Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The Physiotherapy Management of the Complex Patient module builds on content introduced in Years 1 & 2 of the MSci Physiotherapy programme and enables the student to assess and manage complex musculoskeletal, cardiovascular respiratory and neurological conditions and mulitfaceted presentations. Students will have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills required to clinically reason and manage specialist populations and co-morbities via production of a problem list that is patient centred.The module aims to prepare the student to work in diverse healthcare settings whilst also developing transferable skills (such as advanced communication, clinical reasoning, prioritisation) that can be applied in a variety of healthcare settings and specialities.
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/pty-30060/lists
This module aims to:1. Develop and advance the students' underpinning theory, knowledge and skills.2. Enable the student to clinically reason and effectively manage individuals with complex rehabilitation needs; advancing their clinical decision making skills.
Intended Learning Outcomes
synthesise and apply underpinning knowledge in the management of complex cases: 1critically discuss and rationalise safe and effective adaptation of physiotherapeutic assessment, treatment and handling skills within the context of a complex patient scenario: 1analyse and synthesise assessment findings, including differential diagnosis to formulate a clinically reasoned problem list: 1propose and justify an effective management strategy in a complex patient scenario utilising evidenced based practice and current clinical guidelines: 1promote patient function, activity and participation in complex cases: 1
84 tutor led hours include ~28 hours lectures, ~54 hours formative assessment, workshops, seminars, tutorials ~2 hours of assessment preparation classes 66 hours of independent study including 24 hours of guided independent study.
1: Oral Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
60 minute Oral exam60 minute oral examination (30 minutes preparation time and 30 minutes oral examination) based on an seen case scenario. The examination will include analysis of the assessment findings presented and interactive discussion of the formulated problem list and appropriate treatment strategy relevant to the complex case making use of the current evidence available.