Rehabilitation in Critically Ill Patients

Course Code :2552GENRVK
Study domain:Rehabilitation Sciences
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:39
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Rik Gosselink

3. Course contents *

This course includes:

  • mechanical ventilation, indications and modalities
    • invasive
    • non-invasive
  • treatment of acute respiratory disease/critical illness
    • ARDS
    • postoperative pulmonary complications
  • ICU acquired muscle weakness
  • assessment and treatment of sequelae of immobilisation and deconditioning
  • haemodynamic monitoring
  • diagnostics and treatment of weaning failure