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Unit of Study PHTY3004 - Physiotherapy Practice Across the Lifespan (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:

identify and discuss diverse healthcare provision models within local, national, and international contexts

apply legal and ethical considerations and requirements when working with children and adults with impaired-decision making, and their families

design, implement, evaluate and document person and family-centred physiotherapy management of the health of people across the lifespan, that is safe and effective, incorporating the ICF framework

design, communicate, implement and evaluate exercise programs for optimal health and well-being in diverse populations