Course name Respiratory and cardiovascular rehabilitation
Course date 09.01.2024 - 28.08.2024
Institution XAMK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Health and Wellbeing HUB
Teacher Xamk lehtori
Available for open UAS For Free
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 06.11.2023 - 26.05.2024
Implementation plan
OPEN UAS Enrolment

Respiratory and cardiovascular rehabilitation

09.01.2024 - 28.08.2024

Course description

  • You can apply your knowhow in respiratory and cardiovascular physiotherapy at advanced level in demanding situations.
  • You can take into consideration specific features of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases and benefit from multidisciplinary knowledge when implementing therapy and guidance.
  • You can apply evidence-based methods in assessment of load level and applying respiratory and cardiovascular physiotherapy utilizing differential diagnosis and clinical reasoning.
  • You are able to demonstrate your expertise of physiotherapy in multi-professional teams.
  • You can utilize the knowhow of multi-professional teams in supporting a client’s functional ability and health-promoting life style.
  • How do you choose, justify, and use assessment methods for performance and load levels to support the customer’s targets?
  • How do you support the client’s ability to assess her/his own progress at various stages of rehabilitation?
  • How do you develop and implement the progressive and right-tier training program for respiratory and cardiovascular clients at various stages of rehabilitation by aligning it with the client’s psychosocial resources?
  • How do you guide and support your customers and their close ones to make use of the potential of the living environment and social participation?
  • How do you co-operate multi-professionally in specific issues related to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases?


Basic studies of respiratory and cardiovascular physical therapy should be completed

Assessment criteria

Assessment: Accepted/Failed

Course way of working and time table

The course is completed in Learn as independent online studies and some peer online discussions.

Course info

First nonstop start is 9th January 2024 and after that date students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course. The estimated time for completing this course is three (3) months. The last day to register is May 26, 2024.

Course additional info

The course is suitable for physiotherapists and physiotherapy students (basic studies of respiratory and cardiovascular physical therapy should be completed). The course is also suitable for professionals with skills in working life with respiratory and cardiac patients.