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Geriatric Physiotherapy

Course Description

This course focuses on geriatric physiotherapy science and practice. The course is structured to study those factors affecting life and health of ageing people, and relationship with ageing social. This also allows a study for different methods of physiotherapy rehabilitation in many ageing related clinical cases, their evaluation and management.

Target Group

This course is open to Physiotherapy Professionals.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. To comprehend the concept of ageing.
  2. To appreciate the implication of and complications of ageing
  3. To demonstrate physiotherapy professional skills in evaluation and management of common clinical conditions found in elderly population.

Course Content

  • General concept of ageing changes
    • Theories of ageing
    • Physiological changes of ageing
  • Physiotherapy evaluation and standard protocols used
  • Physiotherapy rehabilitation in management of ageing effects and complications
  • Documentation and home programs for the aged

Training Venue

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

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Eligibility

Physiotherapy Professionals

Intake

January, May, October

Duration

7 Weeks

Study schedule:

Monday and Tuesday from 4:30pm-7:30pm

Mode of study

This course will be available on 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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