Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module aims to:Explore the contribution of physiotherapy in the management of specific populations, within the context of health and social care.Enable students to transfer knowledge and skills in assessment and therapeutic management to specific populations.
Intended Learning Outcomes
use underpinning knowledge to explain the pathophysiology and clinical features of specific populations/conditions: 1demonstrate safe and effective physiotherapeutic assessment, treatment and handling skills for specific populations/conditions: 1select and adapt appropriate therapeutic intervention and management to specific populations/conditions: 1discuss the therapeutic effects of physiotherapy interventions in specific populations/conditions using clinical reasoning appropriate to the specific population/patient's condition: 1distinguish between the differing health and social care context in which identified specific populations/conditions may be managed: 1
41 tutor led hours which include:~ 35 hours lectures, ~ 4 hours workshops and tutorials and ~ 2 hour assessment preparation. 109 hours independent study includes:~ 9 hours guided study and asynchronous content~ 98 hours student led independent study~ 2 hours of guided assessment preparation.
1: Oral Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Thirty minute oral seen examinationA thirty minute oral examination. The examination will explore element/s of physiotherapy management of a chosen case