Advancing Neurological Physiotherapy Practice
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Advancing Neurological Physiotherapy Practice

OVERVIEW

This module is designed to develop students' theoretical and clinical knowledge within the practice of contemporary neurological physiotherapy. Students will have the chance to evaluate the evidence base associated with current neurophysiotherapy practice and will examine its practical applications. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to enhance their assessment and clinical reasoning skills.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

  • This module gives students the chance to explore a range of therapy approaches within the multidisciplinary team.
  • This module provides students with the opportunity to integrate their learning into their own clinical practice and develop their clinical reasoning skills.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • The principles of current neurological physiotherapy practice,
  • How to integrate knowledge into neurological physiotherapy practice,
  • Ability to evaluate existing approaches to neurological physiotherapy,
  • Assessment, treatment and clinical reasoning skills that can allow for more effective management of people with neurological disorders,
  • Effective communicational skills in order to discuss assessment findings and justify treatment options with colleagues.

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

This module will use a variety of teaching and learning strategies. The module content will be delivered through case scenarios, video and client experiences, seminars, practical workshops, directed and self-directed study.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Coursework 1: 20 minute Presentation (40% of module mark)

Coursework 2: 2500 word Critical Report (60% of module mark)

TEACHING CONTACT HOURS

Seminars – 44 hours

Guided student activity – 100 hours

Self-guided student activity – 56 hours

Total activity – 200 hours

Entry Requirements

Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this course and to download our full course prospectus, please see the information about the Continuing Professional Development courses run by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

  • Successful completion of this module will contribute to students professional development within the field of neurological physiotherapy,
  • Upon the successful completion of this module students should possess the qualities and knowledge within the practice of neurological physiotherapy, which can enhance employability and potential to influence clinical practice and service delivery.
APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
M53PH
Duration:

    Qualification:
    • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

    Course type:
    • Part time
    • Short Courses

    Fees:
    £722

    Contact Details:

    Health and Social Care Unit

    +44(0)24 7765 5989
    +44(0)24 7765 5958
    +44(0)24 7765 5388