Clinical Placement Master 1
   
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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) 0.0
Exercises (B) 0.0
Training and projects (C) 72.0
Studytime (D) 540.0
Studypoints (E) 18
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, in altered form
Teaching Language Dutch
Lecturer Hilde Van Waelvelde
Department GE24
Co-lecturers  
Key Words

case history – assessment – treatment – evaluation – clinical reasoning

Position of the Course

These clinical placements offer experience-based learning on the shop-floor and allow to integrate the previous acquired competences from the bachelor years and to adopt them more flexibly and independently.

Contents

-Three clinical placements of 20 days (140h) in three different domains of rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-Writing a patient record each clinical placement.
-Reflection

Starting Competences

To have completed successfully the following courses:
-Introduction to rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy
-Physiotherapeutical assessment including anatomy: lower limb
-Physiotherapeutical assessment including anatomy: upper limb
-Physiotherapeutical assessment including anatomy: trunk
-Physiotherapeutical treatments: upper and lower limb
-Physiotherapeutical treatments: spine
-Physical means in the rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: lower limb
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: upper limb
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: lumbal spine and pelvis
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system: thoracal and cervical spine
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of uro-gynaecological system
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of internal diseases
-Neurology
-Introduction to the rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the neurological system
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the neurological sytem
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the respiratory system
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the cardiovascular system
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy for the elderly
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy for children 1
-Rehabilitation and physiotherapy for children 2
-Philosophical, social and ethical aspects in health care
-Psychology and behavioural management -Behavioural development
-Patient approach in rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-Introduction to clinical placement
-Clinical Placement (Bachelor 3)

Final Competences

-To collect information on the needs of the patient and the relevant internal and external factors
-To perform and adjust a relevant clinical assessment, in the different domains of rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-To interpret collected information and clinical assessment and put forward a diagnosis in the different domains of rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-To draw up a therapeutic plan, if possible together with the patient, in the different domains of rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-To implement a therapeutic intervention systematically, to evaluate it critically and to adjust if necessary in the different domains of rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-To be critical, professional and sound, demonstrating scientific curiosity, intellectual honesty and problem solving capacities.
-To recognize clinical reasoning strategies in rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy and to be able to apply them
-To communicate in writing and oral about and with patients
-To work and think together, to communicate, to function in (a multidisciplinary) team
-To understand structure and function of health services
-To understand health risks and effects of prevention
-Demonstrate social responsibility
-Demonstrate respect for different cultures

These competences are attained at a level of flexibility, complexity and autonomy sufficient to start working as a beginning physiotherapist. Moreover the student has to attain a number of self formulated learning aims at a higher level of flexibility, complexity and/or autonomy compared to the start of the the clinical placement.

Teaching and Learning Material

Stagegids: approx. 3 € Only in Dutch available

References

Course Content-Related Study Coaching

Interactive support by e-mail and by mean of individual coaching by the supervisor.
Individual support by the ‘mentor’ (local supervisor)

Teaching Methods

Clinical Placement
Clinic
Guided independent study
Portfolio (ELE or hard copy)

Evaluation Methods

Permanent evaluation
If the student does not pass for ‘Reflection’, this can be resumed between the first and the second examination period. If the student does not pass for a clinical placement, one supplemental clinical placement can be offered between the first and the second examination period. If the student fails for more than one clinical placement there is no possibility to pass.

Examination Methods

Reflection contains three patient records and a portfolio (with learning aims, reflections and evaluations) (25%)
Evaluation of the three clinical placements (75%)
Each clinical placement and the reflection should be passed.

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