Physiotherapy in Palliative Care (ILV)Back
|Course code||PT PalCa|
|Semester of degree program||Semester 5|
|Mode of delivery||Presencecourse|
|Language of instruction||German|
Students know the physical changes oncologic which progresses until disease and the signs of approaching death. They know the possibilities of physical therapy in the context of palliative care to improve functional abilities, promote mobility and independence, to increase well-being and quality of life. You know the common symptoms and their effects in chronically ill and terminally ill patients and to select appropriate treatment measures and apply.
PT 1 to PT 17
Diagnosis, treatment planning and documentation realistic therapeutic objective with reference to the three levels of the ICF - participation, activity, structure / function selection of appropriate and adequate measures taking into account the needs of patients with frequent symptoms of chronic / terminally ill PatientInnenSchmerzÖdemAtemnotObstipationStörung of body awareness General weakness and loss of strength Reduced resilience, lower performance fatigue, Fatigue syndrome Increasing immobility, loss of function selection of appropriate communication techniques in the palliative setting
Napiwotzky, A. & Student, J.-C. (2011). Palliative Care, wahrnehmen, verstehen, schützen, 2. Auflage. Stuttgart: Thieme Verlag.