Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Postgraduate Certificate of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy)

Postgraduate Certificate of Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy)

Year

2011

Course Code

104711

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course p re-requisites

Applicants must be registered Australian Physiotherapists.

Completion of an overseas recognised physiotherapy qualification. Note: Completion of this program will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified physiotherapists.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Post admission
requirements

Telephone and computer access

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

PS5101:03 Clinical expert updates

PS5103:03 Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice

Options

Select 6 credit points of subjects from the specified list:

SP5103:03 Clinical Exercise Physiology 1

SP5104:03 Clinical Exercise Physiology 2

OT5008:03 Allied Health Interventions for Palliative Care

OT5007:03 Issues of Sexuality for Allied Health

TM5515:03 Epidemiology for Public Health

TM5526:03 Public Health Economics

TM5541:03 Managing Effective Health Programs

TM5554:03 Theory and Practice of Public Health

TM5513:03 Public Health Management

TM5563:03 Public Health Leadership and Crisis Management

HS5101:03 Contemporary Issues in Primary Health Care Research

HS5102:03 Qualitative Research Methods for Health Professionals

TM5002:03 Infectious Diseases

TM5502:03 Tropical Public Health

TM5506:03 Social Science in Public Health

TM5510:03 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

TM5514:03 Environmental Health

TM5516:03 Biostatistics for Public Health

TM5524:03 Qualitative Research Methods

TM5540:03 Occupational Health

HS5405:03 Introduction to Health Professional Education

HS5406:03 Clinical Teaching in the Health Professions

HS5409:03 Learning and Teaching about the Consultation

HS5410:03 Health Professional Practice in Education

NS5408:03 Implementation of Clinical Teaching Strategies

NS5601:03 Processes of Normal Ageing

PY5007:03 Health and Rehabilitation

PY5017:03 Psychosocial Elements of Ageing

WC5001:03 Introduction to Women's Studies

WS5103:03 Community Development

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

2 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Not applicable

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 45% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for this course

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable – this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Students admitted to a Postgraduate Certificate of Rehabilitation may after completion of that award, gain advanced standing for those studies towards a Postgraduate Diploma of Rehabilitation or a Master of Rehabilitation

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-10

5/2010

New Full Course Proposal

Business Plan

08/10

2-10

08/2010

Award Requirements
Availabilities

01/2011