A broad framework for understanding rehabilitation practice including: the ICF, goal planning, compensation systems and the ACC, ethical issues, team dynamics and the concept of transdisciplinary teams; cultural perspectives and person-centred rehabilitation.
This paper addresses the core themes of rehabilitation and provides students with the tools to critique their own rehabilitation practices and develop innovations to local rehabilitation services.
|Paper title||Rehabilitation Principles|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,746.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,490.00|
- REHX 701
- Limited to
- MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGCertRehab, PGDipRehab, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPhty, MPhty
- 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.
- More information link
- View further information about Rehabilitation Studies
- Teaching staff
- Dr Fiona Graham
- Paper Structure
- Teaching Arrangements
- One 2-day compulsory seminar held at the University of Otago Wellington campus
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
- After successfully completing this paper you will be able to
- Apply interdisciplinary models of health and functioning to clinical rehabilitation
- Create evidence-based service proposals and clinical audits
- Critically evaluate research and apply it to practice
- Examine rehabilitation team roles and processes
- Communicate rehabilitation principles to colleagues, managers and health funders