Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
Less than a year

Course Description

GradCertClinPhysio(Curtin) - GC-PHYTHHealth Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus or partially online
Intake February or July 

The mid-year intake is part-time study only. This will extend the course duration. 

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Duration 6 months full-time

In this course you will choose to major in continence and women’s health or musculoskeletal physiotherapy. You will further your clinical decision-making skills through the use of statistical analysis, including the examination of various forms of statistical testing. The rest of your studies will comprise specialised coursework units and clinical practice.

Continence and Women's Health

This major will provide you with the opportunity to become an expert clinician in women's health physiotherapy and its related areas of practice. In this major you will develop clinical skills in the assessment and management of conditions which are unique, common or serious to women, or require special interventions in women. 

You will develop particular expertise in the management of pelvic floor dysfunction and its presentations, including bladder and bowel dysfunction, disorders of the pelvic organ and pelvic girdle support, sexual dysfunction and pelvic pain. 

View full course structure on Handbook.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy major is designed to enhance knowledge, skill and clinical competencies in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice.

In this major you can learn: advanced examination and treatment, advanced patient management and clinical communication skills through evidence-based practice and contemporary clinical practice methods. 

View full course structure on Handbook.

Please note: Participation is obligatory in laboratory classes which require appropriate disrobing when acting as clients in the peer group, and physically manipulating patients including lifting and supporting people with disabilities.

The continence and women's health major includes practice of internal examination.

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