Supervised clinical practice in an appropriate clinical setting structured to extend the knowledge of specific physiotherapy theory and to further develop a high level of practical expertise in the examination and management of patients.
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Semester 2 (On campus)
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- PHTY 530, PHTX 530 and PHTX 561
- Limited to
- MPhty, PGDipPhty
Paper and qualifications restricted to physiotherapists.
Paper runs subject to numbers.
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- Teaching staff
Supported by staff with expertise relevant to individual clinical development.
- Paper Structure
Mentored clinical practice at either one of the School of Physiotherapy clinics or programmes, or with external New Zealand health providers.
- Teaching Arrangements
The Distance Learning offering of this paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.
This paper comprises online and face to face mentoring to support students in the development of their higher level clinical reasoning.
- No textbooks are required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
On completion of this paper, the student should be highly competent in their ability to:
- Critically reflect on their role in mitigating inequities arising at the inter and intra-personal, organisational and system levels by considering legislation (including te Tirit), conventions and policy
- Critically evaluate contextually relevant knowledge (theoretical or scientific, clinical, and patient values) when assessing and collaboratively developing person and whānau centre management plans
- Critically evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the health care delivery, modifying the approach and management as required
- Demonstrate effective leadership attributes within professional practice
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills to, a) disseminate evidence-based knowledge, and b) appropriately and sensitively participate in clinical conversations that optimise person and whānau centred care