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Introductory Physiotherapy Practice (IPP1000S/HEAL1000)

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Credits: 25

In this unit students will engage in reflective practice to build students agency and explore the scope and limits of physiotherapeutic practice within the context of professional practice. Students will be introduced to the practice of creating therapeutic alliance through safe person-centred touch and communication, reflecting on frameworks for care. Blended learning and practical classes that simulate clinical physiotherapeutic interactions will introduce students to the scope of movement problems and manual strategies to assist functional movement. Students will be introduced to clinical reasoning as a problem-solving process.

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