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Stroke Rehabilitation - OCCP5235

Year - 2018

This unit provides the opportunity for health professionals from any background to increase their knowledge and experience of stroke rehabilitation. The aim of this unit is to develop student understanding of the long-term nature of stroke recovery and rehabilitation after stroke. Topics will include stroke epidemiology, brain plasticity, person-centred goal setting, mobility, travel and driving, upper limb and cognitive retraining, communication, mood changes and self-management. Students will engage with stroke survivors to understand the stroke recovery process.


1 x 2000wd written case report (40%) and 1 x 4000wd workbook (60%)

Assumed knowledge
Successful completion of 100 hours of fieldwork placement or equivalent.


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Margaret McGrath
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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