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Neurological Interventions 2 (8983.1)

Level: Undergraduate Fourth Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Physiotherapy


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  • UC Trimester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (189707) - View
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  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 6, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164584) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 6, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (155922) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (147040) - View

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This unit covers the rehabilitation for specific neurological conditions. The pathology, and impairments, recovery and prognosis with common neurological conditions will be studied. Skills in assessment, analysis, interpretation, treatment and exercise selection and implementation will be developed further. Written and verbal communication skills will be fostered. Roles of other health professionals in client management will be explored.

This unit is co-taught with unit 6456 Neurological Interventions 2 PG.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Understand the pathology of neurological disorders and how this influences recovery and prognosis of motor and sensory impairments;

2. Plan and implement selective assessment tasks for a client with a neurological condition, develop and implement a client orientated treatment plan with appropriate goals and demonstrate planned progressions to discharge;

3. Use appropriate resources to select best practice and evidence based treatments, select appropriate outcome measures to monitor interventions; and

4. Work as part of an interdisciplinary team and understand the relevance of medical findings and pharmacological influences. These competencies will be demonstrated and integrated into clinical practice.

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Contact Hours

Up to two hours lectures/ seminars, and four hours per week practical work.


8982 Neurological Interventions 1 and
8976 Cardiothoracic Interventions 1 and
8977 Musculoskeletal Interventions 1


Enrolment in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy 202JA

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