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PHTY457 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 5

An evidence-based approach to professional practice where students integrate theory and practice with an emphasis on physiotherapy management in the cardiopulmonary/tertiary care setting.

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 5
Paper code PHTY457
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2000
Points 24 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017), Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017), Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,584.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,300.00

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact
cathy.chapple@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Dean Clinical Studies: Dr Cathy Chapple
Centre Co-ordinator (Dunedin): Dr Ewan Kennedy/Sannah Aitcheson
Centre Co-ordinator (Christchurch): Sandy Ferdinand
Centre Co-ordinator (Wellington): Alex Kirk
Paper Structure
Six-week placements in which clinical practice is undertaken full-time in a variety of practice settings

Students are based in one of the Dunedin, Christchurch or Wellington Centres or associated Clinical Hubs.
Teaching Arrangements
Students are supervised in their placements by clinical supervisors who are registered physiotherapists working in the area. They are supported by University of Otago clinical educators. Additional teaching is undertaken prior to and in between placements in Professional Studies Weeks.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
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
On meeting the requirements to pass the paper, the student will be able to practise physiotherapy autonomously at an entry level. Specifically, the student will be able to demonstrate
  • The knowledge base appropriate to musculoskeletal/neurology/cardiopulmonary/tertiary-care physiotherapy management
  • The ability to communicate, observe, assess and interpret findings relevant to the management of the patient
  • Clinical reasoning skills relevant to the assessment and treatment of the patient
  • An appropriate level of skill in carrying out the physiotherapy management
  • The ability to adapt the ongoing management appropriately
  • Professionalism
  • Reflective processes in order to evaluate clinical practice
  • Critical review of literature and ongoing learning that will inform changes in practice

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Timetable

Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)

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

Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)

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

Full Year (6 February 2017 - 10 November 2017)

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

An evidence-based approach to professional practice where students integrate theory and practice with an emphasis on physiotherapy management in the cardiopulmonary/tertiary care setting.

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 5
Paper code PHTY457
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2000
Points 24 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018), Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018), Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)
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
Contact
cathy.chapple@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Clinical Education Programme Lead: Chris Higgs
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Cathy Chapple
Centre Co-ordinator (Dunedin): Dr Ewan Kennedy
Centre Co-ordinator (Christchurch): Sandy Ferdinand
Centre Co-ordinator (Wellington): Liz Kemp
Paper Structure
Six-week placements in which clinical practice is undertaken full-time in a variety of practice settings

Students are based in one of the Dunedin, Christchurch or Wellington Centres or associated Clinical Hubs.
Teaching Arrangements
Students are supervised in their placements by clinical supervisors who are registered physiotherapists working in the area. They are supported by University of Otago clinical educators. Additional teaching is undertaken prior to and in between placements in Professional Studies Weeks.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
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
On meeting the requirements to pass the paper, the student will be able to practise physiotherapy autonomously at an entry level. Specifically, the student will be able to demonstrate:
  • The knowledge base appropriate to musculoskeletal/neurology/cardiopulmonary/tertiary-care physiotherapy management;
  • The ability to communicate, observe, assess and interpret findings relevant to the management of the patient;
  • Clinical reasoning skills relevant to the assessment and treatment of the patient;
  • An appropriate level of skill in carrying out the physiotherapy management;
  • The ability to adapt the ongoing management appropriately;
  • Professionalism;
  • Reflective processes in order to evaluate clinical practice;
  • Critical review of literature and ongoing learning that will inform changes in practice.

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Timetable

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

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

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

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

Full Year (29 January 2018 - 2 November 2018)

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