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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit the focus lies on the following
Therapeutic counselling and Therapeutic competence (profession-specific)
Competence in PT examination and evaluation (profession-specific)
Ethical and Sustainable competencies (general)
Learning competence (general)

SDG?s in focus:

Learning outcomes

Once you have completed the study unit you will have:
Show in-depth knowledge of the physiology of the nervous system and sensorimotor control in healthy people and can pay attention to the withdrawal symptoms that occur with neurological abnormalities (muscle diseases and spinal cord injuries) in people of all ages (Knowledge)
Have knowledge regarding causes, symptoms, examination, treatment and rehabilitation principles for muscle diseases and spinal cord injuries, and for children with neurological diseases (Knowledge)
Have in-depth knowledge in choosing and applying evidence-based relevant physiotherapeutic methods with the aim of improving mobility and functional ability. (Knowledge, Skill)
Be able to relate to previous knowledge and skills in the application of evidence-based physiotherapeutic assessment, training, supervision and evaluation for people with neurological diseases and injuries. (Knowledge, Skill)
Have in-depth knowledge of various technical aspects regarding transfers of patients. (Skill)
Have in-depth knowledge of documenting the physiotherapy process and working as part of a multi-professional team. (Skill)
Have in-depth knowledge of the principles of rehabilitation, client centering, multi-professional teamwork, and be motivated to develop your skills and physiotherapy to better support the client, and have ICF as a theoretical reference for rehabilitation (Skills, Attitude)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

First year studies and following modules:
Module: Physiotherapeutic assessments and methods, 25 ects
Module: Clinical Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (30 cr)

Previous course names

FT‑2‑060 (0) Rehabilitation - Neurological Physiotherapy 2, 5 ects

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Seminars - 16 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 138 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 138 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

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: ...


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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