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Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physiotherapy
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The degree course in Physiotherapy aims to train health workers in the rehabilitation area who carry out activities aimed at prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and functional assessment of the patient. Physiotherapy graduates deal with prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in areas of human movement, of superior cortical functions resulting from pathological events of various etiology, congenital or acquired. Physiotherapy graduates, within the scope of their skills and in reference to the diagnosis and prescriptions of the doctor, develop a rehabilitation program in the team aimed at identifying the need for health of the disabled person. The graduate in physiotherapy deals with the rehabilitation of motor, psychomotor and cognitive disabilities, using manual therapies, massages and electromedical equipment. At the end of the course, the graduates will have adequate preparation in the medical-scientific disciplines in order to allow them to better understand the most relevant elements that are at the base of the pathological processes on which the rehabilitative and therapeutic intervention is concentrated, as well as the collaboration with the reference medical team. 

Graduates in physiotherapy, thanks to the acquisition of complex concepts of pathophysiology, will be able to intervene in a global way in the area of neuro-motor rehabilitation and prevention, both independently and as a team. 

The skills acquired will enable trained professionals to carry out study, teaching and research. The graduated physiotherapist at the FA International H.E.I. will be able to work as a freelancer in private practice, in professional and amateur sport clubs, in health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation and socio-psychiatric facilities as well as in all areas of intervention where collaboration is needed with specialists in medicine such as surgery, intensive medicine, gynecology, internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, traumatology, pediatrics, physical and rehabilitative medicine, psychiatry, sports medicine; other areas of interest may be those of education and prevention

TARGET GROUP

The course is aimed at students coming from any educational field, in particular from the scientific one. Students enrolling in the Physiotherapy degree program become part of a healthcare area that, in addition to being characterized by the use of rehabilitation techniques, implies the ability to communicate with patients, understand and manage suffering.

OVERALL COURSE OBJECTIVES

Physiotherapists act in collaboration with other health professionals, higher cortical functions, or conditions arising from visceral pathologies linked to various congenital or acquired causes. In-between and in-patient physician's diagnosis and prescriptions, graduates work out rehabilitation programs in some cases as members of multidisciplinary teams in physiotherapy, designed to identify and respond to the health needs of the disabled; they autonomously practice therapeutic activities for the functional rehabilitation of cognitive psychomotor and physical disabilities; they suggest the prosthetics and the rehabilitative methods implemented in terms of functional recovery; they take part in studies and teaching and provide professional advice in health services which require their professional skills. 

Graduates acquire skills in Physiotherapy with non-medical health care profession. They can be used immediately in public and private health facilities. Physiotherapists can be included in the field of rehabilitation and functional activity.

The course, which is made of "Bachelor Degree of Medical Sciences for specialization in the health field", in which the student has acquired the basic theoretical / scientific basis for an optimal learning of the subjects characterizing physiotherapy, develops with the study of specific modules of physiotherapy.In addition to lessons of a theoretical and scientific nature important for the professional future, the course will deal with frontal and practical lessons on the topics of the profession that the student will know in the field thanks to the supervised clinical practices, which will be specific in relation to the program.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The requirements are: 

  • Completion of Higher Secondary level of education or equivalent, represented by awards in the relevant EQF Level 5
  • For courses undertaken in the English Language: English minimum CEFR B2 level or equivalent.
  • For courses undertaken in the Italian Language: Italian minimum CEFR B2 level or equivalent. 
  • Digital competences: Basic use of a computer with internet access. 
  • Admission to the course will take place only after passing the test admission of “Bachelor Degree of Medical Sciences for specialization in the health field”

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The student will be able to: 

  • Communicate in an appropriate manner with the subjects on whom to operate, establishing a relationship of communication that will contribute to achieve maximum therapeutic effect and / or rehabilitation.
  • Use the most proper linguistic register and codes to discuss and interact with specialists in same or similar fields, as well as with non-specialists.
  • Deal successfully with texts and scientific discussions useful to the profession.
  • Know how to expertly manage problematic issues, identifying the most appropriate strategies for communicating solutions and discussing possible interpretations.
  • Possess the communication skills to convey and explains notions and situations in the subject areas.

RELATIONSHIP TO OCCUPATIONS

Physiotherapist provide hands-on treatment and design exercise and other treatment plans to help patients with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing. 

Physiotherapist practice in a range of public and private settings, including hospitals, private clinics, home care, child-development centres, extended care facilities, and health-planning agencies. 

The skills you have acquired as a physiotherapist (understanding of anatomy and pathology, communication, interpersonal and analytical skills, compassion and understanding) can be used in these alternative careers: 

  • Rehabilitation therapist
  • Physiotherapy technician 
  • Athletic therapist
  • Residential care worker / health care aide 
  • Other in this area 

PLAN OF STUDY

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COURSE DETAILS

ECTS: 240

DURATION: 4 Years

PROVISIONING: DIGITAL + FRONTAL/PRATICAL LESSON + INTERNSHIP IN MALTA/ABROAD

PRICE: 10.000€ per Year

DEGREE + FINAL EXAM: 3500€

EVALUATION CAREER: 350€

RESERVATION FEE: 500€ 

The reservation fee must be paid together with the online reservations form. The fee must be paid instead within the deadlines indicated below upon confirmation of matriculation. It is possible to pay in maximum 2 installments (late October and late March) and in case of delay with payments, a 10% surcharge will be applied on the annual fee

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