Advancing Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy Practice
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11 weeks of 1 day per week in the summer term


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This module will provide students with the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the assessment and management of patients with cardio-respiratory dysfunction.

Course detail

  • This module will provide students with the opportunity to integrate their learning into their own clinical practice and develop their clinical reasoning skills,
  • Workshop sessions will be led by a variety of specialist lecturers from within the practice of advancing cardio-respiratory physiotherapy.
  • The principles of assessment and management of people with cardio-respiratory problems,
  • The theoretical basis related to cardio-respiratory physiotherapy and its integration with the biopsychosocial model of practice,
  • Current cardio-respiratory physiotherapy practice,
  • Clinical reasoning skills.

How will this course be taught

This module will use a variety of teaching and learning strategies. The module’s content will be delivered through seminar sessions, practical workshops, directed and self-directed study.

  • Seminars – 44 hours
  • Guided students activity – 100 hours
  • Self-guided student activity – 56 hours
  • Total activity – 200 hours

Entry requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy


  • Coursework 1: 20 minute Seminar Presentation (40% of module mark
  • Coursework 2: 2500 word Critical Review (60% of module mark)

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

  • Successful completion of this module will contribute to students professional development within the field of cardio-respiratory physiotherapy,
  • Upon the successful completion of this module students should possess the qualities and knowledge within the practice of cardio-respiratory physiotherapy, which can enhance employability and potential to influence clinical practice and service delivery.
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