Objective(s) of a study programme:
The objective of Physiotherapy study programme – to develop a physiotherapist capable of organizing and provision of physiotherapy services independently in all levels of health care and rehabilitation institutions, schools, specialized education and child care institutions, wellness and fitness centers.
After graduation of study programme graduates will be able:
to apply acquired knowledge in organizing, equipping and maintaining the workplace;
to investigate and assess the functional status of the person, his physical capacity and activity;
to create an integrated use of individual physiotherapy programs;
to self-manage group and individual physiotherapy procedures;
to work as a team member and provide advice on issues of physiotherapy to other professionals;
to educate and consult patients and their relatives;
to carry out preventive, activity and improve their professional activity;
to provide first aid;
to conduct applied scientific research.
Activities of teaching and learning:
Lectures, discussion, demonstration, observation, workshops, using decoy, medical instruments, equipment, case studies, simulation of real situations, work in pairs, groups and etc. Students develop practical skills during practice in a real environment of health care, rehabilitation, education and social care institutions.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements:
Study results are evaluated in ten-point scale system of evaluation. The final assessment of subject study is examination or self-study (project). In the final assessment the system of accumulative mark is applied which consists of the sum of the arithmetic average of interim accounts and the assessment of the examination, multiplied by the relevant leverage coefficients.
Study subjects (modules), practical training:
Study subjects: Safe work and civil security, Information technologies, Professional foreign language, Law, Philosophy/Sociology, Professional ethics, Anatomy, physiology and pathology, Environmental medicine, Fundamentals of nursing, Psychology, Professional language, Farmacology, Science of the movements, General physiotherapy and functional diagnostics, Ergonomics, Physiotherapy techniques, Massage, Physiotherapy after injury, surgery, congenital and acquired deformities, Applied research methodology, First aid, Physiotherapy in internal and geriatric diseases, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Physiotherapy in neurological diseases, Physiotherapy in ob-gyn and pediatric diseases, Basics of management, Health pedagogy and etc.
Practices: Nursing of patients, General physiotherapy, Clinical physiotherapy, Activity of a physiotherapist in health care institutions. For practices are allocated 39 credits.
Student may select 9 credits from the proposed units in a study programme. Other 6 credits are free optional which a student may choose from the common list of the Panevezys College.
Distinctive features of a study programme: