Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student gets a basic ability to understand the rehabilitation process,assess, plan and perform individual care with optimal independence as a goal

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - describe and explain the policy and legislation of different professions in multiprofessional teamwork in rehabilitation of the elderly client
- know how to promote aims and interventions in rehabilitation of older people
- know how to assess and evaluate the functional capacity of elderly clients.

Course contents

Physio therapy
Occupational therapy
Transferring techniques

Study activities

  • Lectures - 29 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 8 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 16 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 8 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 72 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 0 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 133 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations


  • Peri Heidi
  • Ring Joachim
  • Sundell Solveig


Sundell Solveig

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2012-02-17 - Exams
  • 2012-03-01 - Demonstrations and presentations

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