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Neurological Interventions 1 (8982.2)

Level: Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Physiotherapy

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  • Semester 1, 2021, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (200522) - View
  • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (198771) - View
  • Physio Non Standard Period 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191780) - View
  • UC Trimester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180882) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164596) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (155908) - View

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Syllabus

This unit covers the theoretical and practical assessment of normal and abnormal functional movement including gait, posture, bed transfers and upper limb function in the context of brain injury. The roles of cognitive, sensory and environmental factors will be explored. Motor control theory will be applied to movement and rehabilitation. Various approaches to neurological rehabilitation will be compared. Physiotherapy management of impairments associated with common neurological conditions will be introduced.

This unit is co-taught with unit 6452 Neurological Interventions 1 PG.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Apply and evaluate effective and safe assessment and measurement outcomes for the physiotherapy management of people with common neurological conditions;

2. Interpret and analyse assessment and measurement findings to ensure effective and safe physiotherapy intervention planning for people with common neurological conditions;

3. Apply and evaluate effective and safe physiotherapy intervention for people with common neurological conditions;

4. Combine and apply knowledge and evidence related to the physiotherapy management of people with common neurological conditions; and

5. Appropriately choose and apply communication and professional behaviours in the context of physiotherapy for people with common neurological conditions.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to 5.5 hours of lecture and tutorial work a week.

Prerequisites

11540 Essential Physiotherapy Skills AND
8976 Cardiothoracic Interventions 1 AND
8977 Musculoskeletal Interventions 1

Corequisites

Enrolment in 202JA Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

Assumed Knowledge

None.



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