Advanced Physiotherapy Practicum 4: Vestibular Rehabilitation for Aged and Neurological Fields
10 cp Prerequisites Completion of 80cp coursework towards Master of Rehabilitation (Neurological or Gerontological Physiotherapy) Teaching Organisation 150 hours of focused learning.
The ability to comprehensively assess and manage a range of vestibular disorders is an essential aspect of clinical practice for physiotherapists working with aging clients and clients with a range of neurological impairments. Advanced knowledge and skills will enhance clinical reasoning and inform assessment and management strategies specific to a range of peripheral and central vestibular dysfunctions. Enhanced knowledge and skills will be further extended and applied within an individualised clinical placement providing additional expert peer mentoring and coaching. This unit aims to encourage students to further develop and apply to their practice, their enhanced knowledge and skills associated with vestibular assessment, diagnosis, and collaborative person-centred application of evidence based techniques required to optimally manage vestibular disorders.