School Of Health Sciences

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy AWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401199.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400983 - Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

400982 Core Competencies in Physiotherapy Practice AND 400981 Clinical Pharmacology AND 400871 Professional Health Competencies AND 101614 Psychology and Health

400997 Exercise Rehabilitation AND 400986 Neurological Physiotherapy AND 401197 Clinical Education (General)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4706 Bachelor of Physiotherapy and 4733 Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons).

About this Unit
This unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed in the first two years of physiotherapy study. It focuses on client assessment and evidence-based management in musculoskeletal physiotherapy contexts. This will require strong communication skills, ethical and professional behaviour and an appreciation of interprofessional care. Professional competencies addressed in this unit include developing skills in musculoskeletal physiotherapy assessment, interpretation and prioritisation of findings along with the implementation and evaluation of appropriate treatment strategies.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students are required to wear their student uniform when attending practical viva exams and a student name badge.

4706.2Bachelor of PhysiotherapyCONTINUING
4706.3Bachelor of PhysiotherapyCURRENT
4733.1Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)CONTINUING
4733.2Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)CURRENT

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