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PSIO11003 - Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit introduces you to fundamental aspects of physiotherapy practice, including physical examination, therapeutic exercise and utilising research skills to inform evidence-based practice. You will begin to acquire knowledge and skills in the assessment and prescription of resistance and aerobic training programs and develop skills in the observation, measurement and analysis of muscle and joint function. Your understanding of professional physiotherapy practice will be extended through undertaking an observational clinical placement.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

To enrol in this unit, you must be enrolled in the CB85 Course and meet the following requisites:

Prerequisites:

  • PSIO11004: Foundations of Physiotherapy Practice 1
  • BMSC11007: Medical Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • ALLH11001 Introduction to Allied Health Practice
  • ALLH11009 Research Methods for Health Professionals

Co-requisites:

  • BMSC11008: Medical Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • ALLH11006: Life Course Development for Health Professionals
  • PSYC11010: Fundamentals of Psychology

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).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2021

Term 2 - 2021 Profile
Bundaberg
Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2022 Profile
Bundaberg
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

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).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

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.

Assessment Tasks

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This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.6 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 64.29% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

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.

Source: Students reported high levels of satisfaction with unit content, structure and delivery. Students particularly enjoyed the engaging, interactive and practical design of this unit. Unit evaluation data, have your say, direct student feedback, self reflection.
Feedback
Unit data indicates that students were satisfied with this unit and achieved high levels of learning. Students reported high levels of satisfaction with unit content, structure and delivery. Students particularly enjoyed the engaging, interactive and practical design of this unit.
Recommendation
This unit should continue to be designed and delivered to ensure it is clinically focused, engaging, supportive and well moderated.
Action Taken
This unit was designed and delivered to ensure it was clinically focused, engaging, supportive and well moderated.
Source: Unit evaluation data, have your say, direct student feedback, self reflection.
Feedback
The newly developed tutorial and practical manual supported student learning and improved their learning experience.
Recommendation
The tutorial and practical manual should continue to be developed and utilised for this unit.
Action Taken
A tutorial and practical manual was developed and used as an essential learning resource for this unit, to compliment the Unit Moodle site.
Source: Unit evaluation data, have your say, direct student feedback, self reflection.
Feedback
Students enjoyed the content, structure and delivery of this unit. Students particularly enjoyed the engaging, interactive and practical design.
Recommendation
It is recommended that this unit should continue to be designed and delivered to ensure it is clinically focused, engaging, supportive and well moderated.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation data, have your say, direct student feedback, self reflection
Feedback
The unit tutorial and practical manual supported student learning and improved their learning experience.
Recommendation
It is recommended that the tutorial and practical manual should continue to be developed and used as an essential learning resource for this unit.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation data, have your say, direct student feedback, self reflection.
Feedback
Newly developed photos of practical techniques supported student learning and improved their learning experience.
Recommendation
It is recommended that photos of practical techniques continue to be developed and used to support independent learning for this unit.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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