Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is a foundation practice area in the Masters of Physiotherapy Course. It requires students to draw on and apply biomedical knowledge from prior units to interpret clinical scenarios involving the musculoskeletal systems through the use of case based learning, simulation and practical workshops. The unit aims to provide students with the advanced theoretical knowledge, communication skills and management strategies required to critically analyse and clinically reason through acute and chronic musculoskeletal presentations across the lifespan; and to safely assess and manage these conditions in line with evidence based practice and person centred care. These skills are an essential component of work ready practice.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Suggested readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):