REHA 4006 Complex Cases and Professional Issues
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 401108
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Description In this unit, students will further develop their clinical reasoning with respect to clients with complex presentations in areas such as aged care, women's health, return to work, private practice and culturally and linguistically diverse individuals. Complex information will be synthesized such as the theory, research and skills across the spectrum of physiotherapy care , and theories related to professionalism, ethics, safety and communication. This unit also contains the discussion of a range of recent professional developments in physiotherapy, which are relevant to entry level practitioners. These include registration as a physiotherapist, continuing education, workload control strategies, duty of care responsibilities and quality improvement processes (including critical reflection), employment strategies and career pathways.
School Health Sciences
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject
Incompatible Subjects REHA 7005 - Complex Cases and Professional Issues
Restrictions Students must be enrolled in program 4706 Bachelor of Physiotherapy
- Synthesise complex assessment information, using clinical reasoning and client-centred approaches to design and critically reflect on a management plan for clients with complex presentations
- Plan, justify, implement, and evaluate a safe and effective treatment of the impairments and activity limitations in clients with and without multi-system co-morbidities in areas such as women�fs heath, aged care, return to work, private practice and culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
- Critically reflect on a clinical scenario with respect to professionalism, ethics, safety and communication
- Synthesise the contributions of physiotherapy study, personal interests and opportunities in physiotherapy to develop a personal, targeted employment strategy
- Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
2. Integration of Physiotherapy assessment and management skills into areas such as Women?fs health, aged-care, return to work, private-practice and culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
3. Recent professional developments in physiotherapy, such as registration as a physiotherapist continuing education, workload control strategies, quality improvement processes, and career pathways
4. Employment strategies, considering desires and personal attributes as well as attainment of the Western Sydney University Graduate Attributes and the Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (2015).
5. Develop interview skills and CV writing in preparation to maximise employment opportunity.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Job interview: Interview and Reflection||25 minutes||40||N||Individual|
|Report: CV and Selection Criteria submission||2 pages and 1,000 words||10||N||Individual|
|Telehealth video||20 minutes||50||N||Individual|
2022 Semester 2
Subject Contact Daniel Thomson Opens in new window