Concepts of neurological rehabilitation

These sessions are aimed at Health Professionals who have an interest in the assessment and management of neurological patients. Potential applicants should have some experience working with this client group.

The module content is designed for Health Professionals who have an existing knowledge of the basic principles of managing patients with neurological conditions but who wish to advance their knowledge and update themselves with current research findings and with colleagues who appreciate how this can integrate into clinical practice. All tutors will provide current research based lectures.

Sample timetable

Day 1

9.45 - 11.30 Discussion regarding current concepts of treatment (include discussion regarding principles of neuro rehab and critiquing evidence measuring recovery)

11.30 - 11.45 Break

11.45 - 1.15 Neuroplasticity

1.15 - 2.00 Lunch break

2.00 - 3.30 Motor learning theory

3.30 - 4.00 Break

4.00 - 5.00 Motor learning theory - discussion/workshop

Day 2

9.00 - 10.30 Exercise for people with neurological problems

10.30 - 11.30 Living with a long-term neurological conditions

11.30 - 11.45 Break

11.45 - 12.45 Neuropsychology and rehabilitation

12.45 - 1.30 Lunch break

1.30 - 5.00 Self-management and self-efficacy in neurological rehabilitation

Day 3

9.00 - 11.00 Spasticity - basic concepts

11.00 - 11.30 Break

11.30 - 1.00 Measurement of spasticity - principles and tools

1.00 - 1.45 Lunch break

1.45 - 3.15 Treatment of spasticity

3.15 - 3.30 Break

3.30 - 5.00 Therapeutic management of spasticity

Day 4

TBC

  • Full day £100
  • Half day £50
  • Single Session £25

Payment can be made in advance or on the day with cash or cheque made payable to 'Keele University'

To apply

Please complete the SAHP CPD PG Application Form  (save the form to your computer first - then enter your details and save again. If you enter your details whilst still on the webpage you will lose all your data) and return by email to shar.postgraduate@keele.ac.uk

For more information contact postgraduate administration on shar.postgraduate@keele.ac.uk  or on tel: 01782 734551

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