As a Master in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Master in Neurological Rehabilitation and Doctor in Medical Sciences, Wim Saeys is affiliated to the University of Antwerp as a teacher and post-doctoral researcher and at the Rehabilitation Hospital Revarte.
At the University of Antwerp, he is conductiong research in the field of posture and balance control in neurological conditions, especially stroke related. This includes the role of trunk performance and sensory loss in the overall functioning of patients, gait and movement analysis, development of new rehabilitation technologies and rehabilitation strategies/interventions. In addition, he is preparing research projects on organizational aspects in rehabilitation such as predicting discharge destinations in acute and sub-acute facilities. Wim Saeys is attending, organizes and actively contributes to national and international symposia.
At the rehabilitation Hospital Revarte, Wim Saeys treats people with stroke, spinal cord lesions and traumatic brain injuries. Besides the clinical activities, he is also working on patient safety and quality assessment within the hospital's accreditation.
From 2005, Wim Saeys is constantly following courses under the term "lifelong learning". He followed courses related to physiotherapeutic approaches, language skills, presenting and teaching skills, communication and leadership, writing and scientific reporting,....
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Statuut & functies
Zelfstandig academisch pers.
- tenure track docent
- Bureau Onderwijscommissie REVAKI (effectief stemgerechtigd lid)
- Faculteitsraad Faculteit GGW (effectief stemgerechtigd lid)
- Onderwijscommissie REVAKI (effectief stemgerechtigd lid)
- Vakgroepsraad REVAKI (effectief stemgerechtigd lid)