PTY-40063 - Enhanced Practice: Neurological Rehabilitation
Coordinator: Poppy Downing Tel: +44 1782 7 33809
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

- To critically evaluate the pathophysiological basis of common neuromuscular impairments encountered in neurological rehabilitation
- To develop knowledge and critical understanding of theory pertinent to neurological rehabilitation
- To develop knowledge and critical analysis of current best practice in neurological rehabilitation including applications of technology
- To facilitate clinical decision making through use of evidence based practice in the management of patients with complex neurological problems

Intended Learning Outcomes

Formulate and justify a reasoned physiotherapy prioritised problem list for neurological rehabilitation: 1
Critically evaluate and synthesise current evidence to support clinical decision making and management choices in the application of neurological rehabilitation: 1
Rationalise and evaluate assistive technologies used in the management of neurological rehabilitation patients: 1
Select, justify and evaluate appropriate outcome measures for neurological rehabilitation: 1
Create, justify and evaluate a programme of rehabilitation to facilitate function, activity and participation with a variety of neurological presentations: 1

Study hours

38 tutor led hours which includes:
~36 hours lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials and
~ two hours of assessment preparation.
Independent study hours comprising:
2 hours asynchronous teaching
20 hours guided study
90 hours of independent study and assessment preparation

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Oral Exam weighted 100%
Oral examination
A 30-minute oral examination, based on a case study. Prior to the oral examination students will be required to submit a 1000-word account of their clinical reasoning of management based on the case to inform the examination discussion.