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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

During the second practice, the student develop and deepen his/her clinical skills, so that the student at the end of the period independently and as a member of the working team is capable of performing the basic duties of the workplace (physiotherapy).

Students can critically examine their actual level of preparedness for professional practice.

Learning outcomes

After completing the practical training, students

- be aware of their own profession's role and know their responsibilities within multi-disciplinary teams

- be able to search, understand and use documented information and be able to orally and in writing account for the physiotherapy process according to the template in use at the workplace.

- be able to come to conclusions regarding the need for physiotherapy and be able to plan and implement physiotherapy in consultation with patients / clients.

- be flexible and in a progressive way use appropriate methodes, models and forms of exercise to promote health.

- be able in collaboration with the patient / client and their relatives evaluate physiotherapy and be able to reflect on his/her own leadership skills in patient / client / family relationship.

- be able to actively participate as an expert in the workplace and be able to take advantage of other professions' knowledge through consultation.

- orally and in writing, account for patient movement and functional ability and the physiotherapy measures

- be able to have a dialogue with people of different ages and contexts

- be able to critically examine their actual ability to act in relation to professional practice

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Physiotherapy methods
Applied Physiotherapy I,II

Previous course names

do not replace any previous courses

Additional information

Submission of written assignment at the end of the course.

Recommended or required reading

See Applied Physiotherapy II

Study activities

Practical training - 270 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 270 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 270 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Approved field assessment
Pass client demonstration
Pass physiotherapy story of a client
Completed tasks that field exposed


  • Hellsten Thomas
  • Ring Joachim
  • Sievers Hannele


Sievers Hannele

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Fältperiod: FT 13 26.10-11.12 2015
FT 14 xx.4-xx.5 2016

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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