The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)
  • 4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the physiotherapy student is able to assess, plan, give physiotherapy and evaluate the outcome for clients with neurological diseases or injuries. The student is able at the end of the practice to work in interdisciplinary teams. The student can work from a person and family centered perspective and promote the client in his/hers rehabilitation/habilitation process.

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes: The student can: - assess, plan, do and evaluate rehabilitation and physiotherapy for clients with neurological diseases or injuries. - can as an expert work in team, and together with clients, relatives, other professionals and rehabilitation organisations can evaluate the effect of physiotherapy. - can supervise and discuss with people in different ages and from other context - can critically look upon own practical skills and is willing to develop oneself and physiotherapy overall - have knowledge of the ethical principles and follow them in physiotherapy practice

Course contents

Internship within neurological physiotherapy

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Rehabilitation - neurological physiotherapy 1 Rehabilitation - neurological physiotherapy 2 Neurology Neurophysiology vaccinations in order and TB checked In case of the student have symptoms, it should be checked before the student can begin his/her practice (JYL2/2018)

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

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 .... Examination 2.... etc. (examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions) The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: ...


  • Enoksson Maria
  • Hellstén Kati
  • Kokko Anne
  • Ring Joachim
  • Tallqvist Susanna


Kokko Anne

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Group size

No limit (46 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Perioderna 1-4

Course enrolment period

2019-08-27 to 2020-05-31

Assessment methods

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

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