UWA PLUS

Insight into Neurological Disorders

This micro-credential provides information on a range of neurological disorders via online lectures. Students will increase their understanding of neurological disorders including symptoms, prevalence, risk factors, mechanisms and treatments available and gain an understanding of current research in the field.

There will be 12 topics, which are covered by two lectures each. For assessment, students are required to submit each week answers to 2 questions related to the lectures' content  In addition, there will be 4 online live Q and A tutorials with the coordinators and guests as appropriate to allow students to ask questions and extend their knowledge and understanding. 

Delivery mode
Online - timetabled
Course dates
26 February  - 28 June 2024
Duration
12 weeks
Effort
52 hours
Cost
$660 inc. GST

Critical information summary
NEURM501 Insight into Neurological Disorders [PDF 245KB]

 

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What you'll learn

Gain a solid theoretical background for a range of neurological disorders.

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Increased your understanding of current neuroscience research into neurological disorders.

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Increased your understanding of the translational pathways between basic research and clinical practice.

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Why study this course?

  • Develop critical thinking and research skills that can be applied in the workplace.

Who should study this course

This is a 2 point only unit and targeted at neurological nurses or other professionals working in health or allied health, who seek to increase their understanding of neurological disorders.

How does it work?

There will be 12 topics, which are covered by two online lectures each (2/week; 24 in total), in combination with 4 online live Q&A sessions via Zoom (and recorded). These sessions will be held with the coordinators and guests as appropriate to allow students to ask questions and extend their knowledge and understanding. For assessment students write a self-reflection after each lecture pair.

What's next after this course?

Career outcomes
This micro-credential will provide theoretical support for neurological nurses or other professionals working in health or allied health, to increase their understanding of neurological disorders.

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