51149 Physiotherapy

Course Description

This course is intended to introduce students about some of the major important physiotherapy and community based rehabilitation activities. Basic topics are Introduction to Physiotherapy, Movement of joints, Muscle Grading, Disability, Rehabilitation, Hemiplegia, Cerebral palsy, Paraplegia, Facial palsy, Erb’s palsy, Fracture, Amputation , Club foot, Respiratory Physiotherapy, Orthopaedic Aids

Learning Objective

  • Upon completion of this course subject, the students should be able to:
  • 1. Define physiotherapy
  • 2. develop knowledge of the structure and function of the human body
  • 3. Apply knowledge, skill, understanding and application of the assessment, intervention of Movement of joints, Muscle Grading, Disability, Rehabilitation, Hemiplegia, Cerebral palsy, Paraplegia, Facial palsy, Erb’s palsy, Fracture, Amputation , Club foot, Respiratory Physiotherapy, Orthopedic Aids
  • 4. obtain knowledge of the degenerative and disease processes affecting the human body
  • 5. Apply knowledge, skill, understanding and application of the assessment, intervention, therapeutic and educational tools relevant to physiotherapy.
  • 6. understand and apply the professional ethics, responsibilities, values and standards for practice of physiotherapy
  • 7. enhance communication skills in listening, speaking, explaining, teaching, writing and reading relevant to medical and physiotherapeutic practice
  • 8. learn to read, critique, evaluate and apply evidence from research and science into the practices of health care and health service

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • Phsiotherapy notes, Halimo Mohamud &Osaman Ibrahim (2014)
  • Phsyiotherapy by elsevier

Times Offered

  • February 2016
  • June 2016

Course Prerequisite

Faculty

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