Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5 weeks (28 hours a week) |
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. Third year students will need to spend approximately 2 hours per day in independent study.
This subject is not available as a single subject. Students must be currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Year 3 to undertake this subject.The student must have passed Neurology and Neuroscience 1A, before undertaking this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Years 1 and 2 and semester 1 of year 3 of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Kimberly Miller
ContactDr Kimberly Miller
|Subject Overview:||This subject focuses on the application of neurology and neuroscience in the clinical context. The clinical component of this subject integrates theoretical knowledge with clinical reasoning and practical application skills as students work with patients with a variety of neurological conditions. Further it provides students with opportunities to develop high level communication skills and an awareness of the role of the physiotherapist within the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team and the medical system.|
Through the clinical block this subject aims to:
Students must pass both the combined clinical components and the theoretical component of the assessment in order to pass the subject.
Carr JH and Shepherd RT (2010): Neurological Rehabilitation: Optimizing Motor Performance (2nd edition). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier |
Carr JH and Shepherd RT (2003): Stroke Rehabilitation: Guidelines for Exercise and Training to Optimize Motor Skill. New York: Butterworth-Heinemann.
Hill K, Denisenko S, Miller K, Clements T and Batchelor F (2005): Clinical Outcome Measurement in Adult Neurological Physiotherapy. (3rd edition). Victorian Branch, Australian Physiotherapy Association. Fourth edition should be available for purchase shortly.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
By the completion of this subject, students will have had the opportunity to develop the following generic skills:
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