MEDI6340

Stroke Rehabilitation

10 Units

Participants will develop knowledge and skills in the assessment and team management of physical, psychological, communication, cognitive, perceptual, occupational and socioeconomic problems following stroke. They will also learn about the mechanisms that are foundational to recovery from stroke and factors that contribute towards better recovery outcomes. This course will cover management from the sub-acute phase through to the chronic phase and including community reintegration.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Medicine and Public Health
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Have the skills to apply an evidence-based approach to the physical, psychological, communication, cognitive, perceptual, occupational and socioeconomic impact of stroke, using a multi-professional team approach.
  2. Identify patterns of recovery and their potential impact on a stroke survivor’s social context.
  3. Be familiar with the outcome measures ordinarily used in stroke rehabilitation and their validity, utility and limitations.
  4. Understand the mechanisms foundational to long-term stroke recovery.
Content
  • Evidence-based approach to stroke recovery.
  • Multi-professional approach to stroke rehabilitation.
  • Identification and management of complications post stroke.
  • Neuroplasticity and patterns of stroke recovery.
Multi-Term Sequence
Requisites
Assessment Items
  • Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Study
  • Practical Demonstration: Group debate
  • Project: Development of an educational package
  • Written Assignment: Peer marking
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning Session: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Online Activity: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for MEDI6340

Sound like the course for you?

  Apply Now