Kursnamn Respiratory and cardiovascular rehabilitation
Kursdatum 10.01.2023 - 30.08.2023
Yrkeshögskolan Kaakkois-Suomen ammattikorkeakoulu
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

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Anmälningstid 21.11.2022 - 28.05.2023
ÖPPNA YH anmälning

Respiratory and cardiovascular rehabilitation

10.01.2023 - 30.08.2023


Objective:  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. Content:  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?


Required previous skills:  Attending the course requires that learning outcomes of the 1st and 2nd year studies have been achieved.


(Approved / rejected, passage at H3 level)

Students can a. use professional vocabulary and concepts in an expert way in different situations. b. evaluate information sources critically. c. work as team members in working life expert duties and identify and describe the problems of the professional field. d. evaluate operations in customer, user and target group situations. e. choose appropriate models, methods, software and techniques according to the purpose and justify these choices. f. promote teams’ goal-oriented operation. g. apply critically the ethical principles of the professional field in different situations.

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The course is completed in Learn as independent online studies.

Target group: 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. Required previous skills: Basic studies of respiratory and cardiovascular physical therapy should be completed


10.1.-30.8.2023. This course will start on 10th January 2023 and after this date students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course. The estimated time for completing this course is three months. The last day of registration is May 28, 2023