PS2004 - Neuroscience in Physiotherapy
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
Enrolment in this subject is restricted to all students enrolled in the Bachelor of
Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy IHCAP and the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Honours
This subject is designed to enable students to develop their knowledge of neuroanatomy
and neurophysiology from the basic foundation information presented in first year
anatomy and physiology subjects. Students will gain skills and knowledge in basic
neurological assessment techniques and movement analysis.
- apply knowledge of gross anatomy and physiology of the nervous system to neurological
- integrate knowledge of neurological pathology with physiotherapy applications;
- identify, examine and critique current evidence for neurological physiotherapy;
- demonstrate application of appropriate neurological testing;
- describe and explain the gross anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50%)
- Invigilated > Other exams - (20%)
- Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (15%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements
To pass this subject students are required to pass the practical exam, the end of
semester examination and complete ePortfolio items as described in the subject outline.
No marks are allotted to the ePortfolio items.
||BM1041 AND PS1001 AND RH1002 AND RH1004 AND BM1042 AND HS1003 AND HS1401 AND PS1002
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
||Mrs Moira Smith
||Assoc. Professor Helen Anscomb, Mr Chris Myers, Mrs Moira Smith.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 40 hours lectures
- 26 hours practicals
- 4 hours fieldwork
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest