This course in Neurological Rehabilitation is an important introductory course highlighting the basic principles of managing the disabilities associated with neurological diseases. The course is intended to increase the knowledge and confidence of clinicians caring for people with neurological diseases.
Rehabilitation physicians provide specialist knowledge and expertise in the prevention, assessment, management and medical supervision of a person with a disability. This e-learning course provides an outline of neurological rehabilitation and covers the basic principles of management of disabilites resulting from a neurological condition. Clinical case studies and multiple choice questions are designed to optimise comprehension and learning.
The course is suitable for clinicians working in rehabilitation, including rehabilitation physicians, GPs, rehabilitation trainees, medical students, nurses, and allied health professionals.
- Understand the impact of various disabilities on patient outcomes in terms of function and participation
- Knowledge to assess, manage/treat and prognosticate outcomes for patients with a range of disabilities in accord with best evidence.
- Apply knowledge to address specific complications and comorbidities associated with various neurological conditions.
- Outline a rehabilitation “action plan” appropriate for patients with a neurological condition
- Understand how to manage an interdisciplinary rehabilitation service.
Professor Mary Galea, who is the Academic Director of Australian Rehabilitation Research Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Professorial Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the University of Melbourne, is collaborating with Professor Fary Khan, the Director of Rehabilitation Services at the Royal Melbourne Hospital to work in the only Rehabilitation Flying Faculty in the world.Rehabilitation