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PTY4082

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

9 points, SCA Band 2, 0.1875 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rebecca Scholes

Synopsis

PTY4082 continues to develop the five themes upon which the four year curriculum is based. This campus based unit occurs partly in Semester 1 and partly in Semester 2. It extends students' integrated knowledge and skills into specialised areas of physiotherapy practice and prepares students for graduation and entry into the workforce. Unique to PTY4082 is an Interprofessional Seminar series which will take place in the final week of Semester 2, Year 4. Students will have the opportunity to listen to presentations from multiprofessional honours students and will participate in peer review of these sessions.

Objectives

There are 28 specific objectives for this unit which address the five themes outlined in the unit synopsis.

Assessment

+ Hurdle requirement - Professional conduct - Students are required to demonstrate professional behaviour in communication (written or verbal) with department staff and clinical educators in order to pass the unit.
+ Written examination: 80%
+ Written assignment: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Rebecca Scholes

Contact hours

PTY4082 comprises three campus based weeks. On campus there will be approximately 17 hours per week contact teaching. A campus based learning week will consist of approximately 5-8 hours of lectures; 4 hours of CBL tutorials; and 4-6 hours of physiotherapy practical sessions, master classes and tutorials. For every formal teaching contact hour, students are expected to complete a minimum 2.5 additional hours self directed learning related to content, tasks and further reading as described in the PTY4082 Unit Guide and Practical Manuals.

Prerequisites

PTY1011, PTY1022, PTY2031, PTY2042, PTY3051 and PTY3062

Co-requisites

Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.monash.edu.au/study/coursefinder/course/3868/