Clinical reasoning – case-studies – rehabilitation principles – rehabilitation techniques – treatment strategy
Position of the Course
This course is a part of the line Physiotherapy and builds further upon the competencies already acquired within all courses within the line Physiotherapy. The purpose of the course is to use patient-specific situations to concretize clinical reasoning and treatment strategies, to apply competences , acquired in the Bachelor education to specific situations in a variety of intervention areas, and if necessary to add new insights and competences.
At the beginning, the student has already reached insight, knowledge and competencies with relation to the physiotherapeutical assessment and the physiotherapeutical treatments in all major physiotherapy intervention areas.
This course concentrates contributes to the development of following competences: B.1.3, B.1.4, B.1.5,B.1.6, B.1.7, B.1.8, B.3.2, B.4.2.
The course consists of 24 cases of patient situations, in which clinical reasoning in assessment and rehabilitation is performed.
The following areas of physiotherapy intervention are covered: musculoskeletal rehabilitation upper extremity, lower extremity, spine, rheumatology, neurological rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, cardiorespiratory rehabilitation, uro-gynaecologic rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation.
The students have successfully completed the following courses or have acquired the intended competences in one way or another:
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: lower extremity
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: upper extremity
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: lumbar spine and pelvis
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: thoracic and cervical spine
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of internal diseases
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the respiratory system
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the uro-gynaecologic system
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the neurological system
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy for the elderly
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy for children 1
- Rehabilitation and physiotherapy for children 2
- be able to formulate relevant treatment goals, based on relevant information from the anamnesis and the clinical examination within all major physiotherapy areas.
Teaching and Learning Material
- be able to design an adequate rehabilitation program, based on the treatment goals
- be able to adequately and correctly perform the treatment techniques
- be able to adapt the treatment strategy to patient evolution
- be able to give a presentation regarding the patient’s pathology and treatment.
Digital video material on patient’s evaluation, spread by Minerva
Course Content-Related Study Coaching
Interactive support using Minerva
Personal coaching by electronic appointment
Practical sessions: demonstrations, hands-on experience
Conducted self study
Periodic and non-periodic
Non-periodic evaluation: permanent evaluation based on case-presentation, in addition peer-evaluation
Periodic evaluation: practical exam with written preparation