Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

School

Health & Rehab Sci School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

5L,1P

Incompatible

PHTY2101

Prerequisite

PHTY7802 + PHTY7803

Restricted

MPhtySt only

Assessment methods

Theory papers, assignments and workbook

Course coordinator

Dr Andrew Claus (a.claus1@uq.edu.au)

Work Integrated Learning

Field Experience, Work Simulations

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course provides fundamental knowledge and understanding to assess and manage patient conditions involving musculoskeletal pathology, injury and pain. The course is based on a client-centred framework, uses an interprofessional teamwork approach and includes management of occupational health and safety. As foundation for comprehensive and informed patient assessment and management, over three blocks the course covers: 1) Introduction to mobility aids, orthoses and amputee management; 2) Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy: Tissue pathology repair processes, patient assessment and pain perception; 3) Medical and physiotherapy management of orthopaedic, vascular, burns and rheumatologic disorders; within a biopsyshosocial framework.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile