Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Courses


Course Numbering

0001-0999* Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses
5000-5999 Professional Degree courses in Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Theology (MTS, MDiv)
6000-6999 Courses offered by Continuing Studies
9000-9999 Graduate Studies courses

* These courses are equivalent to pre-university introductory courses and may be counted for credit in the student's record, unless these courses were taken in a preliminary year. They may not be counted toward essay or breadth requirements, or used to meet modular admission requirements unless it is explicitly stated in the Senate-approved outline of the module.


Suffixes

no suffix 1.0 course not designated as an essay course
A 0.5 course offered in first term
B 0.5 course offered in second term
A/B 0.5 course offered in first and/or second term
E 1.0 essay course
F 0.5 essay course offered in first term
G 0.5 essay course offered in second term
F/G 0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term
H 1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks)
J 1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
K 0.75 course
L 0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
Q/R/S/T 0.25 course offered within a regular session
U 0.25 course offered in other than a regular session
W/X 1.0 accelerated course (full course offered in one term)
Y 0.5 course offered in other than a regular session
Z 0.5 essay course offered in other than a regular session

Glossary


Prerequisite

A course that must be successfully completed prior to registration for credit in the desired course.


Corequisite

A course that must be taken concurrently with (or prior to registration in) the desired course.


Antirequisite

Courses that overlap sufficiently in course content that both cannot be taken for credit.


Essay Courses

Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course).


Principal Courses

A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honors Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honors Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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Course Level






Course Type




Rehabilitation Sciences


Diseases frequently encountered in rehabilitation practices will be presented in this introductory course. Definitions and concepts regarding people with disabilities will be applied within this course.

Prerequisite(s): Health Sciences 2300A/B or Kinesiology 2222A/B or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Registration in a Rehab Sci module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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The primary definitions and principles of rehabilitation sciences will be covered. Practices of rehabilitation professionals will be investigated within an evidence-based context.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology will be presented in this introductory course. Students will learn primary structural and functional elements of neurology that are most often encountered in rehabilitation.

Prerequisite(s): Health Sciences 2300A/B or Kinesiology 2222A/B or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221. Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected topics in the area of Rehabilitation Sciences. Topics and course descriptions available in the School of Health Studies office.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course addresses the construct of 'occupation' as explored and understood within the field of occupational science and practice of occupational therapy. Students will develop and apply an occupational perspective to address contemporary issues and to consider the relationship between occupation and health and well-being.

Antirequisite(s): Health Sciences 3091A section 001 if taken in 2011-12 or 2012-13.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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An introductory course in the area of musculoskeletal disorders as encountered in sport and in the workplace. Materials covered include the mechanisms of injury, tissue biomechanics, pathology, assessment, treatment and prevention of acute and chronic trauma. Current evidence-based practices in diagnostic testing and treatment options will be addressed.

Antirequisite(s): Health Sciences 3091B section 001 if taken in 2011.

Prerequisite(s): Health Sciences 2300A/B or Health Sciences 2330A/B or Kinesiology 2222A/B or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221. Pre-orCorequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences mod or enrl in third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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his course provides students with a foundational background in both common and unique clinical disorders in childhood, including principles regarding assessment, evaluation, and treatment. Emphasis is placed on recent research and evidence-based practice. Topics include neurological, intellectual, and motor disorders, as well as coverage of the areas of vision, hearing and speech/language development.

Antirequisite(s): Health Sciences 3090B section 002 if taken in 2011.

Prerequisite(s): Health Sciences 2700A/B or Kinesiology 3347A/B. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected topics in the area of Rehabilitation Sciences. Topics and course descriptions available in the School of Health Studies office.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course examines both conceptual and practical approaches to innovations in rehabilitation practice including those that incorporate: 1) health promotion /self-management perspectives, 2) high-intensity activity-based approaches, and 3) evidence-informed ways to implement practice change. Examples will focus on neuro-rehabilitation practice associated with persons with spinal cord and acquired brain injury.

Antirequisite(s): The former Rehabilitation Sciences 4210A/B or Health Sciences 4090A section 002 if taken in 2012

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will cover a range of applications of psychology in rehabilitation. Topics such as pain management, cognitive retraining and psychological adjustment to disability will be explored using examples of rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and sport injury.

Antirequisite(s): Health Sciences 4091A section 001 if taken in 2011-12 or 2012-13.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Rehabilitation Sciences module or enrolment in the third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies or School of Kinesiology.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This experiential learning course offers an in-depth examination of the required background, concepts and practical considerations related to a series of rehabilitation practices selected to expose the student to a broad range of activities over several patient populations and associated with a variety of health care disciplines.

Antirequisite(s): The former Health Sciences 4900E, the former Health Sciences 4910F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the School of Health Studies; Enrolment in the fourth year of an Honors Specialization module in the School of Health Studies, with a minimum average of 75%. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Rehabilitation Sciences 4212A/B (or Rehabilitation Sciences 4210A/B if taken prior to September 2017).

Extra Information: 2 seminar hours; Priority will be given to students enrolled in the Honors Specialization in Rehabilitation Sciences.

Course Weight: 1.00
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