Physiotherapy 403

Module code FTP 403
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Advanced comprehensive physiotherapeutic management of communicable and non-communicable diseases and conditions. This includes diseases of lifestyle, chronic disease, impact of HIV on disability, victims of trauma, and mental health. Impact of physical/economic/political/psychosocial environment of health and well-being, health promotion and development, and sport science. The comprehensive physiotherapeutic management is applied to patients of all ages where relevant: in infant health, childhood, adolescent health, women's and men’s health, health and disease in middle age and geriatrics and is based on the epidemiology of disease. The module includes 800 hours clinical experience in a variety of health care scenarios.
Examination period: October/November.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites RHC 451, RHC 452, FAR 381, FAR 382, FTP 303, FTP 304, POL 300
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 1 lecture per week, 1 web-based period per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Physiotherapy
Period of presentation Year

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