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.
-Three clinical placements of 20 days (140h) in three different domains of rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-Writing a patient record each clinical placement.
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
-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
-Patient approach in rehabilitation and physiotherapy
-Introduction to clinical placement
-Clinical Placement (Bachelor 3)
-To collect information on the needs of the patient and the relevant internal and external factors
Teaching and Learning Material
-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.
Stagegids: approx. 3 €
Only in Dutch available
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)
Guided independent study
Portfolio (ELE or hard copy)
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.
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.