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Module code:CLNE0028 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Neurorehabilitation
Credit value:15
Division:Institute of Neurology
Module organiser (provisional):Prof Nick Ward
Organiser's location:Queen Square
Organiser's email:a.addo@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:Minimum upper second class (2:1) Honours degree in related health sciences subject (e.g. nursing, physiotherapy, speech and language, occupational therapy, physiology, psychology); or a medical degree from a UK University, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. 
Module outline:A module on the rehabilitation of stroke from the actual process through to outcome measurement and research methods. It also covers management of commonly encountered symptoms in the post stroke period and approaches to treatment of them. Within the delivery of rehabilitation it covers goal setting, multidisciplinary assessments and self management in addition to service organisation.  
Module aims:To teach about the rehabilitation of stroke patients and symptom management when out of the acute phase.  
Module objectives:1. Identify the most appropriate outcome measures for a particular scenario 2. List approaches to managing spasticity and pain 3. Describe how the multi disciplinary team assesses a patient 4. Describe the impact of long term disability on the economy, NHS and on a personal level 5. Understand the difficulties in prediction of recovery  
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Module timetable:https://timetable.ucl.ac.uk/tt/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=CLNE0028 
Module assessment:

PG FHEQ Level 7

  • Standard assessment pattern:
    • MCQ (one hour) 100.00%
Notes:Please note: Titles of lectures may change from year to year. Lectures will have a greater clinical or basic science emphasis depending on the topic taught: Models of Rehabilitation; Neurological Rehabilitation; Brain plasticity and stroke recovery; Goal Setting; Multidisciplinary Assessment; Service Organisation; Problems with Movement; Problems with Cognition; Problems with Language/Reading; Problems with Attention; Problems with Emotion; Post-stroke fatigue; The painful shoulder; The role of Physiotherapy; The role of Occupational Therapy; Botox and spasticity; Functional Electrical Stimulation; Splinting; Commonly used measures in stroke; Technology for motor recovery; The role of Speech & Language Therapy; Self efficacy and self management; The role of Neuropsychology; Cognitive Rehabilitation Workshop; Vocational Rehabilitation Workshop; Technology for language recovery;  
Taking this module as an option?:This module is available as an optional module 
Link to virtual learning environment (registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk
Last updated:2018-08-07 11:02:40 by skgtmfu