Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module aims to build on underpinning theory, knowledge and skills to enable the student to clinically reason and manage patients effectively with common musculoskeletal conditions.
Intended Learning Outcomes
utilise underpinning knowledge to explain the pathophysiology and clinical features of common musculoskeletal conditions: 1demonstrate safe and effective generic and physiotherapeutic assessment, treatment and handling skills for MSK patients: 1select and apply appropriate physiotherapeutic intervention and management based on analysis of assessment findings: 1demonstrate, through initial problem solving and clinical reasoning, an understanding of the therapeutic effects of physiotherapy interventions: 1facilitate patient function, activity and participation in the social and physical world: 1
81 tutor led hours (to include 6 hours of associated practice experience) may also include lectures, workshops, tutorials etc. and assessment preparation. This will include approximately 32 hours of lectures, 32 hours of practical sessions/ workshops and 11 hours of tutorials/ assessment preparation. 69 hours independent study
1: Practical Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Thirty minute interactive practical assessmentThirty minute practical examination (to include 6 minutes preparation) based on formative development of case scenarios within the module. The examination will include an interactive practical demonstration of an element/s of the assessment/treatment strategy already discussed in the oral component.