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REHB710 Clinical Rehabilitation

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An investigation of current clinical rehabilitation practice through single case studies and clinical audit in association with clinical and academic mentors.

This is an applied paper in which students evaluate one aspect of rehabilitation, of the students’ choice, whilst being guided through a range of tools and resources that support high-quality evaluation skills. Training in skills related to all phases of evaluation design and communication are provided alongside individual mentoring. Students not currently working in rehabilitation settings will be matched with rehabilitation industry partners appropriate to their interests.

Paper title Clinical Rehabilitation
Paper code REHB710
Subject Rehabilitation
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,889.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,674.00

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Restriction
REHX 710
Limited to
MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPhty, PGDipRehab, MPhty
Eligibility

Eligible for the Diploma in Rehabilitation

If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme, rtru@otago.ac.nz.

Contact
rtru@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Dr Fiona Graham

Teaching Arrangements

Regular interaction with classmates and paper tutors via Zoom videoconferencing and the online learning platform, Moodle. Additional on-line events to support whakawhanaunatunga (establishing relationships), and skills development, within the broader Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit learning community.

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Find, critically appraise and apply research evidence relevant to your clinical practice.
  • Apply principles of best practice rehabilitation to your clinical practice.
  • Evaluate aspects of rehabilitation and propose service improvement based on reflection and integration of research evidence.
  • Communicate clearly and succinctly to colleagues regarding rehabilitation theory and research, and application of these in their chosen rehabilitation environment.

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Timetable

Semester 2

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

Using examples drawn directly from practice, students apply rehabilitation and evaluation theory and research evidence, to propose and evaluate innovations or changes in rehabilitation service delivery.

This paper provides students skills in evidence-based best practice in service evaluation from design through to execution. Students complete the course with a template for a locally applicable service evaluation including reporting and disseminating findings to postgraduate standards.

Paper title Rehabilitation Service Innovation and Evaluation
Paper code REHB710
Subject Rehabilitation
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
REHX 710
Limited to
PGCertRehab, MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPhty, PGDipRehab, MPhty
Eligibility

Eligible for the Diploma in Rehabilitation

If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme, rtru@otago.ac.nz.

Contact
rtru@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Fi Graham

Teaching Arrangements

Learning content is provided as a series of pre-recorded lectures supported by fortnightly 90 minute tutorials via videoconferencing. Learning resources, activities and assessment are shared via the Moodle webplatform. One two-day e-seminar involving all RTRU students also occurs early in the semester. whakawhanaunatunga (establishing relationships), and skills development, within the broader Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit learning community.

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Course outline

Seven modules are presented fortnightly covering process and outcome service evaluation in rehabilitation; critical evaluation of research evidence applied to service evaluation design; project scoping and project management; data analysis, interpretation, reporting and implementation in rehabilitation environments.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

The key learning objectives are:

  • To find, critically appraise and apply research evidence relevant to your clinical practice.
  • To apply principles of best practice rehabilitation to your clinical practice.
  • To evaluate aspects of rehabilitation within your clinical practice and propose service improvements based on reflection and integration of research evidence.
  • To communicate clearly and succinctly to colleagues regarding rehabilitation theory and research, and application of these in clinical practice.

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Timetable

Semester 2

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