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96081 Professional Practice

6cp; 2hpw (masterclass), 2hpw (workshop)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject provides students with fundamental knowledge of the physiotherapy profession with an emphasis on a range of professional skills such as communication, evidence-based practice, cultural competence, inter-professional practice, ethical practice and reflection. Students learn how to effectively search and appraise physiotherapy literature. Preparation for clinical placement is also embedded within this subject. The concept of continuing professional development and evidence collection by way of a professional portfolio is introduced and signposted as a significant component across the two-year program.

Knowledge gained in Professional Practice underpins the application of physiotherapy taught in all subsequent subjects.

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Access conditions

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