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PHTY4227: Clinical Practicum F

This unit of study involves a clinical placement which will give students the opportunity to develop and demonstrate competency in the skills and attributes of physiotherapy professionals. Over the course of the students’ clinical units of study, they will undertake placement experiences which provides learning opportunities with clients presenting with conditions from the core areas of physiotherapy, across the lifespan and in a range of environments and settings. Experience with clients may be individual or group-based sessions. During clinical placements, there will be opportunities for participation in additional learning activities such as quality improvement projects and interprofessional learning tasks. Clinical Practicum F is a five-week placement which require full-time attendance (approximately 40 hours per week). Students can expect to undertake at least one clinical placement in a rural or regional setting, delivered at clinical facilities or remotely/online (e.g. telehealth services).

Code PHTY4227
Academic unit Movement Sciences
Credit points 6
PHTY2063 and PHTY3081 and PHTY3082 and PHTY3087

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.