Skip to main content
Unit of study_

PHTY4222: Clinical Practicum D

This clinical practicum unit of study involves clinical placements which provide a wide range of practical experience in the following areas: rehabilitation, acute care, ambulatory care/outpatients, as well as one advanced general unit in specialised areas, eg, paediatrics or hand therapy or in specific settings, such as private practice and community health setting. Across the clinical program students will be provided with opportunities to apply their skills in musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and neurological physiotherapy to a wide variety of patients and conditions.Students will be required to demonstrate competence in the specific clinical skills for each area as well as the generic skills and attributes of physiotherapy professionals. During practicum placements there will be such as participation in quality improvement projects and interprofessional learning.. In addition, students will be responsible for individual and group training sessions such as strength andfitness programs.Clinical Practicum D is a five week placement which requires full attendance (40 hours per week). In addition, at least one of the placements may be in a rural or regional setting being delivered at clinical facilities or online (e.g. telehealth services).

Code PHTY4222
Academic unit Movement Sciences
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Apply physiotherapy clinical skills at the level of a new graduate physiotherapy practitioner
  • LO2. Engage in professional and ethical practice
  • LO3. Communicate effectively with others
  • LO4. Reflect on your own practice and demonstrate self-directed learning
  • LO5. Demonstrate collaborative practice
  • LO6. Demonstrate the ability to be an effective educator
  • LO7. Manage time and workload effectively

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.