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PHTY354 Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Science 2

Application and integration of the principles of biological, social and medical sciences and evidence-informed practice to the skills required for musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy rehabilitation at an advanced level.

Paper title Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Science 2
Paper code PHTY354
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.5833
Points 70 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,118.68
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $23,249.17

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact

Dr Margot Skinner (margot.skinner@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Staff at the School of Physiotherapy

Paper Structure
The paper applies and integrates knowledge from biomedical sciences with clinical skills for assessment and management of clients with a wide range of conditions.
Teaching Arrangements
All teaching is undertaken on campus.
Textbooks
List available at the University Book Shop.
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
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
  • Apply the knowledge and understanding of the basic and applied sciences to select and modify advanced assessment and treatment procedures;
  • Describe aetiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of selected musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions;
  • Discuss conservative and surgical treatment approaches, including complications, to selected musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders;
  • Adapt the clinical examination to more complex disorders of the musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, integrating appropriate physical examination procedures;
  • Develop appropriate strategies of physiotherapy management addressing functional requirements including those in the rehabilitation, home, occupational and sporting environments;
  • Demonstrate advanced testing and measurement procedures to differentiate between normal and abnormal function;
  • Apply clinical reasoning skills to musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary physiotherapy;
  • Demonstrate advanced physiotherapy, including therapeutic exercise procedures (including their adaptation and progression) in the management of musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary dysfunction, including application to both New Zealand and global health priorities.

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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 13:00-13:50 9-16, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
AND
B1 Tuesday 08:00-08:50 9-16, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 11:00-11:50 9-10, 12-16, 18-22
AND
D1 Thursday 08:00-08:50 9-15, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41

Application and integration of the principles of biological, social and medical sciences and evidence-informed practice to the skills required for musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy rehabilitation at an advanced level.

Paper title Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Science 2
Paper code PHTY354
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.5833
Points 70 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,200.93
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $24,411.69

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact

Dr Margot Skinner (margot.skinner@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Staff at the School of Physiotherapy

Paper Structure
The paper applies and integrates knowledge from biomedical sciences with clinical skills for assessment and management of clients with a wide range of conditions.
Teaching Arrangements
All teaching is undertaken on campus.
Textbooks
List available at the University Book Shop.
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

Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Te Whare Tapa Whā model of healthcare and its application to physiotherapy rehabilitation and practice centered on the holistic health and wellbeing of the client.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology, pathology, biomechanics, other biomedical sciences relevant to human health and function, and psychosocial and other determinants of health within the context of physiotherapy and best available research evidence.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of clients, self, context and the wider community during the application of physiotherapy rehabilitation and practice, especially in consideration of ethnicity, culture, disability, gender, age and vulnerability.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the skills required to be a reflective practitioner and self-directed learner.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what a professional and ethical physiotherapy practitioner is.
  • Demonstrate ability to use education and lead education of others.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts and principles relevant to physiotherapy practice including evidence-based practice.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of core theoretical concepts and principles relevant to physiotherapy practice across the lifespan, from birth to end of life care.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of core theoretical concepts and principles relevant to physiotherapy practice across acute, rehabilitation and community practice in a range of environments and settings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of inter-professional and collaborative practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts and principles relevant to physiotherapy practice in health promotion and facilitation of client self-management strategies to enhance their health and well-being.
  • Discuss methodological issues related to measurement and evaluation in physiotherapy.
  • Demonstrate an efficient, effective, culturally responsive and client-centred physiotherapy assessment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the clinical reasoning process used to integrate knowledge of a client’s presenting problems with the information gathered during the physiotherapy assessment to explain the diagnosis and/or causes of presenting problems.
  • Demonstrate the use of mobility adjuncts, safe patient handling and transfer skills.
  • Develop and safely and effectively apply basic evidenced-based physiotherapy treatment programmes underpinned by sound clinical reasoning to manage clients with health and movement dysfunction, including people presenting with multi-morbidity.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prescribe and modify treatment and exercise programmes according to the specific requirements of the client.
  • Use knowledge and understanding of core theoretical concepts and principles relevant to physiotherapy practice in health promotion and facilitation of client self-management strategies to enhance their health and well-being.

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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 13:00-13:50 9-15, 17, 19-22, 28-34, 36-41
Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
AND
B1 Tuesday 08:00-08:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 11:00-11:50 9-10, 12-15, 17-22
Tuesday 13:00-13:50 31
AND
D1 Thursday 08:00-08:50 9-15, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41