Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 62 hours lectures, 32 hours problem-based learning, 28 hours practical classes |
Total Time Commitment: Students will need to allow time for self-directed learning. The following hours are given as minimum requirements: 1 hour pre/post reading for lectures, 2 hours per hour of tutorial sessions and 2 hours extra per week for practical classes.
|Prerequisites:||This subject is not available as a single subject. Students must be currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy to undertake this subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Year 1 and Semester 1 of Year 2 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorMs Marilyn Webster
ContactDr Rana Shane Hinman
This subject comprises two major areas of study: neuroscience and vertebral anatomy. The objective of this subject is to enable students to develop an understanding of the structure/function relationships in the central nervous system, spinal cord and vertebral column, and the effect of ageing and pathology on functioning of the nervous system and spine. Content areas included are the development and organisation of the nervous system, brainstem function, motorcontrol systems, sensory systems, the biochemical and pharmacological mechanisms of the central nervous system, and the structure and function of the vertebral column.
In undertaking this subject, students will have an opportunity to:
Mid-semester quiz (10%), tutor assessment (5%); written examinations up to four hours (65%); and practical examination (20%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Physiotherapy |
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