ECTS - Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Rehabilitation (PTR303) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Orthopedic Rehabilitation PTR303 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To teach physiotherapy and rehabilitation in orthopedic diseases to student
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learn the properties of orthopedic diseases.
  • Learn to evaluate in orthopedic diseases.
  • Learn physiotherapy rehabilitation in orthopedic diseases.
  • Orthopedic problems know redflags.
  • Orthopedic problems will learn how to program therapy according to tissue healing process
Course Content Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in orthopedic diseases.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to orthopedic rehabilitation. Read related topic
2 Basic principles in orthopedic rehabilitation, symptom research Tissue healing and process Read from Petty NJ. Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Evaluation Handbook for Physiotherapists (2014)
3 Fractures, classification of the fractures, fracture healing and complications Treatment of the fractures and general principles of fracture rehabilitation Rehabilitation of upper and lower extremity fracture Read related topic
4 Joint arthroplasties, endoprostheses and rehabilitation Read related topic from Donatelli RA, Wooden MJ. OrthopaedicPhysicalTherapy (2010), Create visual material
5 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in shoulder-arm complex injuries Read related topic from Donatelli RA, Wooden MJ. OrthopaedicPhysicalTherapy (2010), Create visual material
6 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in neck, shoulder, thoracal region problems Thoracic outlet syndrome Read related topic from Donatelli RA, Wooden MJ. OrthopaedicPhysicalTherapy (2010), Create visual material
7 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in elbow, wrist injuries Read related topic from Donatelli RA, Wooden MJ. OrthopaedicPhysicalTherapy (2010) Create visual material
8 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in hip region injuries Read related topic from Donatelli RA, Wooden MJ. OrthopaedicPhysicalTherapy (2010) Create visual material
9 Semester Midterm Exam Week
10 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in knee area injuries Read the relevant topic from the source
11 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in foot and ankle injury Read the relevant topic from the source
12 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in cervical region injuries Read the relevant topic from the source
13 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in lumbal region injuries Read the relevant topic from the source
14 Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in thoracic region injuries Read the relevant topic from the source
15 Bandage and taping methods in orthopedic problems Read the relevant topic from the source
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. MJ. OrthopaedicPhysicalTherapy (2010)

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having knowledge about biomedical concepts and principles related to physiotherapy and rehabilitation (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, biomechanics, motor control, medical imaging, pharmacokinetics). X
2 Having knowledge about concepts and principles related to personality characteristics, psychosocial and cognitive factors affecting behavior and illness. X
3 Develop research methods including clinical practice, evaluate publications, gain the ability to practice research results in practice. X
4 To be able to use information resources in health services, to collect data, to report, to have knowledge and competence level of clinical organization. X
5 Having knowledge about the fields of physiotherapy and rehabilitation (Neurological rehabilitation, musculoskeletal system diseases and rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, orthopedic rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, orthosis rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, hand rehabilitation, urogynecologic and obstetric rehabilitation, physiotherapy in rheumatologic diseases) and their evaluation and treatment theories. X
6 To have access to scientific knowledge in the fields of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, to have the knowledge of monitoring, evaluating and applying current literature. X
7 Having knowledge about movement sciences (biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise principles) and neurophysiology, sense-perception-motor integration, motor learning, biopsychosocial, body mechanics, ergonomics and treatment theories. X
8 To have knowledge of evidence-based physiotherapy and rehabilitation practices to protect and improve the health of patients and healthy people in different environmental areas (hospital, rehabilitation center, nursing home, industry, home, school, work, sports, recreation area) X
9 To acquire the ability to analyze, synthesize and interpret accumulated information that leads to one or more useful hypotheses, to develop recommendations for solving clinical problems based on research and evidence, and to be able to make a diagnosis of physiotherapy. X
10 Respect for deontological characteristics in the gathering of knowledge and having a critical scientific hold in interpreting knowledge. X
11 To be able to apply physiotherapy techniques, methods and ability to determine intervention strategies. X
12 Be able to develop the attitude of being creative, determined, patient-oriented, having teamwork understanding. X
13 To be able to acquire inter-agency relations, communication and common service development skills. X
14 Considering the indications, contraindications, risks and precautions to be taken in relation to physiotherapy interventions, gain the ability to independently plan and apply therapy in the direction of cooperation with physicians. X
15 Taking responsibility as an individual and team member to solve complex and unforeseen problems encountered in the fields of physiotherapy and rehabilitation. X
16 To be able to produce knowledge and compatible for development in direction of lifelong learning and effective interdisciplinary working principle. X
17 Developing research methods involving clinical practice, evaluating publications, gaining the ability to practice research results in practice. X
18 Having the ability to learn basic principles of evidence-based practices, to identify learning objectives and resources, to access resources efficiently /quickly. X
19 Having the ability to communicate with patients or healthy individuals, their families, different social groups and other health professionals. X
20 Using information resources in health services, collecting data, reporting, managing the clinical organization. X
21 To be able to use information and communication technologies, to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. X
22 To be able to be role model for colleagues and society with knowledge,skills,values and attitudes. X
23 To be able to determine the tasks, rights and responsibilities related to the physiotherapy profession, to be able to behave in accordance with professional ethics, principles and standards. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 4 56
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 11 11
Total Workload 125