School Of Health Sciences

Neurological RehabilitationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400998.4


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Human anatomy, human physiology, neuroanatomy, and pathophysiology

400986 Neurological Physiotherapy AND 401197 Clinical Education (General)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4706 Bachelor of Physiotherapy or 4733 Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours). Students in this program are required to participate fully in practical classes. This involves disrobing to shorts and singlet or swim-suit equivalent in mixed gender classes. Students will practice hands-on physiotherapy examination and treatment techniques on both genders, and will personally experience these techniques which will be performed on them by other students and relevant academic staff.

About this Unit
This unit focuses on client assessment and evidence-based physiotherapy management in neurological rehabilitation. This will require strong communication skills, ethical and professional behaviour and an appreciation of interprofessional care. Professional competencies addressed in this unit include clinical reasoning in neurological physiotherapy assessment and treatment, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based interventions and management of complex conditions.

4706.2Bachelor of PhysiotherapyCONTINUING
4706.3Bachelor of PhysiotherapyCURRENT
4733.1Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)CONTINUING
4733.2Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)CURRENT

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