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Complex Rehabilitation in a Multi-Disciplinary Context

Complex Rehabilitation in a Multi-Disciplinary Context

Level 7, 30 credits

Course aim

This course will enable students to develop further skills in safe and effective rehabilitation and equip them with the skills to deliver high quality rehabilitation within a Multi-Disciplinary Context.

Course length

The course will be delivered over one semester on Thursday mornings, starting in September and the assignment will be due in early January the following year. 

Attendance

This course will be delivered in the Education Centre at The Sid Watkins Building, students are expected to attend all taught sessions.

Course content

This module offers the student teaching from practicing clinicians who expertise in complex rehabilitation. The thirteen-topic module provides the student with the opportunity to actively reflect on their role as part of the multidisciplinary team and critically analyse current research and evidence in the field of rehabilitation. National Clinical Guidance and current evidence will be used to inform learning sessions, ensuring that learning outcomes are relevant to clinical practice.

The course is a collaborative module between LJMU and The Cheshire and Merseyside Rehabilitation Network. Both organisations take pride in promoting excellent development in health care delivery through education.

On successful submission and passing of the assessment portfolio the student will achieve 30 Credits at Level 7 Masters Level, acknowledged by LJMU.

The topics that will be delivered over the module will be:

  • Introduction to complex rehabilitation in a multi-disciplinary context
  • Medical management in rehabilitation
  • The role and impact of the nurse in rehabilitation
  • Physical management of rehabilitation
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Challenging behaviour in the rehabilitation setting
  • Mental health in complex rehabilitation
  • Ethical principles in rehabilitation
  • The psychological impact of complex trauma on the individual and their family: MDT approaches to management
  • Prolonged disorders of consciousness. Communication disorders
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Vocational rehabilitation

These sessions will be supplemented by LJMU teaching sessions including introduction to the use of library services, assignment writing skills and introduction to ‘Canvas’ online learning system. 

Assessment

You will be assessed via a 5-500 word portfolio. This will be linked to the learning outcomes and students will be supported to develop the portfolio using templates and guides.

Entry requirements
  • BA/BSc (Hons) in relevant field (2.2 or above) or evidence of potential to study at Masters Level
  • Registration as a health professional (nursing, allied health professional or medical registration)
  • Organisational support
CPD award

This CPD is stand-alone and is not within a wider award framework.

Study dates

Commences 14 September 2017 until 14 December 2017 with a personal study week 26 October 2017. 

How to apply

Initial application should be made to Carys Williams. Successful applicants to the course will be enrolled to LJMU on the first day of the course.

Further information

For further information contact:

Module Leader: Carys Williams
LJMU Link Tutor: Lorraine Shaw 

Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER

T: 0151 231 5829
E: Health@ljmu.ac.uk

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