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Unit of Study HLT10484 - Osteopathic Studies IV (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critically analyse questions about the evidence basis of osteopathic health care
2 develop and reflect upon safe and contextually-relevant patient handling and interactive skills
3 analyse and interpret relevant information to support clinical reasoning for advanced osteopathic diagnosis and management (integrative neuromusculoskeletal)
4 appraise the evidence pertaining to the use of high velocity manipulative techniques in the lumbar spine, pelvis and lower limbs
5 demonstrate the safe and effective use of high velocity manipulative techniques.

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

  1. critically analyse questions about the evidence basis of osteopathic health care
    • GA1:
  2. develop and reflect upon safe and contextually-relevant patient handling and interactive skills
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. analyse and interpret relevant information to support clinical reasoning for advanced osteopathic diagnosis and management (integrative neuromusculoskeletal)
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. appraise the evidence pertaining to the use of high velocity manipulative techniques in the lumbar spine, pelvis and lower limbs
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. demonstrate the safe and effective use of high velocity manipulative techniques.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

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