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PHTY455 Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 3

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

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 3
Paper code PHTY455
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2
Points 24 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,728.20
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact

Dr Ewan Kennedy (ewan.kennedy@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Clinical Education Programme Lead: Chris Higgs
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Ewan Kennedy
Centre Co-ordinator (Dunedin): Rebecca Armstrong
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 primary care/rehabilitation/acute 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 (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022)

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

Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022)

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

Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022)

Location
Dunedin
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 musculoskeletal setting.

Paper title Physiotherapy Clinical Practice 3
Paper code PHTY455
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2
Points 24 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (30 January 2023 - 3 November 2023) (On campus)
Full Year (30 January 2023 - 3 November 2023) (On campus)
Full Year (30 January 2023 - 3 November 2023) (On campus)
4th Non standard period (17 July 2023 - 8 September 2023) (On campus)
5th Non standard period (11 September 2023 - 3 November 2023) (On campus)
6th Non standard period (11 September 2023 - 3 November 2023) (On campus)
7th Non standard period (2 January 2023 - 10 February 2023) (On campus)
8th Non standard period (2 January 2023 - 10 February 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,775.80
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BPhty
Contact

Dr Ewan Kennedy (ewan.kennedy@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Clinical Education Programme Lead: Chris Higgs
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Ewan Kennedy
Centre Co-ordinator (Dunedin): Rebecca Armstrong
Centre Co-ordinator (Christchurch): Heather Patterson
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 primary care/rehabilitation/acute 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

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year (30 January 2023 - 3 November 2023)

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

Full Year (30 January 2023 - 3 November 2023)

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

Full Year (30 January 2023 - 3 November 2023)

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

4th Non standard period (17 July 2023 - 8 September 2023)

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

5th Non standard period (11 September 2023 - 3 November 2023)

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

6th Non standard period (11 September 2023 - 3 November 2023)

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

7th Non standard period (2 January 2023 - 10 February 2023)

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

8th Non standard period (2 January 2023 - 10 February 2023)

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