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OCTY71-102: Neuroscience for Health Professionals

Description

The neurological system is integrally connected to every function of the human mind and body. In this subject you will develop foundational knowledge in neuroscience. You will discover the neurological bases of movement, sensation, perception, cognition and function. This knowledge will be applied in the context of neurological testing through the development of assessment skills and exploration through case studies.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeOCTY71-102
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070

Learning outcomes

1. Review the fundamentals of neuroscience and neurobiology.
2. Examine the fundamentals of neurological development.
3. Describe the neurological bases of movement, sensation, perception, and cognition.
4. Deconstruct the neurological bases of integrative functions of sleep and human sex and sexuality.
5. Apply core standardised neurological assessments used in allied health practice.
6. Interpret neurological assessments in the context of neuroscience.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start09/09/2019
Cancellation 1?23/09/2019
Cancellation 2?30/09/2019
Last enrolment22/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?05/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?26/10/2019
Teaching census?04/10/2019
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020