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Credit points: 25

Subject outline

In this subject students will be given the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills to assess and treat clients who have disorders of movement and sensation and acquired disorders of cognition and perception. Theoretical approaches to practice in this field are presented and reviewed. Students learn how to apply theory in practise and are trained in a variety of neurological assessments. Students are also provided with a range of strategies for intervention and are given the opportunity to practice these with clinical cases. This subject is comprised of two modules: Motor Sensory, and Cognitive/Perceptual Neurological Rehabilitation. This subject utilises LMS for sharing of student investigated information, discussions, formative and peer assessments.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points25

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn Unsworth

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites OCT2INB, HBS2NEU


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCognitive and perceptual dysfunction: A clinical reasoning approach to evaluation and interventionPrescribedUnsworth, C.PHILADELPHIA, F. A. DAVIS 1999.
ReadingsMotor Control-Translating Research into Clinical Practice.RecommendedShumway-Cook, A., Woollacott, M.H. 3rd ednPHILADELPHIA: WILLIAMS AND WILKINS 2007.

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