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Improving Patient Mobility: Gait Training
Unit Code: PJ22CY015
Credit Value: 2
Unit ID: CCZ278
Last registration date: 31/07/2017
This unit is a member of one or more groups of related units.
|The learner will
||The learner can
|1. ||Know the scope of their personal practice in gait training.|
|1.1 ||Identify the legislation and codes of conduct which govern practice when working to improve patients' gait.|
• Scope of practice
• Clinical governance
• Competency and capability
|1.3 ||Identfiy how the following are implemented in practice:|
• Working independently
• Working under direction
• Working under supervision
|1.4 ||Describe his / her own role and the roles of team members working to improve patient's gait.|
|1.5 ||Describe his / her responsibility under current health and safety legislation.|
|2. ||Understand gait training.|
|2.1 ||Identify the purpose of gait training.|
|2.2 ||Outline the phases of normal gait.|
|2.3 ||Describe how to deliver gait training to patients to include:|
• Planning to deliver gait training
• Monitoring improvement and deterioration in performance
• Identifying signs of distress exhibited by patients
• Strategies for relieving patients' distress
• Recording the outcomes of the training
• Reporting to a registered physiotherapist
|3. ||Be able to deliver gait training following a programme devised by a registered physiotherapist.|
|3.1 ||Demonstrate how to deliver a programme of gait training exercises devised by a registered physiotherapist.|
|3.2 ||Demonstrate how to motivate and support a patient during exercise.|
|3.3 ||Record the procedure and report findings to a registered physiotherapist.|
Further assessment guidance is available here.
There is no specific assessment information to be used with this unit.
If not specifically stated in the assessment information, a plural statement in any assessment criterion means a minimum of two.
The following key themes can be integrated into this unit
NOS: GEN 8, HSC21, HSC22, HSC231, HSC234, CHS136, CHS138, CHE144 KSF: HWB4 level 1, HWB7 level 1, Core 3 level 1, Core 1 level 1
Assessment can only be undertaken by an occupationally competent registered Physiotherapist.