Faculty of Health Sciences
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
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Evaluation Method for Pediatrics

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
FTR8004 Evaluation Method for Pediatrics 2/0/0 DE Turkish 2
Course Goals
 To learn objective and subjective evaluation methods applied to follow kinesio-mechanical and functional assessment methods in children, care decision making and effectiveness of applied treatment.
Prerequisite(s) None
Corequisite(s) None
Special Requisite(s) None
Instructor(s) Professor N. Ekin Akalan
Course Assistant(s) None
Schedule The course is not opened for the fall semester of 2018-2019 academic year.
Office Hour(s) The course is not opened for the fall semester of 2018-2019 academic year.
Teaching Methods and Techniques Verbal presentation, barcovision demonstration, video demonstration, project assignments.
Principle Sources 1. Tecklin S.J. Pedaitric Physical Therapy. 5th Ed. Lippincott William & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2015.

2. Elbasan B. Pediatrik Fizyoterapi Rehabilitasyon. İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi 2016.

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Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Normal growth and development.
2. Week Muscle tonus and strength measurement
3. Week Evaluation of posture and joint movements
4. Week Neurological system evaluation
5. Week Neurological system evaluation
6. Week Functional status evaluation in cerebral palsy and cortical dysfunction
7. Week
8. Week Assessment of physical and functional status of Spina Bifida and Medulla Spinalis injuries
9. Week Newborn and risky baby evaluation
10. Week Concomitant special syndromes with mental retardationn
11. Week Gross motor function evaluation
12. Week fine motor skill and function evaluation
13. Week Measurement of aerobic capacity in muscle diseases and cardiovascular diseases
14. Week Musculoskeletal system evaluation in rheumatic diseases.
15. Week Final week
16. Week Final week
17. Week
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 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-1Learns biomechanical and functional evaluation methods in healthy growth and developmental children.
LO-2The patient learns the evaluation methods for the causes of dysfunctions in terms of anamnesis and disease diagnosis.
LO-3Learn common physical and functional disorders during growth and development.
LO-4Learns the behavioral analysis of motion in children.
LO-5Children have a basic knowledge of the methods of measuring cardiopulmonary aerobic capacity.
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
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