UCC CPD courses

Neuromuscular Disorders

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  • Title

    Neuromuscular Disorders

  • Code

    CG6012

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    45 x 1hr directed study (includes Lectures, Workshops, Group Discussions, e-learning and recommended reading); 180 hrs Self Directed Study

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time

  • Fees

    €885 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Please see full requirements below See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    Friday 5th of April 2019

  • Venue

    UCC.  Exact rooms to be confirmed.

  • Credits

    10

  • Start Date

    09th of October 2019

Outline

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Integrate the aetiology and clinical presentation of peripheral and central neurological conditions affecting older adults
  • Critically evaluate common interventions used in the rehabilitation of people with neurological conditions
  • Justify decision making within the process of patient assessment and management
  • Defend the multidisciplinary management of neurological conditions.
  • Critically analyse the psychosocial issues relevant to the assessment and management of neurological conditions.

Content:  Theoretical and practical aspects of key topics required to practice as a leader in neurological rehabilitation. Physiology, anatomy and pathophysiology of central and peripheral nervous system disorders which affect older adults. Presentations of upper and lower motor neuron disorders. Presentations of peripheral neuropathies. Current best practice in multidisciplinary management of nervous system disorders.

Practicalities

Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (1 x 3000 Word Essay).


Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment. 

Provisional dates 2019-20: Venue  
9th October 2019 TBC
10th October 2019 TBC
11th October 2019 TBC

Requirements

Candidates must have:

  • A primary degree in a relevant health care discipline* or an equivalent academic qualification and professional experience to be approved by the Programme Team;
  • Ideally candidates should have at least one year's practical experience in their area of qualifications post-registration.
  • Applicants who do not meet the normal academic or experience requirements may also be considered following a review of their individual qualifications and experience by the Programme Team.

*A relevant health care discipline includes but is not limited to medicine, nursing, pharmacy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, audiology, physiotherapy, psychology and social studies.

All applicants are required to complete an application form and provide evidence of current professional registration

Fees and Costs

The fee for this module is €885. There is also a €35 application fee. 

How Do I Apply

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to:

CPD Coordinator,

Graduate Studies Office, West Wing, Main Quad, University College Cork

OR via email at cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

 

Application Form:

CPD Application Form 2019-20

Forward this form along with the

  • Application fee,
  • A passport sized photograph and
  • Any other documentation requested on the form.

Applications for this module is now open.

 

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