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An integrated approach to professional practice based on research informed learning in tertiary care, rehabilitation and community environments and physiotherapy management of cardiovascular-pulmonary, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions across the lifespan.
|Paper title||Physiotherapy Clinical Practice for Honours|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021)
Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,372.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$32,016.00|
- Limited to
Dr Ewan Kennedy (email@example.com)
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physiotherapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
This is a full-year paper and will include clinical placements in primary care, rehabilitation and acute care settings. Students are based in one of the Dunedin, Christchurch or Wellington Centres.
- 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.
- 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,
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- Learning Outcomes
On meeting the requirements to pass the paper the student will be able to
- Demonstrate, in core clinical settings, competence in the areas of professional behaviour; communication; assessment; analysis and planning; interventions; evidence-based practice; and risk management at the standard required for autonomous physiotherapy professional practice at the entry level
- Demonstrate a high level of ability to critically review the literature and integrate the evidence base into clinical practice
- Demonstrate self-reflection and learning to inform changes in physiotherapy practice
- Demonstrate awareness of the place of physiotherapy as a contributor to health outcomes globally and nationally