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REHB706 Work Rehabilitation

Understanding the workplace, workers and employers and using modern management techniques to reduce worksite injury and promote early return to work.

The aim of this paper is not to turn out vocational rehabilitation specialists, but to enable practitioners from a variety of health and safety disciplines to be more effective in their role as a member of a multidisciplinary vocational rehabilitation team or self-employed care management adviser. The paper is also ideal for occupational health nurses and doctors wanting to learn more about work rehabilitation.

Paper title Work Rehabilitation
Paper code REHB706
Subject Rehabilitation
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
REHX 706
Limited to
MHealSc, PGDipRehab, PGCertRehab, PGDipPhty, PGDipHealSc, MPhty
Paper Structure
Course outline
Eligibility
Suitable for people who hold a degree or diploma from a New Zealand university or are in an appropriate profession approved by the academic board.
Contact
rtru@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Rob Griffiths
Teaching Arrangements
One 2-day compulsory seminar held at the University of Otago Wellington campus
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this paper you will be able to
  • Describe the content and context of vocational rehabilitation
  • Look at partnerships in vocational rehabilitation
  • Identify barriers to return to work
  • Do an assessment of fitness to work and workplace assessment
  • Do a disability assessment

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

Understanding the workplace, workers and employers and using modern management techniques to reduce worksite injury and promote early return to work.

The aim of this paper is not to turn out vocational rehabilitation specialists, but to enable practitioners from a variety of health and safety disciplines to be more effective in their role as a member of a multidisciplinary vocational rehabilitation team or self-employed care management adviser. The paper is also ideal for occupational health nurses and doctors wanting to learn more about work rehabilitation.

Paper title Work Rehabilitation
Paper code REHB706
Subject Rehabilitation
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Restriction
REHX 706
Limited to
MHealSc, PGDipRehab, PGCertRehab, PGDipPhty, PGDipHealSc, MPhty
Eligibility
Suitable for people who hold a degree or diploma from a New Zealand university or are in an appropriate profession approved by the academic board.
Contact
rtru@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Rob Griffiths
Paper Structure
Teaching Arrangements
One 2-day compulsory seminar held at the University of Otago Wellington campus
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this paper you will be able to
  • Describe the content and context of vocational rehabilitation
  • Look at partnerships in vocational rehabilitation
  • Identify barriers to return to work
  • Do an assessment of fitness to work and workplace assessment
  • Do a disability assessment

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle