Challenges in Physio Practice
Challenges in Contemporary Physiotherapy Practice 2023-24
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
The module may include: • Accountability, responsibility and autonomy • Advanced Clinical Reasoning • Legal and ethical considerations in professional practice. • Working within professional boundaries • Delegation and professional liability • Preventive and intervention measures • Conditions in physiotherapy • Physiotherapy in secondary care • Contemporary physiotherapy practice • Working with athletes • An overview of working in areas outwith the NHS: e.g. sport, military, private practice • Entrepreneurship and marketing • The role of the clinical educator • Preparation for practice • Working within professional boundaries • Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
-good -60% Very good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. Very good understanding of the challenges in contemporary physiotherapy practice. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade B- in the Grading Criteria. -excellent -70%> Excellent understanding of the challenges in contemporary physiotherapy practice. Understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module and evidence of additional evidence gained by the student. Very good understanding of physiotherapy practice. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade A- in the Grading Criteria -another level-50% Basic understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. Basic understanding of the challenges in contemporary physiotherapy practice. Students will be required to achieve a minimum of C- grade in the assignment to in order to pass the theory component of the module.
- Apply enhanced skills in the application of research / evidence into clinical practice
- Critically evaluate the legal responsibilities and ethical considerations of professional physiotherapy practice and self regulation.
- Critically reflect on the role of a physiotherapist as an autonomous practitioner
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of accountability and professional liability.
3000 word written assignment