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PSIO13003 - Professional Physiotherapy Practice 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

The unit aims to develop your ability to integrate the knowledge, physical skills, principles of evidence based practice and clinical reasoning, ethical and professional behaviours that are necessary for you to function competently as a physiotherapist. This will include a variety of settings and client groups, with an emphasis on effective and client-centred management plans, within the framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF).

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 12
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.25
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

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

ALLH11001 - Introduction to Allied Health Practice
PSYC11010 - Fundamentals of Psychology
MPAT12001 - Medical Pathophysiology
ALLH11006 - Life Course Development for Health Professionals
ALLH11009 - Research Methods for Health Professionals
PSIO12002 - Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy
ALLH12006 - Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals
PSIO13001 - Neurological Physiotherapy
PSIO13007 - Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 3
PSIO13006 - Rehabilitation of Functional Movement
SOCL19065 - Rural Communities for Health

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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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2020

Term 2 - 2020 Profile
Bundaberg
Rockhampton
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 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Professional Practice Placement 70%
2. Written Assessment 30%

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

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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: Have Your Say
Feedback
Resources provided via moodle scored slightly less on Have Your Say.
Recommendation
Unit coordinator will review resources provided to students via moodle and question students more about what they feel would be useful to support their learning.
Action Taken
Unit coordinator reviewed resources and updated as felt appropriate.
Source: Unit Coordinator reflection, Student email and verbal feedback.
Feedback
Unit coordinator was resourceful in sourcing placements to meet the demand of students requirements as limited by COVID-19.
Recommendation
It is recommended that the unit coordinator continues the current placement strategies in the future to source placements to meet both the demands of the student cohorts but also the requirements set by the Australian Physiotherapy Council.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate consistent adherence to the rules of professional conduct, including legal and ethical responsibilities, and take responsibility for your personal development as an autonomous physiotherapist
  2. Communicate effectively and efficiently with service users and the multi-disciplinary team in all aspects of your clinical practice
  3. Demonstrate competency at an entry level standard of practice in assessments, clinical reasoning, execution of techniques, and delivery of programmes to manage specifc clinical problems across a variety of services
  4. Critically reflect upon your clinical development and relate this to relevant published sources and practice based experience.

Per NPC1329

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Professional Practice Placement
2 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
9 - Social Innovation
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Professional Practice Placement
2 - Written Assessment