Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation 2: Evaluation of Rehabilitation Practice

This module facilitates analysis of your prior experience in neurological rehabilitation to enable the exploration of this specialist area in the context of evidence based practice. It builds upon your existing knowledge and experience of the assessment and management of neurological dysfunction to enable understanding and effective management of the complexity of clinical presentations. This is achieved through the establishment of a framework of continuing Professional Development and a focus on the development of clinical reasoning and clinical expertise.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning skills in the assessment and management of neurological dysfunction
  • Critically evaluate the existing approaches to the assessment and management of neurological rehabilitation in the context of Best Practice
  • Evaluate and further develop their communication skills and neurological physiotherapy manual skills
  • Justify decision making within the process of patient assessment and management
  • Evaluate and progress the management intervention in neurological rehabilitation
  • Critically analyse the psychosocial issues relevant to the assessment and management of neurological dysfunction

Credits

20 credits

Module Attendance Required

50 hours

Module Dates

2010/11 dates
Please note this module will not be running in 2010-2011.

Assessment

A 2000 word essay exploring key issues of assessment and management of neurological dysfunction; 50% Seminar presentation of neurological rehabilitation case history; and facilitation of discussion; 50%

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Dr Jill Ramsay

Stand Alone Course

This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. To apply, please contact the Programme Administrator:

Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 3126
Email: np-pgadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Fee if taken as a stand alone course

For further information on fees please contact the Programme Administrator

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course

For further information on requirements please contact the Programme Administrator