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Pediatric Diseases and Rehabilitation

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
FTR5004 5 Pediatric Diseases and Rehabilitation 2/2/0 CC Turkish 3
Course Goals
 Introducing pediatric diseases that are related to neurological and musculo-skeletal making and theoretical and practical understanding of physical therapy and rehabilitation approaches to these diseases.
Prerequisite(s) None
Corequisite(s) None
Special Requisite(s) None
Instructor(s) Fzt. Arzu DURAK YILMAZ
Course Assistant(s)
Schedule This course has not been opened in the 2018-2019 fall semester
Office Hour(s) This course has not been opened in the 2018-2019 fall semester
Teaching Methods and Techniques  
Interactive theoretical course
Principle Sources  1-Olcay Neyzi, Türkan Ertu, 1993. Pediatri, İstanbul Nobel Tıp Yayın Evi.

2-Campbel S.K., 2006. Physical therapy for children, Saunders-Elsevier, St.

3-LuisUmphred D.A. 1995, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Mosby, Boston.

Other Sources
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Introduction to Pediatric Rehabilitation Interactive theoretical course
2. Week Pediatric Genetic Syndromes and Rehabilitation: Down Syndrome, Rett Syndrome and Other Syndromes Interactive theoretical course
3. Week Torticollis, Brachial Phleksus and Rehabilitation Interactive theoretical course
4. Week Rehabilitation in Spina Bifida Interactive theoretical course
5. Week Rehabilitation in Muscular Diseases and Neuromuscular Diseases Interactive theoretical course
6. Week Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Neuromuscular Diseases and Rehabilitation: Gullian barre, polio etc Interactive theoretical course
7. Week Midterm
8. Week Pedalitic Orthopedic Problems and Rehabilitation: Birth congenital hip, patella, etc. Interactive theoretical course
9. Week Rehabilitation in autism and rare diseases (Shingomiyeli, cerebellar ataxia, etc.) Interactive theoretical course
10. Week Cerebral Palsy, causes, types Interactive theoretical course
11. Week Methods of evaluation of cerebral paralysis: GMFM, GMFCS and other tests Interactive theoretical course
12. Week Cerebral Paralysis physiotherapy approaches: Vojta, Peto and other special approaches Interactive theoretical course
13. Week Sports in childhood Interactive theoretical course
14. Week Pediatric Adaptive Devices Interactive theoretical course
15. Week Final
16. Week Final
17. Week
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 40
Final Exam 1 60

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-1Basic knowledge about pediatric diseases that are interested in making neurological and musculo-skeletal and physical therapy rehabilitation application.
LO-2Evaluating the patient in the frame of information and determining physiotherapy requirements,
LO-3Problem solving and decision making
LO-4They will be able to identify and analyze the problems
LO-5Gains knowledge of current practices and literature about pediatric rehabilitation.
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
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