OT NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION: THEORIES TO PRACTICE

OCT4NRE

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will investigate commonly occurring adult neurological conditions and extend their knowledge of evidence-based practice in neurological rehabilitation. Theories of motor leaning and motor control will be discussed in relation to unimpaired functioning and neurological re-education. Practical aspects of this subject will be used to extend students professional handling skills by providing them with experience in the application of motor interventions which integrate motor control and motor learning theory and treating practices. New techniques in the assessment and retraining of somatosensations are also presented. This subject utilises LMS for discussions, sharing of information, formative and peer assessments .

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCheryl Neilson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Diploma in Occupational Therapy or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects OCT5NRE

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offer is subject to sufficient enrolments.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMotor Control: Translating Research in Clinical Practice.PrescribedShumway-Cook, A. & Wollacott, M. 3rd EditionPHILADELPHIA: WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2007.

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