NEUROLOGICAL PHYSIOTHERAPY - THEORY AND PRACTICE

PTY3NEU

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are able to learn to assess, measure, educate and rehabilitate people with movement disorders and reduced mobility arising from neurological disorders. Students gain an understanding of the aetiology, pathology, clinical presentation and medical and surgical management of common neurological conditions. Skills in movement training are learned by working with expert clinicians, academics, other students and patients and movement analysis and measurement skills are developed to a high standard. Self learning guides complement lectures and practical classes.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Barradell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PTY2CLP, HBS2APC, HBS2PPB, PHE2BDA, PTY2CDP, PTY2PSC, HBS2NSM, HBS2PPY, PHE2BDB, PHE2RMH, PTY2EPA, PTY2PAE, PTY2PSD

Co-requisites PTY3PHE, PTY3CRP, PTY3MSP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Outcome Measurement in Adult Neurological Physiotherapy 3rd EditionPrescribedHill, K., Denisenko, S., Miller, K., Clements, T., Batchelor, F.AUSTRALIAN PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION 2005
ReadingsStroke Rehabilitation - guidelines for exercise and training to optimise motor skill.PrescribedCarr, J.,Shepherd R.BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN 2003.

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