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PY5006 - Clinical Neuropsychology

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to MPsych or DPsych students or with permission of the Programme Director

This subject will provide knowledge, skills and experience in neuropsychological assessment and management for clinical psychology practice. The fundamentals of neuroanatomy, neuropathology and neurological investigations will be reviewed. General issues of neuropsychological assessment will be introduced. These will then be applied to common adult clinical disorders and rehabilitation management.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify the gross and functional neuroanatomy of the human brain;
  • differentiate common neurological, psychiatric and behavioural disorders;
  • describe common neuropsychological syndromes;
  • demonstrate the ability to plan a neuropsychological assessment;
  • integrate neuropsychological data into a useful, problem-oriented report;
  • demonstrate skills in positive neuropsychological assessment, and strengths-focussed treatment planning.

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates TBC, please contact your college for more details)
Coord/Lect: Dr Meegan Kilcullen.
Contact hours:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
    Assessment: quizzes or tests (30%); clinical update (30%); neuropsychological report (40%).

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 59
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coordinator: Dr Meegan Kilcullen
    Lecturers: Dr Meegan Kilcullen, Dr Annabelle Chow.
    Contact hours:
    • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
      Assessment: quizzes or tests (30%); clinical update (30%); neuropsychological report (40%).

      Note: 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 official information.