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Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation

  • Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation is nested within the Master of Rehabilitation (Discipline) and provides evidence based studies for health professionals including registered physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, nurses and other allied health professionals who seek to extend knowledge and skills in the fields of aged and neurological rehabilitation for promotion and professional recognition, or return to the workforce.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$9,743 per year

About this course

The Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation is nested within the Master of Rehabilitation (Discipline) and provides evidence based studies for health professionals including registered physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, nurses and other allied health professionals who seek to extend knowledge and skills in the fields of aged and neurological rehabilitation for promotion and professional recognition, or return to the workforce. The course includes a health research unit; intensives supported by on-line seminars to develop clinical reasoning and analysis of movement related to the disciplines; advanced studies in chronic disease and disability and associated skill development; and culminates with an inter-professional practicum to develop skills related to teamwork, leadership, supervision, mentoring and funding of services for aged and neurological rehabilitation. Graduates should be able to:apply advanced clinical reasoning skills and in-depth analysis of movements related to the specific discipline, develop goals with their patients, implement treatment plans, use outcome measures and reflective practice to demonstrate holistic management of the older adult or patient with acquired brain injuryunderstand the complexity of management for those with chronic diseases due to lifestyle, ageing or acquired brain injury, applying best practice models of care for practice in hospital and community contexts with demonstrated ability to use motivational interviewing, goal setting and self-management for behavioural change, and maximise outcomes for increased participation for home, leisure and work activities of adults with chronic disease or ageing with a disabilitydemonstrate the ability to critically appraise the literature for a work-based project and use evidence for practice in the field of aged care or those with acquired brain injurydemonstrate knowledge of effective team processes along with skill development in peer mentoring, supervision and leadership.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Brisbane, QLD

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).
82%
Overall satisfaction
86%
Skill scale
70%
Teaching scale
79.2%
Employed full-time
$61.3k
Average salary