Clinical trainig 2
Module: Physiotherapy
ECTS: 10
Contact hours – lectures:  
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 300
Holder of subject:  
Year of study: First
Clinical trainig 2              

Contact hours – lectures:  
Contact hours – seminar:  
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice: 300
Holder of subject:  
Education providers:  
Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
Subject-specific competences:
Implementation of physiotherapy methods and techniques, proposed after the evaluation of patient's condition or after setting of physiotherapeutic diagnosis.
Practical aspect of influence of different methods and techniques at the quality of proposed physiotherapy and critical assessment of its results. 
Practical aspects of Safety at work at physiotherapy and physiotherapy devices.
Students will perform 80 hours of practical training at physiotherapy in rehabilitation and in primary health care system.
The aim of the course is the integration of gained theoretical and practical knowledge and clinical practise at different levels of health care. 
Specific competences of the course
Student is able to assess the patient’s condition, to highlight difficulties, to set goals of physiotherapy and implement physiotherapy practise. 
Student is able to consider the patient and communicate with the patient in accordance to ethical principles.
Student can conduct all physiotherapeutic methods and techniques, in accordance to the problems of patient.
Student has an ability of critical assessment of results of work with patient.
Student is familiar with the role of teamwork in health care and the role of physiotherapist in it. 
Knowledge and understanding:
Student can explain the process of methods and techniques of physiotherapy and factors that influence to the quality of performance. 
Student is able to perform physiotherapeutic methods and techniques with patients with different problems. Student is able to consider patient holistically. 
Student is able to choose and implement suitable  physiotherapeutic exercises and devices (electrotherapy, thermotherapy, mechanotherapy).
Mandatory references:
  • Trček, J., 1998. Medosebno komuniciranje - kontaktna kultura. 2. izd. Ljubljana: Krona plus.
  • Kisner, C. & Colby, L.A., 2003. Therapeutic exercise. 4. izd. Philadelphia: Davis.
  • Štefančič, M. ed., 2003. Osnove fizikalne medicine in rehabilitacije gibalnega sistema. Ljubljana: DZS.
Recommended references:  
Study obligations: 50% obligatory attendance at lectures
100% obligatory attendance at seminars
submitted and presented seminar work
Assessment methods:
Self-evaluation: assessment of student's knowledge, the performance of students at clinical exercises, clinical practice in third study year and at diploma thesis. 
Course ends with the reporting on performed clinical training. 
Grading scale: positive 6-10, negative 1-5.