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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

Students develop their clinical skills in
physical therapy by knowing the illnesses and
injuries that require treatment and

Students' understand their responsibilities,
a therapeutic expertise and can work effectively
in a multi-professional team.

Based on the patient's resources, students
facilitate and supervise patient´s in daily
activities that promote movement and functional

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to:

- be familiar with the duties of a
physiotherapist in the health care sector and at
the practical placement.

- Knowing the ethical principles and be able to
apply them in practice

- be able to search, understand and use
documented information and be able to orally and
in writing account for the physiotherapy process

- be able to, supervised, come to conclusions
regarding the need for physiotherapy and
supervised plan and implement physiotherapy

- be able to apply appropriate techniques,
and forms of exercise in order to promote the
health of both individuals and groups.

- be able with guidance in collaboration with
patient / client, family members and other
professionals evaluate physiotherapy.

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


  • Enoksson Maria
  • Hellstén Kati
  • Ring Joachim
  • von Hedenberg-Löfman Linnéa
  • von Smitten-Stubb Karin


Hellstén Kati

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

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

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