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Spine, Spinal Cord and Nerve Injuries (ICM7063)

Module Leads:

Dr K Akhtar, k.akhtar@qmul.ac.uk

Mr P Bates, peterbates@bartshealth.nhs.uk

This module will cover the pathophysiology of spine, nerve and spinal Cord injury.

  • To critically evaluate the principles of diagnosis and treatment for patients with spine, nerve and spinal cord injuries.
  • Describe the mechanisms and dysfunction inherent to spinal cord and nerve injuries and
  • Outline the key elements of their management.

Summative assessments occur weekly, and for each module will comprise of:

  • Multiple choice questions (MCQ) – Percentage weighting 20%
  • Written assignment of 1500 words (+-10%) – Percentage weighting 80% - minimum pass mark of 50%
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