Clinical Neuropsychology 1 2022-23
School Of Human And Behavioural Sciences
Module - Semester 1
Introduction to the Course DC Neuroanatomy and neuroscience review DC Neuropathology DC and RC Neuropsychological Assessment DC, OT and RC Parietal lobes DC Frontal lobes OT Memory OT Language DC Neurorehabilitation RC
DC – Dr. David Carey RC – Dr. Rudi Coetzer OT – Prof. Oliver Turnbull
-threshold -Adequate answer to the question, largely based on lecture material. No real development of arguments, evidence of insight, or extra reading. -good -Reasonably comprehensive coverage. Well organised and structured. Good understanding of the material with few errors but less evidence of clear understanding. -excellent -Comprehensive and accurate coverage of the area clarity of argument and expression. Evidence provided from lecture material as well as reading. Depth of insight into disgnosis, assessment and classification.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of functional neuroanatomy relevant to neuropsychological disorders.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the pathophysiology of common neurological diseases (including stroke and traumatic brain injury) causing neuropsychological disability, and the ability to integrate this knowledge for generating hypotheses guiding neuropsychological assessment.
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate information from the neurological history and examination to generate hypotheses guiding neuropsychological assessment.
- Describe the purpose of neuropsychological assessment, and review potential pitfalls in interpreting assessment data.
Mid Term Exam