COURSE SYLLABUS

Physiotherapy Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Columna I 15 Credits

Fysioterapi ortopedisk manuell terapi columna I
Second cycle, S7040H
Version
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2018 Sp 3 - Present
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Syllabus established
by 10 Feb 2017

Last revised
by 07 Nov 2017

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
U G VG
Subject
Physiotherapy
Subject group (SCB)
Therapy, Rehabilitation and Dietary Treatment
Main field of study
Physiotherapy

Entry requirements

S7030H Physiotherapy, Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, The Extremities part I


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 20-285 credits



Course Aim
The student should, on completion of the course, for individuals with disorders in the sacroiliac joint, lumbar and thoracic spine within physiotherapy orthopedic manual therapy, be able to: 
1. With clinical reasoning perform an appropriate physiotherapy examination and treatment, based on functional anatomy, pain physiology and with a biopsychosocial perspective.
2. Based on medical scholarship and best practice, be able to analyse and evaluate clinical findings and thereby plan, carry out and evaluate adequate treatment.
3 Based on evidence ­based practice, describe appropriate physiotherapy examination­ and treatment approaches.
4. Explain the theoretical content of the course

The student should after completion of the course have knowledge of and be able to explain:
5. Have knowledge of physical therapy models for examination and classification within orthopaedic manual therapy.
6. Clinical reasoning
7. Complete a small systematic review. specialty orthopedic manual therapy.
8. Explain the learning objectives for the Higher Education ordinance, specialist regulation within Physical therapy association and IFOMPT standard documents.

    Contents
    In the course, lectures and individual assignments in functional biomechanics, anatomy, pain physiology, clinical argument and scientific method are included. The students will carry out an systematic review and analyse an existing systemic review. The students are to write a paper explaining Higher Education ordinance, specialist regulation within Physical therapy association and IFOMPT standard documents and explin the concept of clinical reasoning.

    Realization
    Learning in the course takes place through lessons at scheduled course meetings in Luleå where theory and clinical word are incorporated. Individual assignment, either alone or in group is mandatory, covering literature studies, study assignments and in patient physiotherapy intervention. In all tuition forms, the student is stimulated and encouraged to carry out problem­solving and to have a critical reflective attitude.

    Examination
    Objectives 1, 2 and 3 are examined through practical examination (test 0001, 5 credits. Fail, Pass, Pass with distinction).
    Objectives 3 and 4 are examined through a written examination (test 0002, 5 credits. Fail, Pass, Pass with distinction).
    Objective 5 and 6 are examined through written report (test 0003, 1,5 credits. Fail, Pass).
    Objective 7 are examined through report and seminar (test 0004, 2,5 credits . Fail, Pass, Pass with distinction).
    Objective 8 is examined through report (test 0005, 1 credits. Fail, Pass).

     

    Criteria for pass and pass with distinction are stated in the study guide

    Remarks
    This course is given for second­cycle studies. Study supervision is provided in the course room in Canvas.

    Transition terms
    S7029H

    Examiner
    Peter Michaelson

    Transition terms
    The course S7040H is equal to S7029H

    Literature. Valid from Spring 2018 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
    * Carter, R Ed (2016). Rehabilitation Research Principles And Applications. Elsevier Health Sciences 5th ed. ISBN: 1455759791
    * Petty, N. (ed.) (2011), Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment 4’ed. Churchill-Livingstone Elsevier, London, Storbritannien. ISBN: 9780702029905
    Kaltenborn, F (2011). Manual Mobilization of the Joints - The Spine 6th (?) Edition. Norli förlag, Norge,ISBN 9780011992020.
    Kaltenborn, F (2011). Manual Mobilization of the Joints - Volume III: Traction Manipulation of the extremities and Spine. Norli förlag, Norge,ISBN: 9788270540709.
    * Sahrmann S. (2011) Movement system impairment syndromes of the extremities, cervical and thoracic spine. Elsevier, Missouri USA
    * Sahrmann S. (2002) Diagnosis and treatment of movement impairement syndromes. Elsevier, Missouri USA.
    * Kosek, E, Lampa J, Nisell R. (2016) Smärta och inflammation. Studentlitteratur. ISBN: 9789144056357
    * Kendall, F (2010). Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2010.
    * Jull G, Moore A, Falla D. (2015) Grieve’s modern musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Churchill-Livingstone Elsevier, London, Storbritannien. ISBN: 9780702051524
    * Brukner, P, Clarsen B, Cook J, Cools A, Brukner & Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine: Injuries Volume 1

    Reference literature
    * Kapandji, A. (2010). Physiology of the joints, Volume II, Lower Limb. Churchill-Livingstone Elsevier, London, Storbritannien.
    * Kapandji, A. (2007). Physiology of the joints, Volume I, Upper Limb. Churchill-Livingstone Elsevier, London, Storbritannien.
    Kapandji, A. (2010). Physiology of the joints, Volume III, Lower Limb. Churchill-Livingstone Elsevier, London, Storbritannien.

    * compulsory literature from earlier courses
    Appropriate anatomy and physiology book

    Scientific articles and compendiums to be added

    Course offered by
    Department of Health Sciences

    Items/credits
    NumberTypeCreditsGrade
    0001Practical examination5.0TG U G VG
    0002Written examination5.0TG U G VG
    0003Report1.5TG U G#
    0004Report and seminar2.5TG U G VG
    0005Report1.0TG U G#