Physiotherapy Geriatrics (VO)

Course numberB3.06670.20.280
Course codePT Geri
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits1,0
Language of instruction German

Students know different examination methods in geriatrics and can independently perform on patients, document and interpret. You can independently adjust the physiotherapy process in geriatrics to patients individually, document and interpret.

Nature of the musculoskeletal system in the elderly, transition of the old man multimorbidity gerontopsychiatric medical conditions (eg, age depression, dementia ...), Crohn's AlzheimerBefundung, documentation, special test procedures: eg geriatric assessment base, Barthel index, MMSE, Tinetti-test ... Fall Prevention: Types of falls, test procedures (eg Tinetti-test, Timed Up and Go ...) specific aspects of group therapy in geriatrics

Bach, M., Hoffmann, W. & Nikolaus, T. (Hrsg.) (1997). Geriatrisches Basisassessment, Handlungsanleitungen für die Praxis, 2. Auflage. München: MMV Medizin Verlag.Schuler, M. & Oster, P. (2008). Geriatrie von A-Z: Der Praxisleitfaden, 1. Auflage. Stuttgart: Schattauer Verlag.