Faculty of Health Sciences
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
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Cardiac Diseases and Rehabilitation

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
FTR6003 6 Cardiac Diseases and Rehabilitation 2/2/0 CC Turkish 3
Course Goals
 In patients with cardiovascular problems, planning and implementation of the appropriate treatment program for the patient with the identification of problems, evaluation of patients with appropriate assessment methods, selection of cardiac rehabilitation approaches and practices, and provision of appropriate treatment program.
Prerequisite(s) None
Corequisite(s) None
Special Requisite(s) None
Instructor(s) ,
Course Assistant(s) -
Schedule This course has not been opened in 2018-2019 fall semester.
Office Hour(s) -
Teaching Methods and Techniques Lecture, Practice
Principle Sources 1.American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention programs. 5th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2013.
2.Thow M. Exercise Leadership in Cardiac Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach. 1st ed. Singapore: Wiley, 2006
3.ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.
4.Hacettepe Üniversitesi, e-kaynaklar, pubmed, WOS

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Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Course content and description, history of cardiac rehabilitation, definition and components Oral and practical lectures
2. Week Definition and general characteristics of major heart diseases Oral and practical lectures
3. Week Cardiovascular evaluation and electrocardiography Oral and practical lectures
4. Week Early cardiac rehabilitation program Oral and practical lectures
5. Week Coronary artery diseases and coronary syndrome Oral and practical lectures
6. Week Changeable risk factors and treatment I Oral and practical lectures
7. Week Changeable risk factors and treatment II Oral and practical lectures
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Exercise tests used in cardiovascular diseases Oral and practical lectures
10. Week Exercise training and external patient cardiac rehabilitation program Oral and practical lectures
11. Week Revascularization and cardiac rehabilitation after cardiac surgery Oral and practical lectures
12. Week Patient education in cardiac rehabilitation Oral and practical lectures
13. Week Protective cardiac rehabilitation Oral and practical lectures
14. Week Rehabilitation in peripheral vascular diseases Oral and practical lectures
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-1Explain the basic concepts of cardiovascular rehabilitation
LO-2Describe the clinical features of cardiovascular diseases
LO-3 Patients with cardiovascular problems are assessed physically, physiologically and functionally.
LO-4Practice physiotherapy and rehabilitation approaches in patients with cardiovascular problems
LO-5Evaluate the quality of life and psychosocial status in patients with cardiovascular problems and give home schedule.
LO-6Analyzes risk factors in people with cardiovascular risk
LO-7 It modifies patient education and behavior in people with cardiovascular risk.
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
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