Concepts of Physiotherapy 1

Course Code :1003GENRVK
Study domain:Physiotherapy
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:97
Credits:10
Study load (hours):280
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Willem De Hertogh
Kelly Van der Cruyssen
Hanne Verbelen
Roel Claes
Deborah Van Cauwenbergh
Annette Heyrman
Christel Vanroy
Greta Peeters
Evi Verbecque
Isaline Demeure
Jill Meirte
Patty Felix
Tamaya Van Criekinge
Sebastiaan Naessens
Tine Vanhullebusch

3. Course contents *

Concepts of Physiotherapy 1: Upper limb and spine

  1. Introduction to physical therapy conduct, including screening
  2. Osteokinematics and terminology concerning the upper limb and spine
  3. The ICF, 'International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health'
  4. Clinical examination of body functions
  5. Consequences of immobilisation
  6. Measuring activities and participation
  7. Physical therapy treatment of body dysfunctions

During practical lessons, various skills will be rehearsed that correspond with the consequent steps of physical therapy conduct (screening, clinical examination and treatment).

Study traject coaching 1

  • Customised development and Action Plan (PDP / PAP)
  • Analysis of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT)
  • Self reflection according to Korthagen
  • Intake and baseline assessment
  • Individual supervision interview with coach