School Of Biomedical And Health Science

Gerontology and NeurologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400153.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
As the unit deals with foot and related lower limb disorders within specific populations, the content in units: Podiatric Medicine; Introduction to Radiology; Pathophysiology 1 and Human medical Sciences 3 is assumed.

About this Unit
This unit contains two discrete subjects. Neurology focuses on disease processes that affect the nervous system including CVA, myopathies and advanced neural assessment. Gerontology is a significant area of practice for the podiatrist, and has recently experienced a rapid development in scholarly activity, as the importance of this area of knowledge is becoming appreciated by podiatrists and others members of the health care team.

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