Continence Theory for Physiotherapists
Learning and assessment
Introductory lectures, small group discussions and seminar presentations will be used to develop theoretical knowledge, critical thinking and shared inter-professional learning. Practical workshops will enable you to relate theoretical knowledge to practical skills using relevant examination techniques taking into account the influence of patients' cultural, religious and personal preference.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a formative presentation to your peers and will receive both peer and academic feedback. As some of the module is completed by distance learning you will be encouraged to use the VLE to share practice, case scenarios and literature.
The directed study time will be used to review relevant anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and pathology as well as undertaking advanced literature searches, critical appraisal of relevant research and preparation for assessments.The assessments will allow you to demonstrate in-depth subject knowledge and develop your verbal and written presentation skills.
Throughout the module you will be encouraged to employ a holistic and patient-centred approach within the overall physiotherapy management of continence dysfunction. Formal and informal feedback will be given during practical sessions, following presentations and written assignments.