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Prosthetic Management and Biomechanics of the Lower Limb I 15 hp

Undervisningen bedrivs på engelska.

Kursinnehåll

Part 1, Biomechanics 7.5 credits
- normal gait biomechanics
- pathological gait biomechanics
- prosthetic biomechanics
- biomechanical calculations

Part 2, Transtibial Prosthetics 7.5 credits
- prostheses for trans-tibial amputations
- the rehabilitation process for patients, from needs analysis to finished product
- initial gait and mobility training with prosthetics
- current research and evidence within the subject area
- relevant laws and regulations when working with patients
- occupational health and safety
- work hygiene
- stump socket interface forces

Förkunskapskrav

General entry requirements and completion of the courses Anatomy and physiology, Basic Course, 7.5 credits, Mechanics related to Prosthetics and Orthotics, 7.5 credits and Applied Materials Technology, 7.5 credits.

Utbildningsnivå: Grundnivå
Kurskod/Ladokkod: HPMK19
Kursen ges vid: Hälsohögskolan