@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Steve Tumilty
Teaching staff: Matthew Dick and Gregory Usherwood
Paper Structure
Supervised clinical practice with a student/tutor ratio of 4:1 or less, carried out in the School of Physiotherapy Clinic.
Teaching Arrangements
The distance-taught version of this paper includes two 2-week residential blocks held in Dunedin. Students must be practising physiotherapy whilst studying to complete this paper.

The on-campus version is taught in the School of Physiotherapy Clinic in Dunedin four afternoons per week.
Textbooks
No textbooks are required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper should be highly competent in
  • The integration of theory and practical skills into clinical practice and utilisation of these skills in patient management
  • Examining patients with disorders originating in the neuromusculoskeletal system
  • Determining the source of the symptoms
  • Effectively and safely managing patients and modifying treatment as appropriate
  • Communicating effectively with all persons involved in the management of the patient's problems

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

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