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Certificate in Physiotherapy management for critical illnesses

Course description

This course focuses on imparting skills to provide appropriate physiotherapy intervention on a critically ill client, which would provide early recovery and control mortality in critical care settings.

Target group

This course is open to Physiotherapy Professionals from diploma level and above.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able: –

  1. To demonstrate appropriate and systematic physiotherapy assessment skills in critical illnesses
  2. To recall rationale for precautions and contraindications of applying physiotherapy to a critically ill client
  3. To Demonstrate physiotherapy management skills on a critically ill client
  4. To Demonstrate and document clinical communication skills in critical illnesses

 

Course content

Description of critical care

  • Equipments in critical care
  • Indications for patient critical care admission
    • Complications faced by a critical care patient.
    • Cardiorespiratory patient support
  • Assessment of the critically ill
  • Physiotherapy techniques for the critical ill patient

Mode of assessment

The course will be assessed using pre and post-tests, continuous progressive tests, presentations, and group discussions

Training venue

The training will be conducted at ECUREI campus Mengo or any other venue communicated in advance.

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Eligibility

Open to Physiotherapy Professionals from diploma level and above

Intake

January

May

October

Duration

Weekdays  – 3 weeks

Weekends – 1 and half months

Mode of study

This course will be available on face-to-face and Online. It will encompass specific facilitator inputs (e.g. lecture presentations), combined with a variety of interactive learning activities, including structured group work, demonstrations, group and individual reflection, role plays, self-study and writing, and plenary discussions

Award

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate from ECUREI.

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