Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/pty-30061/lists
This module aims to:1. Develop and advance the students; underpinning theory, knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of frailty, trauma and long term conditions.2. Enable the student to clinically reason and effectively manage a complex clinical caseload utilising the wider healthcare team to promote quality of life; advancing their caseload management skills.
Intended Learning Outcomes
synthesise and apply underpinning knowledge in the management of frailty, trauma and long term conditions: 1discuss and rationalise the safe and effective adaptation of physiotherapeutic assessment, treatment and handling skills within the context of a patient with frailty, trauma and/or a long term condition: 1analyse and synthesise assessment findings, including differential diagnosis to formulate a clinically reasoned problem list: 1propose and justify an effective physiotherapeutic caseload management strategy for a virtual ward involving complex patient presentations utilising evidenced based practice and current clinical guidelines: 1effectively triage, assess and prioritise complex physiotherapy caseloads in environments including primary, secondary and tertiary care settings: 1critically discuss the roles and integration of the multi-disciplinary team within the context of caseload management and discharge to enhance the patients' quality of life: 1
50 tutor-led hours which includes:~ 39 hours lectures,~ 10 hours workshops, seminars, tutorials,~ 1 hour of assessment preparation.100 hours of independent study which includes:~ 70 hours self-directed study;~ 10 hours directed self-study;~ 20 hours of assessment preparation.
1: Oral Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
30 minute oral examination30 minute oral exam based on a previously seen and prepared virtual ward scenario (to include up to 5 patients).
Students are asked to synthesise and plan a prioritised management strategy for these patients. The oral exam will include more in depth analysis of at least one patient in the caseload.