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PHTY355 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 2

An evidence-based approach to professional practice where students integrate theory and practice with an emphasis on professional, ethical, management and legislative issues.

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 2
Paper code PHTY355
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2917
Points 35 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,979.77
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,647.05

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact
chris.higgs@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: 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:
  • Ethics
  • Communication and clinical reasoning
  • Behavioural science
  • Cultural awareness
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Physiotherapy in the New Zealand and global environment
  • Management
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 build upon the clinical experiences in PHTY 255 to help students further develop their physiotherapy skills of assessment and treatment in a broader range of clinical practice settings with a wider variety of patient conditions
  • To integrate and underpin this extended clinical experience with the acquisition of knowledge in the fields of communication and clinical reasoning, ethics, cultural awareness, evidence-based practice and behavioural science
  • To progress the understanding of the theory and application of professional and legislative issues in supervised clinical practice
  • To prepare third-year students for the clinical skills, reflective practice and evidence-based practice required to successfully complete year four
  • To ensure students have a good understanding of national and global health trends and issues and where the physiotherapy profession sits within this
  • To introduce students to aspects of managing physiotherapy practice in the public and private sector: including financial management, employment issues, business management, service-development and quality-assurance activities

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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 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 9-15, 18, 20-22
AND
C1 Thursday 11:00-12:50 28-32, 34, 36-39, 41

An evidence-based approach to professional practice where students integrate theory and practice with an emphasis on professional, ethical, management and legislative issues.

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 2
Paper code PHTY355
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2917
Points 35 points
Teaching period Full Year
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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Limited to
BPhty
Learning Outcomes
The goals of this paper are
  • To build upon the clinical experiences in PHTY 255 to help students further develop their physiotherapy skills of assessment and treatment in a broader range of clinical practice settings with a wider variety of patient conditions;
  • To integrate and underpin this extended clinical experience with the acquisition of knowledge in the fields of communication and clinical reasoning, ethics, cultural awareness, evidence-based practice and behavioural science;
  • To progress the understanding of the theory and application of professional and legislative issues in supervised clinical practice;
  • To prepare third-year students for the clinical skills, reflective practice and evidence-based practice required to successfully complete year four;
  • To ensure students have a good understanding of national and global health trends and issues and where the physiotherapy profession sits within this;
  • To introduce students to aspects of managing physiotherapy practice in the public and private sector: including financial management, employment issues, business management, service-development and quality-assurance activities.
Contact
prasath jayakaran@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Prasath Jayakaran
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:
  • Ethics
  • Communication and clinical reasoning
  • Behavioural science
  • Cultural awareness
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Physiotherapy in the New Zealand and global environment
  • Management
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.

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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 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 15-18, 20-22
AND
C1 Thursday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41