Brain Injury Rehabilitation (REHB5062)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines the causes and consequences of acquired brain injury. The pervasive nature of the ongoing functional limitations usually associated with this population is highlighted. The relationship between severity of brain damage and the nature of the effect on client functioning in family, work and social domains is also explored. The unit of study also examines the nature and range of rehabilitation services available to clients who sustain brain injury.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Online delivery with optional workshop Distance education: no on-campus attendance required. eLearning site designed to complement learning experience as well as cater to the unique needs of distance education students

Assessment

Take-home exam, online multiple choice quiz and short-answer questions (40%), 2000wd essay (60%)

Textbooks

High, Walter M Jr, Sander, Angelle M, Struchen, M A, & Hart, Karen A /Rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury/2005/ --

Practical work

Exercises within the unit of study

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

REHB3067, REHB5022

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