Approaches to Neurological Rehabilitation

This Multi-professional CPD module is delivered by the Department of Health Professions at MMU.

20 credit moduleĀ  at Masters level (level 7) : Can be completed as a standalone CPD or as part of the MSC Advanced Physiotherapy or MSc Professional Practice Development

This module reviews rehabilitation interventions that can be utilised in management of people with neurological conditions. It critically examines the evidence for their efficacy and considers the theoretical and physiological constructs, which underpin current practice and its relevance. It also considers a range of outcomes measures, investigating their reliability, validity, sensitivity and clinical utility.

Key Course Content:

  • Neuroplasticity.
  • Models of functioning.
  • Critical consideration of different treatment approaches.
  • Consideration of the evidence underpinning other interventions e.g. constraint induced therapy.
  • Poster design and presentation.
  • Critical evaluation of common outcome tools.

Features and Benefits:

  • The module provides students with the knowledge and skills to critically assess the rehabilitation literature and consider its relevance for neurological rehabilitation.
  • Delivered by an experienced and supportive team of academics who are actively engaged in research of the neurological adult.
  • Suitable for both new graduates and experienced practitioners. This module is offered to a multi-professional audience and is particularly suitable for Physiotherapists and Occupational therapists.

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