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Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
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Introduction to Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
FTR1006 1 Introduction to Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation 2/0/0 CC Turkish 2
Course Goals 1. An overview of medical history 2. Historical development of physiotherapy and rehabilitation profession, purpose, place in health field. 3. Overview and evaluation of physiotherapy patients and diseases 4. Treatment methods, 5. General principles on the application of the physiotherapist profession in our country and in the world.
Prerequisite(s) None
Corequisite(s) None
Special Requisite(s) None
Instructor(s) Assist. Prof. Dr. Adnan APTİ
Course Assistant(s)
Schedule Şirinevler Campus C Block, Tuesday 9.00-10.45
Office Hour(s) Şirinevler Campus C Block, Tuesday 10.45-11.15
Teaching Methods and Techniques -Oral presentation, Barkovizyon presentation, Video presentation.
Principle Sources -Fizyoterapi ve Rehabilitasyona Giriş. Prof. Dr. Arzu Razak Özdinçler, İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi. 2016
Other Sources -
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week History of Medicine Verbal lecture
2. Week An Overview of the History of Medicine from the First Age to the Middle Ages Verbal lecture
3. Week Western Middle Age and Renaissance Medicine Verbal lecture
4. Week Western Medicine in the 18th & 19th Century Verbal lecture
5. Week Historical Development of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Profession Verbal lecture
6. Week Physical Therapy in Clinical Practice Verbal lecture
7. Week Midterm
8. Week Physical Measurement and Evaluation Methods in Physical Therapy Verbal lecture
9. Week Treatment Modalities and Methods Used in Clinical Physical Therapy Applications Verbal lecture
10. Week Technology Supported Rehabilitation & Robotic Rehabilitation Verbal lecture
11. Week Physiotherapist's Clinical Proficiency, Branching and Expertise Verbal lecture
12. Week Duties and Responsibilities of Physiotherapist Verbal lecture
13. Week World Health Organization, ICF (International Classification of Functioning) model, Disability, Disability and disability concepts. Verbal lecture
14. Week Overview Verbal lecture
15. Week Final Exam
16. Week Final Exam
17. Week
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 2 50
Final Exam 1 50

Program Outcomes
PO-11. Analyze the interactions of structures (cells, tissues, organs), organs, segments, construction body at the micro and macro level.
PO-22. Can measure and evaluate the human body on the basis of physical structure.
PO-33. Can determine the conditions that cause functional impairment, the extent of functional impairment and the effects of people on their lives.
PO-44. Takes an active role in consultation, patient follow-up and treatment processes in growth and developmental disorders.
PO-55. Takes an active role in consultation, patient follow-up and treatment of chronic progressive diseases (cancer, muscular diseases, nervous system diseases, metabolic diseases), reducing the effects of the disease (pain, functional impairment).
PO-66. Takes an active role in determining, predicting, preventing, following and treating the problems that come from the old age.
PO-77. Has an active role in hospitals, private clinics, health centers, rehabilitation centers, disabled and elderly care diseases and follow-up processes.
PO-88. Can act as an active role or autonomous to identify, prevent and monitor health-related risk factors.
PO-99. Improvement of disease areas and functional areas, improvement and improvement processes.
PO-1010. To make it possible to evaluate, develop and improve public health.
PO-1111. They can take an active role in project development and the related centers for the treatment of persons with disabilities, rehabilitation center, professional rehabilitation center establishment.
Learning Outcomes
LO-1Historical development of the physiotherapy profession
LO-2Practice areas of the physiotherapy profession
LO-3Purpose of physiotherapy applications
LO-4Scope of physiotherapy applications
LO-5The future of the physiotherapy profession
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
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