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Unit of Study PHTY3003 - Physiotherapy Practice: Musculoskeletal 3 (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. 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:

select and perform physiotherapy assessment of neuromusculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions of the head, neck, trunk and pelvis, integrating a clinical reasoning framework

design, implement and critically evaluate physiotherapy interventions for neuromusculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions of the head, neck, trunk and pelvis, integrating collaborative interprofessional practice

effectively communicate with client, the medical team and other relevant stakeholders

apply person-centred, evidence-based physiotherapy management of neuromusculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions of the head, neck, trunk and pelvis for optimal client health and well-being, that is collaborative and culturally responsive