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Unit of Study PHTY1002 - Foundational Physiotherapy Practice (2025)

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  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    Yes

  • 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. This unit contains Work Integrated Learning (WIL) that requires students to meet mandatory fit to practice obligations prior to attending. Failure to comply by the fit to practice deadline will result in the cancellation of your WIL and you will not be permitted to continue in this unit. Full details are available at www.scu.edu.au/health/work-integrated-learning.

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:

discuss outcome measures for assessing, evaluating and reporting health, pain, function and impairments

identify and adapt principles of, and approaches to, client consultation

discuss principles of evidence-based collaborative physiotherapy management for health and well-being in diverse populations across the lifespan

select, perform and document foundational physiotherapy assessment skills

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