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PHTY535 Neurorehabilitation

Advanced level of knowledge, competence and skill in neurorehabilitation for practising physiotherapists.

Paper title Neurorehabilitation
Paper code PHTY535
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
PHTX 535
Limited to
MPhty, PGCertPhty, PGDipPhty
Course outline
Eligibility
Paper and qualifications restricted to Physiotherapists.
Contact
physio.academic@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinators: Professor Leigh Hale and Dr Hilda Mulligan
Teaching Staff: Dr Cath Smith and Ally Calder
Paper Structure
This paper covers topics such as:
  • Evidence-based practice in neurorehabilitation
  • Philosophies of care for adults and/or children with long-term neurological conditions
  • Standardised measures for assessment and evaluation
  • Neuropathophysiology and applied science
  • Management interventions for body structure and function, activity and participation domains for individuals with neurological conditions
  • Promoting health and wellness via physical activity for adults and/or children with neurological conditions
Teaching Arrangements
Taught by distance learning with:
  • One 3-day residential block held in Dunedin
  • Approximately 8-10 audioconferences held in the evenings (possibly via Otago Connect)
Textbooks
No compulsory textbooks required
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to
  • Critically review and appraise the literature
  • Critically explore current trends in the physiotherapeutic management of patients (both adults and/or children) with neurological conditions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the pathophysiology and applied scientific basis of physiotherapeutic intervention for patients with neurological conditions
  • Demonstrate competency in the management, assessment and treatment of patients with neurological conditions beyond the entry level for practitioners
  • Understand the demographics of neurologically related conditions in New Zealand and the physiotherapist's role in the promotion of health and wellness

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Advanced level of knowledge, competence and skill in neurorehabilitation for practising physiotherapists.

Paper title Neurorehabilitation
Paper code PHTY535
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
PHTX 535
Limited to
MPhty, PGCertPhty, PGDipPhty
Eligibility
Paper and qualifications restricted to Physiotherapists.
Contact
physio.academic@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Hilda Mulligan
Teaching Staff: Professor Leigh Hale, Dr Cath Smith, Ally Calder
Paper Structure
This paper covers topics such as:
  • Evidence-based practice in neurorehabilitation
  • Philosophies of care for adults and/or children with long-term neurological conditions
  • Standardised measures for assessment and evaluation
  • Neuropathophysiology and applied science
  • Management interventions for body structure and function, activity and participation domains for individuals with neurological conditions
  • Promoting health and wellness via physical activity for adults and/or children with neurological conditions
Teaching Arrangements
Taught by distance learning with:
  • One 3-day residential block held in Dunedin
  • Approximately 8-10 audioconferences held via Zoom)
Textbooks
No compulsory textbooks required
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to
  • Critically review and appraise the literature
  • Critically explore current trends in the physiotherapeutic management of patients (both adults and/or children) with neurological conditions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the pathophysiology and applied scientific basis of physiotherapeutic intervention for patients with neurological conditions
  • Demonstrate competency in the management, assessment and treatment of patients with neurological conditions beyond the entry level for practitioners
  • Understand the demographics of neurologically related conditions in New Zealand and the physiotherapist's role in the promotion of health and wellness

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard