CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

PSY5NPM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide a working knowledge about neuroanatomy, neuroscience, and neuropsychology upon which information about neuropsychological models and syndromes can be built. The subject will strongly emphasise the association between structure, system and function. The program will consist of a mixrureof lectures and seminars.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGlynda Kinsella

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of functional neuroanatomy

Activities:
Lecture presentations and reading

02. Demonstrate an understanding of the models of neuropsychology and clinical practice

Activities:
Active participation in lecture presentations, class exercises and case analysis

03. Develop ability to apply neuropsychological knowledge to case presentation and analysis

Activities:
Active participation in lecture presentations, class exercises and case analysis

04. Demonstrate readiness for undertaking a neuropsychological placement

Activities:
Class presentations on selected topics in lectures/tutorials and a final oral examination of knowledge and skills in neuropsychological case analysis

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 08-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGlynda Kinsella

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 09 - 09
One 5.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 08 - 08
One 4.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute multiple-choice examinationThe first multiple-choice examination will take place in the first four weeks of the semester and is a formative assessment. Feedback about the exam questions will be provided immediately following the examination, and students will be provided their indvidual results one week later. Students will be given opportunity to further discuss their responses with the subject coordinator if they wish.15 01, 02, 03
One 30-minute multiple-choice examinationThis multiple-choice examination is a summative assessment of a designated module of the subject and follows the same procedure as the early exam20 01, 02, 03
One 60-minute multiple-choice examinationThis multiple-choice examination is a summative assessment of a designated module of the subject and follows the same procedure as the early exam.25 01, 02, 03
Oral examination - 30 minute word equivalentThe oral examination is summative and scheduled at the end of semester. Feedback on the oral exam will be provided within one week and students will be able to discuss their results with the subject coordinator.30 04
Class presentation on a case analysis - 30 minute word equivalentThe class presentation is a formative evaluation. Students prepare a case presentation to the class based on a case study related to the topic of the lecture that day. Students are provided with feedback on their presentation by the lecturer10 02