COURSE SYLLABUS
Pathophysiology related to Prosthetics and Orthotics, 7.5 credits
Pathophysiology related to Prosthetics and Orthotics, 7,5 högskolepoäng
Course Syllabus for students Spring 2020
Course Code:HPOK19
Confirmed by:Utbildningsrådet Nov 28, 2017
Revised by:Department head Oct 2, 2019
Valid From:Jan 20, 2020
Version:2
Reg number:Avdelningen för naturvetenskap och biomedicin
Education Cycle:Basic level
Disciplinary domain:Medicine
Subject group:ME1
Specialised in:G1F

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

Upon completion of the course the student should have the ability to:

Knowledge and understanding

Module 1: Orthopaedics, 5 credits
  • describe common injuries and diseases related to the musculoskeletal system
  • describe changes and consequences that follow from dysfunctions in the musculoskeletal system
  • explain the consequences of different interventions for individuals who´s experiencing dysfunction in the musculoskeletal system.
Module 2: Neurology, 2.5 credits
  • describe common neurological injuries and diseases
  • describe changes and consequences that follow from dysfunctions in the nervous system
  • explain the consequences of different interventions for individuals who´s experiencing dysfunction in the nervous system.

Contents

The course content consists of pathology, aetiology, diagnostics, treatment, progression and consequenses related to:
- orthopaedic injuries and diseases
- neurological injuries and diseases
- internal medicine dysfunctions, mainly related to rheumatic arthritis, peripheral arterial disease and diabetes mellitus
- habilitation and rehabilitation aspects connected to treatment

Type of instruction

The course is implemented in the form of lectures and seminars.

The teaching is conducted in English.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and completion the course Anatomy and Physiology, Basic Course, 7.5 credits (or the equivalent).

Examination and grades

The course is graded A, B, C, D, E, FX or F.

Examination of the course will be conducted by a written exam for each module, 1 and 2. Remaining examinations will be written individual examinations and group seminar.

A university lecturer serves as the course examiner.

Registration of examination:
Name of the TestValueGrading
Orthopaedics5 creditsA/B/C/D/E/FX/F
Neurology2.5 creditsA/B/C/D/E/FX/F
Group seminar0 creditsU/G

Course literature

Goodman, C., & Fuller, K. (2017). Pathology for the physical therapist assistant (Second ed.).

Latest edition of the course literature shall be used.

Content updated 2018-03-23

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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