COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PHYSIOTHERAPY IN WOMEN HEALTH

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
FTR 5067 PHYSIOTHERAPY IN WOMEN HEALTH ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7

Offered By

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

Offered to

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Course Objective

To be learned the new assessment and treatment methods after examining the important
women health problems

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   knows the physiological and anatomical differences related to all ages in women
2   examines the differences in adolescence, pregnancy and menopausal periods of women and performs appropriate physiotherapy program.
3   examines the urogynecological, cardiovascular and systemic problems related to physiotherapy and performs appropriate physiotherapy program.
4   examines the osteoporosis and lymphedema in women and performs appropriate physiotherapy program.
5   summarizes the oncological problems and their physiotherapeutical methods.
6   knows the preventive physiotherapy methods of women health.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Introduction to the lesson
2 Clinical anatomy and physiology of pelvis and perineum The physiological, anatomical and musculoskeletal changes during pregnancy Physiotherapy of musculoskeletal dysfunctions during pregnancy
3 Symptoms, prognosis and assessment of breast cancer
4 Physiotherapy of breast cancer
5 Urogynecological problems and their physiotherapy Physiotherapy of pelvic region dysfunction
6 Lymphedema, assessment and physiotherapy
7 Assessment and physiotherapy of postural dysfunctions Physiotherapy before and after gynaecological surgery
8 Physical activity and exercise in pregnancy Pre and postnatal problems and physiotherapy
9 Women in adolescence period, working women Musculoskeletal problems of middle aged and older women
10 Physiotherapy in cardiac wellness and women Osteoporosis: assessment, prevention and physiotherapy
11 Lung cancer and physiotherapy
12 Assessment in menopausal period and physiotherapy Ageing and exercise
13 Aquatic therapy in women health
14 Physiotherapy of diabetes mellitus in women

Recomended or Required Reading

Mosby's Guide to Women's Health: A Handbook for Health Professionals, 2007
Tolu DC Oyelowo DC , Mosby
Women's Health in Physical Therapy (Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)) by Jean M.
Irion and Glenn L. Irion (May 27, 2009)
Exercises for Osteoporosis: A Safe and Effective Way to Build Bone Density and Muscle
Strength, Revised Edition by Dianne Daniels MA and Peter Field Peck (Oct 19, 2004)
Physiotherapy Care for Women's Health by Baranitharan (May 31, 2010)

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

conference

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 PRF PERFORMANCE
2 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE PRF


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

PROF.DR.SEMA SAVCI, DEU SPTR

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Student Presentations 14 2 28
Practice (Reflection) 5 2 10
Lectures 14 2 28
Preparing presentations 14 4 56
Preparation for final exam 1 1 1
Preparation for midterm exam 1 1 1
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 4 56
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 180

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9
LO.111
LO.211
LO.3111
LO.41
LO.51
LO.61