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REHAB500 Conducting Rehabilitation Research Course Page

Description: Preparation of a plan to conduct research including writing a proposal. Students will discuss critically various aspects, such as the selection of the problem, the review of the literature, the research hypothesis, the collection and analysis of the data, and the significance of the research. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

REHAB512 Issues in Rehabilitation Science Course Page

Description: This course will provide an orientation to the theoretical base and application of Rehabilitation Science.

REHAB520 Professional Physical Therapy Practice in Canada I Course Page

Description: This 14 week blended format course focuses on the development of the knowledge, skills and judgment required to deliver safe and effective PT care in the Canadian setting, clinical reasoning and professional communication.

REHAB521 Professional Physical Therapy Practice in Canada II Course Page

Description: This 14 week blended format course consolidates skills required by a primary care PT in interpretation, diagnosis and application of assessment findings and treatment plans through the application of clinical decision making model(s), critical thinking and evidence-based practice.

REHAB522 Physical Therapy Mentorship Experience I Course Page

Description: This clinical course comprises 40 hours of off campus clinical experience at a University of Alberta affiliated facility under the mentorship of a licensed physical therapist. This course applies physical therapy knowledge, skills and attitudes learned concurrently in REHAB 520 in the clinical setting. Students advance from introductory exposure through shadowing to skill demonstration within a PT practice setting. Co-requisite: REHAB 520.

REHAB523 Physical Therapy Mentorship Experience II Course Page

Description: This clinical course comprises 40 hours of off campus clinical experience at a University of Alberta affiliated facility.

REHAB535 The Nature of Pain Course Page

Description: Pain is a major factor impacting quality of life and will continue to become more so as the average lifespan increases. Understanding the multi-dimensional nature of pain and its broad impact is critical to applying best practice in its assessment and treatment. This course will explore the neuroscience and physiology of various pain conditions, with application assessment and management principles. A range of theoretical perspectives underlying the individual's experience of pain across the continuum from acute to complex/chronic will be presented. The need for interprofessional collaboration for pain management will be introduced. (This course is a prerequisite for REHAB 536 and REHAB 537.)

REHAB536 Assessment and Management of Pain Course Page

Description: This course will explore how pain is assessed, quantified, and communicated, in addition to how the individual, the health system and society affect these activities. Building on foundations developed in Rehab 535, this course will present models of and approaches to assessment of and treatment for common pain conditions across the lifespan, with an emphasis on complex/chronic pain. Rationale for pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions will be reviewed in the context of assessment and outcome assessment. Participants will discuss best practice roles and evidence-based roles and interventions for each of the health professionals involved in the collaborative interprofessional assessment and management of chronic pain. Prerequisite: REHAB 535.

REHAB537 Integrating and Implementing Pain Management Models Course Page

Description: This course will provide an opportunity for students to integrate and apply information presented in REHAB 535 and 536 using standardized assignments with real and/or simulated patients as a base from which to develop an evidence-based, collaborative, interprofessional, assessment and treatment program of chronic pain and disability. Pre-requisite: REHAB 535, 536.

REHAB540 Stroke Rehabilitation: Best Practice and Critical Review of the Evidence Course Page

Description: This course will focus on current knowledge of best practice in the area of stroke, as well as provide students with critical appraisal skills that will sustain and further the acquisition of best practice information and principles in stroke rehabilitation. This evidence and best practice will be explored in the context of the stroke survivor, caregivers and rehabilitation professionals with students having an opportunity to apply learning to specific professional areas of interest.

REHAB541 The Stroke Survivor: Assessment and Rehabilitation across the Continuum of Care Course Page

Description: The goal of this course is to integrate and apply advanced knowledge from REHAB 540 into clinical practice. Using a discovery learning/case study approach, students will conduct an evidence-based review of the literature and work as an interdisciplinary team to apply best practice information to a variety of care contexts. Students will work collaboratively on case studies that offer practical opportunities to apply assessment and treatment principles. Additionally, the course will explore team functioning and dynamics within and across the various stroke rehabilitation settings with students having an opportunity to apply learning to specific professional areas of practice. Prerequisite: REHAB 540.

REHAB542 Advancing Practice in Stroke Rehabilitation Course Page

Description: The goal of this course is to develop a proposal that could be implemented into a work environment that incorporates advanced/best practices in stroke rehabilitation. Students will choose a project based on the knowledge gained in the previous courses and on needs that they identify within a practice setting. Students will gain knowledge and experience in organizational change management while working collaboratively with a host site. Students will gain skills in the area they choose for their proposal through tailored mentoring. The mentor will facilitate the process of moving evidence into practice by providing content expertise in implementation of best practice in stroke rehabilitation in a clinical setting. Additionally, this process is expected to provide students with valuable professional contacts. Prerequisite: REHAB 541.

REHAB543 Sexual Health: Issues and Perspectives Course Page

Description: This course will provide the students with an understanding of sexuality from a personal, familial, societal, cultural and ethical perspective. The course will provide an overview of basic anatomy, physiology, psychosocial, lifespan and sexual health issues. The impact of disability and illness on sexual identity and functioning as well as specific sexual dysfunctions will also be covered. This course will present strategies and skills service providers can use when dealing with sexual health issues. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

REHAB544 Sexual Health Education Course Page

Description: This introductory course will provide students with an understanding of sexual health education philosophy, instructional techniques and an appreciation of the common challenges associated with comprehensive sexual health education. The impact of personal bias will be explored with respect to differing cultures, lifestyles and values. The course will focus on practical implementation of tools and skills for the service professional based on current evidence in the literature. Prerequisite: REHAB 543. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

REHAB545 Sexuality: Illness and Disability Course Page

Description: This course will provide the students with an understanding physical and mental changes associated with an illness, injury or disability as it affects sexual health adjustment. The course will provide an overview of sexuality in terms of basic anatomy, physiology, and sexual health issues as it relates to disability. The impact of disability and illness on sexual identity and functioning as well as specific sexual dysfunctions will also be covered. This course will also provide practical guidelines for dealing with specific sexual health concerns expressed by clients and their partners. Prerequisite: REHAB 544. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

REHAB546 Sex Positivity: In Theory and Practice Course Page

Description: This course will give students a better understanding of the importance of using a sex-positive approach with clients. The course will explore what shapes an individual's sexual morals, values, and beliefs. The impact of religion, culture, media, and the law on sexuality will be emphasized. This course will help students become more aware of their sexual attitudes and offer strategies to become more effective sexual health practitioners. Prerequisite: REHAB 544. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

REHAB552 LANG DEV, ASSESSMNT,TREATMNT Course Page

Description: L'étudedes caractéristiques de la langue française. Lecours porte sur les outils d'évaluation et les modèles d'intervention appropriés aux enfants francophones atteints de troubles du langage. Comprend dix heures d'expérience clinique avec des clients francophones. Cours réservé aux étudiants de la maitrise ès sciences en orthophonie et aux orthophonistes en exercice. Prérequis: REHAB 553. Peut comprendre des sections Alternative Delivery: veuillez consulter le Fees Payment Guide dans la section University Regulations and Information for Students de l'annuaire.

REHAB553 LING & CULTRL IN FRANCO CONTXT Course Page

Description: L'étude des enjeux linguistiques, sociaux ou culturels affectant l'intervention auprès des enfants et des adultes dans des milieux plurilingues (notamment français/anglais). REHAB 553 les étudiants ayant une connaissance fonctionnelle du français dans d'autres domaines comme l'éducation, la linguistique, la psychologie, etc. peuvent également s'inscrire au cours moyennant la permission du Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology. Le cours s'offre en ligne.

REHAB554 Developpement de la lecture et de l'ecriture, evaluation et intervention en milieu francophone Course Page

Description: L'etude des caracteristiques du development de la lecture et de l'ecriture et de leurstroubles chez les enfants francophones. Le cours porte sur les outils d'evaluation et les modeles d'intervention aupres d'enfants francophones presentatnt un trouble de la lecture et du langage ecrit. REHAB 554 est offert en ligne et comprend dix heures de laboratoire pratique aupres d'enfants francophones. Le laboratoire pratique aura liue au Campus St. Jean. Ce cours est reserve aux etudiants de la maitrise es sciences en orthophonie et aux orthophoniestes en exercice. Prerequis: REHAB 553. Peut comprendre des sections Alternative Delivery: veuillez consulter le Fees Payment Guide dans la section University Regulations and Information for Students de l'annuaire.

REHAB560 Le bilinguisme en milieu clinique et éducatif : enjeux linguistiques, culturels et sociaux Course Page

Description: Ce cours a comme objectif de développer les connaissances en ce qui a trait au bilinguisme, particulièrement dans le contexte canadien, affectant l'intervention auprès des enfants et des adultes. Les liens entre le bilinguisme et les enjeux culturels et sociaux seront aussi abordés. Ce cours s'adresse surtout aux professionnels etétudiants des domaines tells que l'orthophonie, la psychologie, le travail social, l'éducation et la linguistique. Ceux qui ne sont pas inscris au programme MScSLP peuvent s'inscrire avec la permission du Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. REHAB 560 est offert en français. Tous les étudiants doivent pouvoir communiquer oralement et par écrit en français.

REHAB561 Développement de la parole, évaluation et intervention en milieu francophone Course Page

Description: L'objectif de ce cours est de présenter le développement de la parole chez les enfants francophones, particulièrement ceux en contexte minoritaire, et l'évaluation et l'intervention des troubles de la parole, avec une emphase sur les enfants ayant ces troubles. Le cours comprend dix heures de laboratoire clinique auprès des clients francophones. Le cours est réservé aux étudiants de la maitrise en orthophonie et aux orthophonistes en exercice. REHAB 561 est offert en français. Tous les étudiants doivent pouvoir communiquer oralement et par écrit en français. Ce cours peut comprendre une section Alternative Delivery: veuillez consulter le Fees Payment Guide dans la section University Regulations and Information for Students de l'annuaire. Prérequis : REHAB 560/553. Ce cours n'est pas accessible aux étudiants ayant ou postulant des crédits pour REHAB 551.

REHAB562 Développement du langage, évaluation et intervention en milieu francophone Course Page

Description: Le cours comporte une étude approfondie du développement langagier typique chez les enfants monolingues et bilingues apprenant le français ainsi que de la manifestation du trouble du langage chez les enfants francophones. Le cours porte également sur les outils d'évaluation et les modèles d'intervention appropriés aux enfants francophones atteints de troubles du langage. Une attention particulière sera portée sur l'apprentissage du français en contexte linguistique minoritaire. Comprend dix heures d'expérience clinique avec des clients francophones. Le cours est réservé aux étudiants de la maitrise en orthophonie et aux orthophonistes en exercice. REHAB 562 est offert en français. Tous les étudiants doivent pouvoir communiquer oralement et par écrit en français. Ce cours peut comprendre une section Alternative Delivery: veuillez consulter le Fees Payment Guidedans la section University Regulations and Information for Students de l'annuaire. Prérequis : REHAB 560/553). Ce cours n'est pas accessible aux étudiants ayant ou postulant des crédits pour REHAB 552.

REHAB563 Developpement de la lecture et de l'ecriture, evaluation et intervention en milieu francophone Course Page

Description: Le cours porte sur l'apprentissage de la lecture et de l'orthographe en français et des troubles qui y sont associés. Ce cours abordera les outils de dépistage, d'évaluation ainsi que les programmes probants d'intervention auprès d'enfants francophones présentant un trouble du langage écrit. Une attention particulière sera portée sur l'apprentissage du langage écrit dans un contexte linguistique minoritaire.REHAB 563 est offert en ligne et comprend dix heures de laboratoire pratique auprès d'enfants francophones. Les professionnels et étudiants des domaines tels que l'orthophonie, la psychologie, le travail social, l'éducation et la linguistique peuvent, avec la permission du Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, aussi s'inscrire à ce cours. REHAB 563 est offert en français. Tous les étudiants doivent pouvoir communiquer oralement et par écrit en français. Cours Alternative Delivery: veuillez consulter le Fees Payment Guide dans la section University Regulations and Information for Students de l'annuaire. Ce cours est accessible aux étudiants ayant ou postulant des crédits pour REHAB 560/553 et les étudiants ayant la permission du Department of Communication Sciences and Disorder.

REHAB570 Diagnostic Imaging in Physical Therapy Practice Course Page

Description: This course is intended to provide students with an overview of diagnostic imaging and how it can be effectively utilized for conditions that are commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Case management strategies, clinical guidelines for ordering and utilizing ionizing and non ionizing imaging modalities, issues of patient safety and risk, and integration of imaging information into physical therapy care will be included. Prerequisite: diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree in Physical Therapy. Note: Registration by consent of the Faculty. This is an approved cost recovery course. Not open to students with credit in PTHER 410. Sections offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

REHAB599 Directed Individual Reading and Research Course Page

Description: May be repeated. Open to graduate students in Master's and PhD degree programs in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine or any of the other health sciences Faculties who wish to pursue individual reading and research studies with an academic staff member within the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Prerequisites: consent of student's graduate supervisor and instructor of record.

REHAB600 Theory and Issues in Rehabilitation Science Course Page

Description: The course will provide an orientation to the theoretical base of rehabilitation science and its historical development. Students will critically examine existing theory and compare the theoretical base of rehabilitation science to other health related fields. Methods of theory development will be addressed, as well as a variety of ways of testing theoretical approaches. Students will study the field of rehabilitation science through selected readings, discussion, and research seminars.

REHAB601 Research Design in Rehabilitation Science Course Page

Description: An orientation to the unique features of rehabilitation science that impact on research methodology, design, ethical issues, measurement, and statistical analyses. Issues such as chronicity of disease, low incidence of specific conditions resulting in small sample sizes, small increments of change over long periods of time, ordinal data, wide variability in patient characteristics, group data versus single subject data, etc. will be studied in terms of appropriate research design, measurement, and analyses.

REHAB603 Seminars in Rehabilitation Science Course Page

Description: This seminar is designed to allow students in the doctoral program to learn more about the scope of research in rehabilitation science. Students attend a weekly seminar presented by staff and graduate students in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and other health science faculties. Students registered in the PhD program in Rehabilitation Science must enrol in this seminar within the first two years of their doctoral programs and must present at least one seminar.

REHAB603A SEMINARS IN REHAB SCIENCE Course Page

Description: This seminar is desgned to allow students in the doctoral program to learn more about the scope of research in rehabilitation science. Students attend a weekly seminar presented by staff amd graduate students in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and other health science faculties. Students registered in the PhD program in Rehabilitation Science must enrol in this seminar within the first two years of their doctoral programs and must present at least one seminar during each of the terms in which they are enrolled.

REHAB899 Directed Individual Research Course Page

Description: May be repeated once. Restricted to students in the PhD program in Rehabilitation Science who did not write a master's thesis and for whom an in-lieu-of thesis experience is required in the plan of study. Prerequisite: Recommendation of PhD supervisor.