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PSIO13001 Neurological Physiotherapy
Neurological Physiotherapy
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General Information

Overview

In this unit, you will develop clinical knowledge and skills in the comprehensive management of clients with neurological conditions. This unit includes pathophysiology and symptomatology; assessment procedures to define impairments and limitations in the context of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Framework; clinical reasoning processes; and intervention skills and techniques. This unit will foster an evidence-based, client-centred and inter-professional approach to physiotherapy management of clients with neurological conditions across the spectrum of acute and community healthcare settings.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

To enrol in this unit, you must be enrolled in the CB85 Course and have met the following pre-requisites: PSIO12004 Neurosciences Across the Lifespan MPAT12001 Medical Pathophysiology

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 1 - 2022

Bundaberg
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 10 January 2022
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Unit evaluation data, have your say, direct staff and student feedback, self reflection.

Feedback

Some students reported challenges in using their clinical reasoning skills to develop a prioritised assessment plan for patients with different neurological conditions.

Recommendation

It is recommended that the neurological assessment resource be reviewed to include specific assessment examples for common neurological conditions.

Feedback from Unit evaluation data, have your say, direct staff and student feedback, self reflection.

Feedback

Some students reported challenges in conducting common neurological outcome measures.

Recommendation

It is recommended that greater emphasis be placed on purchasing the required resource for neurological outcome measures. Further, time allocated to practicing common outcome measures should be reviewed to ensure it is appropriate for the task.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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