PSIO3035 Complex Clinical Management
This module delves into the literature and more clinical detail to build on both the clinical management and integrated clinical management modules.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- To develop an evidence-based approach to the physiotherapy management of more complex clinical problems
- Critical understanding of the foundation and clinical sciences that relate to human functioning through the application to complex clinical problems
- formulating a hypothesis, sound clinical reasoning and evaluation where the evidence is lacking
- integrating previous learning into present and future learning environments
- critical appraisal of the evidence in relation to the physiotherapy management of a complex clinical problem
- interpretive reflection on learning and its impact on changing and developing professional practice
Advanced, applied, clinical, critical thinking. Three subject areas – respiratory care, neurological rehabilitation, and musculoskeletal care. Teaching is via complex cases. Students use the case to discuss and reflect on previous teachings and to prepare evidence-based treatment plans. Each of the three subject areas have 5, 3 - 4hr teaching sessions. Assessment is by viva: 10 min presentation followed by a 15 min viva.
This module is a link between the year 2 clinical management modules and the year 3 Complex clinical management modules. It is also a base for bringing together the reflection of patients when on placement with theory and this will contribute to both the formative and summative assessment. To facilitate the reflective practice and the transition towards being an independent practitioner responsible for their own learning, mentors and /or peers from year 3 will be used that can facilitate the discussion of case studies and wherever possible experts in the field from a multi professional background will also be used.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Description - lecture 1 Introduction - 5 sessions for each speciality (NMS, Cardiorespiratory, Neurology) - cardiorespiratory is lecture based - NMS / Neurology have mixture of lectures and practical workshops Format of each session - introductory lecture - critique of paper (student led). - case study discussion - may or may not include practical workshops The emphasis is on self-directed study
|Wider reading or practice||37.5|
|Preparation for scheduled sessions||20|
|Practical classes and workshops||10|
|Completion of assessment task||20|
|Total study time||187.5|
Resources & Reading list
There are no key texts. Students have subject-specific text books form their previous year. Appropriate, relevant references are given per session: latest article via PubMed etc. Students are encouraged to present recent publications within each sessio.
Contributions to debate and discussion
Repeat type: Internal & External
Costs associated with this module
Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.
In addition to this, students registered for this module typically also have to pay for:
Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.