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The group of study fields: Health Sciences
Field of study program: Rehabilitation
Code of study program: 653B31006 (iki 2017 m.); 6531GX027 (nuo 2017 m.)
Type of study program: Undergraduate (college higher education) study programme
Cycle of study program: Professional Bachelor degree programme

Language of study program: Lithuanian
Credits and form of study program: 180 credits, Full- time studies- 3 years.
Full time: price 1680 €

 After successfull completion of the study programme  the degree o Professional Bachelor in Health Science and Professional Qualification of  Physiotherapist is awarded.
The study programme is modular with Problem Based Learning  ( PBL) aprroach.
Professional posibilities for graduates: graduates are able to work in all levels of health care, social rehabilitation and abilitation, education and training institutions, care and nursing institutions, welness and sport centres and clubs and  allowed to have a private business.

In order to achieve study results,  a student- oriented methods (analysis of cases, reflection, interactive lecture, observation, analysis of best practices, making and reasoning assumptions, role-play games, etc.), independent work and related methods are used.


The aim of study programe  is to prepare highly qualified specialists - physiotherapists who are able independently or in  with a team of rehabilitation specialists to  provide diseases and injuries prevention, health promotion, rehabilitation, abilitation and education services, promote social inclusion and improve the quality of life.

LO 1. Carry out the empirical researches oriented into practical activities; apply qualitative and quantitative methods; take the research ethical principles into account when collects, compiles and analyses research data; apply research finding into the decisions of particular problems, developing professional activities, implementing health care and rehabilitation innovations.

LO 2. Effectively communicate and cooperate founding full-rate communication relation with the client/ patient, the group, the community, colleagues and responsible work into the team; generate new ideas in the practical activities; adapt to the changing environment.

LO3. Critically evaluate own professional practice, knowledge and values; Independently take decisions and evaluate their impact (affect) in the particular situation. Reflect own professional growth, lifelong learning.

LO4. Collect and systemize information, use contemporary technologies and information systems, behave with confidential information.

LO5. Develop own professional self-awareness, development of   adequate characteristics required for the profession.

LO 6. Recognise and evaluate the needs and strengths of patient/ client (group/ community), plan, implement and assess work process and methods creating mutual confidential relations, representing their rights and interests, invoking internal and environment recourses, motivating and enabling for self-assistance.

LO 7. Select and apply suitable techniques, tools and methods for the person’s functional and physical examination.

LO8. Assess and analyse professional activities cooperating with clients/ patients, family’s members, fill, collect and analyse professional documentation.

LO9. Follow the principles of equal possibilities assurance, diversity acknowledgement, values of the health care and rehabilitation, ethics and professional responsibility principles; analyze problems related with person’s psychosocial, cognitive, emotional, psychical conditions and dysfunction.

LO10. Integrate scientifically proved researches and practice into areas of prevention, health promotion, treatment and abilitation and rehabilitation.

LO11. Demonstrate skills of questions formulating, designing of research instrument, selection of suitable research methods, analyse and communication in applied researches. Independently plan and carry out applied researches properly formulating the research problem, evaluate availability of theories and methods of executable research and apply reasoned research methods. Discuss about relevant professional issues aiming for development and strengthening of rehabilitation profession; demonstrate principles of professional ethics and behaviour.

 

1st year
1st  semester 2nd semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

I MODULE

PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT

18

 III MODULE

BASICS OF PRECLINICAL STUDIES

30
Communication Psychology and Pedagogy 3 Anatomy, Physiology 6
Professional Language 6 General physiotherapy and Functional Diagnostics 6
Human Safety and Ergonomics 3 Massage 3
Professional Ethics 3 Science of Movements 6
Philosophy 3 Pathology 3

Professional Practice

General Physiotherapy

6

II MODULE

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

12
Anatomy and Physiology 3
Environmental Health 3
Genetics 3

Alternatively chosen subject

(Family Health/ Public Health)

3
2nd year 3rd semester 4th semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

 IV MODULE

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CASES OF INTERNAL DISEASES AND GERIATRICS

15

VI MODULE

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CASES OF NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES

12
Active and Passive Physiotherapy 3 Nervous Disease and Physiotherapy 6
Pharmacology and Phytotherapy 3

Alternatively chosen subjects

Aesthetic Phyto and Aromatherapy/ Acupressure

3
Fundamentals of Nursing and First Aid 3

Alternatively  chosen subject

Sleep Therapy/ Music and Dance Therapy

3
Therapeutic and Geriatric Physiotherapy 6

 V MODULE

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CASES OF DISEASES OF LOCOMOTOR APPARATUS

15

VII MODULE

PHYSIOTHERAPY OF MOTHER AND CHILD

18
Surgical, Orthopaedic, Traumatological Physiotherapy 6 Obstetrical and Gynaecological Physiotherapy 3
Basic of Rehabiliatation
3 Physiotherapy Methodologies 3

Professional practice

Therapeutic and Geriatric Physiotherapy

3 Paediatric Physiotherapy 3

Professional practice

Surgical, Orthopaedic, Traumatological Physiotherapy

3

Professional practice

Neurological Physiotherapy

6

Professional Practice

Paediatric Physiotherapy

3
3rd year
5 semester 6 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

VIII MODULE

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER DESIGNING

30

IX MODULE

FINAL MODULE

30
Special and Gerontological Physiotherapy 6

Professional practice

Special and Gerontological Physiotherapy

6
Health Law, Business and Career Designing 3 Supervision and  Final Professional Practice 15
Applied Research, Communication Information and Statistics 6  Final Thesis 9

Alternatively  chosen subject

Basics of Sport Medicine / Basics of SPA Industry

6
Optional subject 3
Optional subject 3
Optional subject 3

Freely Chosen subjects are selected from the List of Freely Chosen Subjects and Their Descriptions.