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PSYPRO4605 - Clinical Neuro Psychology

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

In this course an introduction to clinical neuropsychology will be provided,focusing the treatment and rehabilitation of both adults and children. Biological risk factors will be examined and looked at in the light of the importance of environment for later development and the extent of any functional disturbances. Implications for learning, going to school, occupational activity and general functioning will be examined. Habilitation work with various problem groups will be an important topic. Teaching that builds further on the general aspects of mental problems in various age groups will also be provided.
Methods of reviewing and rehabilitation of children and adults are emphasized. The course will give an introduction to the most important approaches, inclusive different diagnostic methods within the clinical area.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
The student has knowledge about clinical neuropsychology, especially connected to reviewing of brain injury.
The student has knowledge about neuropsychological outcome and indications related to different conditions.
The student has knowledge about biological risk factors and the importance of environment for later development and extent of functional disturbance.
The student has knowledge about consequences for learning, school attendance, profession and general functions.
The student has some knowledge about rehabilitation work with different patient groups with brain injuries.
Skills:
The student can make reflections on and discuss the meaning of neuropsychological conditions.
The student has knowledge about main methods connected to reviewing and rehabilitation.
General competence:
The student is able to communicate and discuss clinical neuropsychological problems.
The student is familiar to the main methods of reviewing.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars and exercises with group tutorials.

Compulsory assignments

  • 80 % compulsory attendance

Further on evaluation

Previously approved mandatory assignments are approved for repeat of exam.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme (CPSY)
Clinical Psychology Programme, 6 years (CPSY6)

Required previous knowledge

Passed exam in PSYPRO4201-4204 and PSYPRO4601-4604 is required.
The class will be divided into two from this semester. One group will take the PSYPRO4605 and PSYPRO4606, the second group PSYPRO4505 and perspective course, and reverse the following semester.

Course materials

See reading list.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYPRO4076 0.0 01.09.2011
PSYPRO4084 7.5 01.09.2011
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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