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Study Rehabilitation RTRU University of Otago Wellington New Zealand

We offer distance-taught courses toward postgraduate Certificate, Diploma, Masters and PhD level. Our programme include a range of exciting paper to challenge and develop your skills and knowledge in rehabilitation. (Note: not all papers offered every year)

Rehabilitation principles (REHB701)

A strong foundation in rehabilitation theory, disability classification, rehabilitation processes, goal setting, teamwork, and the fundamentals of the business of rehabilitation.

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Musculoskeletal rehabilitation (REHB703)

A specialist paper in rehabilitation assessment and management of musculoskeletal disorders, including chronic pain conditions, arthritis and amputation.

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Neurological rehabilitation (REHB704)

A specialist paper on rehabilitation for neurological conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s disease.

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Work rehabilitation (REHB706)

Modern management techniques for reducing worksite injuries and promotion early return to work – suitable for all health professionals wanting to learn more about work rehabilitation.

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Rehabilitation for older adults (REHB707)

Assessment, rehabilitation and management of conditions that cause impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions in old age.

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Clinical rehabilitation (REHB710)

A practical course in evidence-based rehabilitation and knowledge translation. Develop and apply standard of best practice; conduct audits to appraise, challenge and develop current service delivery.

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Goal setting & the therapeutic relationship (REHB713)

A journey through contemporary theory, evidence, and application of person-centred goal setting to clinical practice – enhance service user motivation; address ethical issues; strengthen rehabilitation plans.

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Personal & psychological factors in rehabilitation (REHB714)

A course on psychological aspects of rehabilitation and recovery designed for non-psychologist – learn how to build on service users personal strengths to enhance recovery.

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Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation (REHB715)

A specialist paper for people interested in increasing their knowledge and skills in rehabilitation for people with cardiac and/or respiratory conditions.

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Rehabilitation with children (REHB716)

Evidenced-based, family-centred approaches to rehabilitation for infants, children, and teenagers with impairments, disability, and health conditions.

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Working in interprofessional clinical teams (HASC701)

Build better rehabilitation teams through the analysis and application of theory on team culture, roles, and processes – improve service quality and patient experiences; foster leadership excellence.

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