PTY-30061 - Caseload Management of Frailty, Trauma and Long Term Conditions
Coordinator: Adam Winterton Tel: +44 1782 7 33811
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

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.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

synthesise and apply underpinning knowledge in the management of frailty, trauma and long term conditions: 1
discuss 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: 1
analyse and synthesise assessment findings, including differential diagnosis to formulate a clinically reasoned problem list: 1
propose and justify an effective physiotherapeutic caseload management strategy for a virtual ward involving complex patient presentations utilising evidenced based practice and current clinical guidelines: 1
effectively triage, assess and prioritise complex physiotherapy caseloads in environments including primary, secondary and tertiary care settings: 1
critically 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

Study hours

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.

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Oral Exam weighted 100%
30 minute oral examination
30 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.