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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 0.25
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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REHX 710
Limited to
MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPhty, PGDipRehab, MPhty

Eligible for the Diploma in Rehabilitation

If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme,

Teaching staff

To be announced

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 are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
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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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Semester 2

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