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BSc ( Hons ) Physiotherapy

BSc ( Hons ) Physiotherapy

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  1. BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy A hands-on, problem solving approach to healthcare Presented by: Alec Rickard

  2. Session Outline • What is Physiotherapy? • The course at Plymouth • Your application • Ask questions!

  3. What is Physiotherapy? • Helps restore movement, function and wellbeing to as near normal as possible following injury, illness or developmental or disability. • Science-based, committed to applying, evaluating and reviewing the underpinning evidence • Clinical reasoning and interpretation of evidence is at it’s core

  4. Key Skills

  5. Why a Career in Physiotherapy? • A “hands-on” career • Achievement and job satisfaction • Your days are never the same • Professional development and recognition • Opportunities to work abroad and in a range of industries and specialties

  6. The Qualification • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy • Eligibility to apply for registration with: • Health Professions Council (HPC) • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)

  7. Course Overview 3-year, highly integrated and focused course Shared learning with other Allied Health Professionals 3 core areas: Cardiorespiratory, Neurology and Musculoskeletal

  8. Course Aims To develop practitioners that are: • Safe, competent and confident • Accountable and autonomous • Life long learners • Research active • Non-judgemental and anti-discriminatory

  9. Problem Based Learning (PBL) • Simulated case scenarios from clinical practice • Deeper learning of applied material • Learning from each other - Co-operation and group work • Independent learning skills • Utilise students’ own experiences

  10. Relevant anatomy Team members Relevant physiology Effects on carers Mechanisms of stroke A person following stroke Current research Medication Psychological consequences Physiotherapy skills PBL

  11. Clinical Placements Placements across Devon & Cornwall You WILL have placements away from Plymouth, therefore: • Need for travel, or • Need for second accommodation

  12. Practice/Clinical Placements • Must complete a minimum of 1000 hours of assessed clinical practice • Supervised and assessed by experienced Physiotherapists • Means-tested NHS bursaries • travel & accommodation for placements • Visit our funding for Health Students talk for more info

  13. Placement Pattern

  14. Value Added • Additional opportunities • Boardmasters • Ten Tors • Plymouth Half Marathon • Campaigns • Volunteering/charity links • Student award

  15. Value Added • Career service advice • Application forms • CV’s • Interview techniques • Portfolios • Engagement with private practitioners / community services / heads of service / Armed Forces

  16. Facilities and locations- Online/electronic resources

  17. Facilities and locations- Online/electronic resources

  18. Facilities and locations - The Peninsula Allied Health Centre

  19. Your Application

  20. Academic qualifications • Strong GCSE profile, or equivalent: • 5 grades C or above • must include English, Maths and Science • 340 points A level, or equivalent • at least 100 points in Biology • preference will be given to applicants with science based qualifications • Access to higher education diploma • 45 credits at level 3 including 15 biology credits

  21. Personal Statement • Demonstrate an interest and knowledge for the profession • Evidence of related work experience • Demonstrate evidence of good communication skills • Ability to empathise with others • Problem solving and use of initiative

  22. Personal Statement • Ability to study/work independently and in groups • Extra curricular/outside interests • Willingness to learn • Quality of written work

  23. If Offered a Place • Commitment to the profession/course • Be sure before you start • Attend Preview Day • You will have: • Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check • Occupational health assessment

  24. Any Questions?

  25. A copy of this presentation can be found on the University website shortly after the open day at: www.plymouth.ac.uk/opendays Follow us, and tell us what you think about today facebook.com/PlymUniHES @PlymUni_HES