The Postgraduate Certificate in Older Person Rehabilitation is designed to provide students, from a range of different professional backgrounds, with interdisciplinary learning in the theory and practice of Older Person Rehabilitation.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Older Person Rehabilitation runs over one or two academic years (9-20 months) from the date of first registration for the programme. Students take taught modules to the value of 30 credits incorporating approximately 100 hours of structured contact time (approximately 1 day per month during term if taken over one academic year). Most classes are held in two-day blocks (weekdays).
Why Choose This Course
Established in 2011, the Older Person Rehabilitation postgraduate programme is a unique course which will allow you to develop your skills as a leader in gerontology and rehabilitation. This interdisciplinary course is the only one of its kind in Ireland and the UK.
The flexible approach allows students to choose from a range of modules to build a course tailored to them. A student-centred focus promotes flexible timetabling and blended learning to minimise travel time. Lecturers are experienced clinicians from a range of disciplines who promote interdisciplinary learning and practise.
On completion of this course you will:
• Have gained the critical skills to evaluate rehabilitation models and settings, and the evidence base for current practices in older person rehabilitation;
• Gain knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of key topics required to practice in stroke rehabilitation;
• Gain the knowledge and skills required to design, undertake and evaluate quantitative and qualitative research in older person rehabilitation;
• Have the skills to act as a leader and innovator in older person rehabilitation.