Introduction to Clinical Neuropsychology

This module introduces advanced students to the field of neuropsychology in the medical environment. The work of neuropsychologists in hospitals is discussed with clinical case examples. Students are familiarised with basic concepts of clinical practice, case formulation, and ethical principles in working with hospital patients. They are also provided with site visit opportunities to increase their appreciation for the work of the helping professions among people with neurological impairment and psychosocial dysfunction.

Modular Credits: 5
Workload: 0-3-0-5-4.5
Pre-requisite(s): Completed 80 MCs of which student must have passed PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and 4 out of the 5 core modules (PL3232 - PL3236), in which one must be PL3236, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 or be on the Honours track.
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week