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Unit of Study PHTY1001 - Introduction to Physiotherapy Practice (2025)

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  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    No

  • Enrolment information

      Please note this unit has assessments scheduled in Week 7 which will require attendance on-campus. Details will be provided closer to the time.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

identify professional, legal, ethical and cultural frameworks within contexts of physiotherapy practice

demonstrate professional skills, including in communication and reflective thinking

apply introductory physiotherapy skills in safe client assessment

select and perform skills of therapeutic touch using a clinical reasoning framework

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