The student will be able to efficiently conduct a patient history, spinal assessment and gait assessment, and will be able to comfortably position a patient in preparation for adjustment of the lumbosacral spine and pelvis, the thoracic spine both prone and supine, and the cervical spine, prone, supine or seated. Tutorials and practical laboratories will be used to re-enforce the theoretical knowledge gained in lectures. The practical sessions specifically provide the students with the opportunity to develop the unique set of psychomotor skills required for the practice of chiropractic and the opportunity to develop practical clinical skills in human functional assessment.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
CHIR11001 Introduction to Chiropractic
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).
Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
|1. Practical and Written Assessment||40%|
|2. Practical Assessment||40%|
|3. Written Assessment||20%|
This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.
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No previous feedback available
Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Practical and Written Assessment||•||•|
|2 - Practical Assessment||•||•|
|3 - Written Assessment||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Communication||•||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Problem Solving||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|
|1 - Practical and Written Assessment||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•|