Pediatric Rehabilitation
   
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Taught in First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Musculosceletal Afflictions
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Musculosceletal Afflictions
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Children
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Children
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Internal Diseases
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Internal Diseases
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Teacher Education and Training
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Teacher Education and Training
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy in Ageing
First Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy (UGent - AHS) - Main Subject: Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy in Ageing
Theory (A) 20.0
Exercises (B) 20.0
Training and projects (C) 0.0
Studytime (D) 90.0
Studypoints (E) 3
Level  
Credit contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Examination contract? This course can not be taken through this kind of contract
Credit contract mandatory if Exam contract? Separate credit contract mandatory
Retake possible in case of permanent evaluation? Yes
Teaching Language Dutch
Lecturer Guy Vanderstraeten
Department GE24
Co-lecturers Jan Philippe
Hilde Van Waelvelde
Key Words

paediatric rehabilitation

Position of the Course

In 2002 the Association of the Ghent University has been founded. Internationalisation is part of the mission state of our institution. Our institutions have been involved in international activities for a long time. It order to offer international experiences for local students and a valuable learning experience to all international students, we felt the increasing need to develop an international and interdisciplinary joint module.
The module on Paediatric rehabilitation is an initiative of the Rehabilitation and physiotherapy in cooperation with the Ghent University Association. It is organised as a meeting platform for all students of the different health care departments and medical faculties within the Association.
The delivery of the course has been set up around the topic of paediatric rehabilitation.

Contents

The International Programme focuses on ‘Paediatric rehabilitation’ as a central theme. During the course we focus on the different aspects of the early childhood and development, the medical interventions and the rehabilitation of children within the setting of the hospital, but also on the inclusion of within the society.
The programme focuses especially on the rehabilitation of children with developmental and acquired brain injuries. (loco motor and neurological pathologies). This module is not focusing on learning disabilities, pervasive disorders …
Specific themes will be: “What is normal?”, “Assessment”, “Brain damage”, “amputations”, “burn wounds”, “malignancies”, “damage to the CNS”, etc. How to deal with familial and school related problems that arise after traumatic processes, social reintegration. Workshops will be organised, dealing with the methodology of Veronica Sherbourne, creative expression, etc. Study visits to one or more rehabilitation centres will be organised.

Starting Competences

This course is open for students of the final year (5th or 6th semester) in the Bachelor programmes of Allied Health and Nursing and students of the Faculty of medicine and health sciences of the 5th year.

The module is open for interested professionals in Allied Health, nursing or medicine. These have to send an application to the titular of the module. The decision of the participation should be confirmed by the titular.

Final Competences

Knowledge and understanding of a multidisciplinary approach of children rehabilitation. The ability to help parents and children in practice so that these can optimally make use of all facilities that are available.

Teaching and Learning Material

Syllabus. Handouts of the powerpoints are available on an electronic platform. Hard copies are available after the presentations.

References

Course Content-Related Study Coaching

At the end of the week, students are given the possibility to reflect on the week’s activities and students are in contact with a personal tutor, to guide them through the learning process and to assist them with their assignments..

Teaching Methods

During the two weeks we have different thematic days. Every thematic day offers a combination of keynotes, lectures, site visits and group work. The keynotes underline the importance of the different thematic student tracks.

Evaluation Methods

Permanent evaluation, based upon the active participation of the student .
Orally, based upon the quality and presentation of the group work.

Examination Methods

Assessment methods will facilitate the integration of theory and practice. Therefore, we expect the students to actively participate in all contact education and to prepare a group assignments on a specific topics addressed during the lectures. (80 % of all lessons has to be followed)
Students will be encouraged to disseminate their knowledge by presenting a collaborative assignment at the end of the course on this particular issue.
The score will be made according to the European ECTS system.

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