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REHB710 Clinical Rehabilitation

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 are expected to demonstrate the integration of rehabilitation theory and research evidence into the management of clients/patients at both an individual and service level.

Paper title Clinical Rehabilitation
Paper code REHB710
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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REHX 710
Limited to
MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPhty, PGDipRehab, MPhty
Eligible and compulsory for Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (Clinical Rehabilitation)
Teaching staff
Dr Fiona Graham and Dr William Levack
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

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system