Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
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.
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course participants will:
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 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
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Teaching Methods||Case Study
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Case Study: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term