Faculty of Nursing and Health Science

           Physiotherapy Program

Program Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program students should be able to:

  • Understand the biological, physical and behavioral sciences which underpin physiotherapy.
  • Use this knowledge and understanding appropriately in a variety of practice contexts.
  • Implement clinical practice based on research evidence.
  • Apply appropriate physiotherapy assessment techniques.
  • Safe and effective use of therapeutic exercise incorporating decision making, goal setting and design of exercise program.
  • Safe and effective use of manual therapy in the application of mobilization, manipulation, massage and respiratory therapy techniques.
  • Use, in aSafe and effective way, electrotherapeutic modalities in the selection and application of a range of modalities based on the therapeutic use of electrical, thermal, light, sonic and magnetic energy.
  • Understand the scientific process and how it may impact on physiotherapy practice.
  • Understand the role of physiotherapy in the prevention of illness and injury and in health promotion.
  • Have communication skills sufficient to communicate safely and effectively as a professional with patients, care givers and colleagues.
  • Know the assessment process that is sufficient to assess a patient safely and effectively taking into account physical, psychological and cultural needs.
  • Know the information gained from the assessment process sufficient to construct a specific safe and effective treatment plan, with the patient, using problem-solving and clinical reasoning skills.
  • Know evaluation and research processes sufficiently to find and use available evidence in order to choose and evaluate treatment intervention safely and effectively.
  • Know the reflection and the learning process, in order to identify personal and professional goals for continuing professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Appreciate the complexities of health care systems within which physiotherapy is delivered.
  • Uderstand the roles of other professions.
  • Abile to work as a member of a health care team.
  • Understand the social and economic factors that impact on health and the delivery of care.

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