O700DG88 Basics of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (7 cr)
Prerequisites Not applicable
Objectives The student is able to tell about the most common disorders of the musculoskeletal system, orthopaedic surgeries and describe their adverse effects on ability of functioning. The student is able to carry out the most common physiotherapeutic examinations as well as plan and implement physiotherapeutic interventions based on his/her assessments both in outpatient clinic and on an orthopaedic ward. The student is able to find the central sources of information relating to the field of physiotherapy and is to widen and deepen his/her physiotherapeutic knowledge and skills using research literature.
Content 1. Basics of musculoskeletal disorders, 1 cr
Disorders of the musculoskeletal system and orthopaedic surgeries. Orthopaedic surgeries and their adverse effects on ability of functioning.

2. Basics of musculoskeletal physiotherapy, 4 cr
Physiotherapeutic examinations of functional ability. Physiotherapeutic interventions among musculoskeletal patients. Pre- and post- operative physiotherapy for orthopaedic patients. Rehabilitation system among patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Multidiscipline collaboration in rehabilitation and health care.

3. Workshop of musculoskeletal physioterapy, 2 cr
Recommended optional programme components If necessary, the student advisor will recommend optional programme components for each student based on their individual study plan.
Accomplishment methods Exams, assignments and active participation on lectures and workshops.
Learning tasks and requirements assignments are described in Moodle
Execution methods Webinars, lectures, workshops, independent studies integrated with Finnish students' course OF00DB56 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy parts1-3.
Materials Learning material and literature is indicated in Moodle during the course.
Literature Not applicable
Evaluation Criteria 0-5
Evaluation Criteria
Assessment Frameworks Not applicable
Further Information In autumn 2021 is integrated with FTK20SP execution, course code OF00DB56 - xxxx Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Responsible persons Marika Heiskanen, Antti Sillanpää
Links Not applicable


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