Universidad de Jaén

Menú local

Syllabus 2019-20 - 10112004 - General Procedures in Physiotherapy 2 (Procedimientos generales en fisioterapia II)

Caption
  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Fisioterapia (10112004)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

DEGREE: Doble Grado en Enfermería y Fisioterapia (10512018)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: General Procedures in Physiotherapy 2
CODE: 10112004 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: DÍAZ FERNÁNDEZ, ANGELES
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 413 - FISIOTERAPIA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 204 E-MAIL: andiaz@ujaen.es P: 953 212919
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

THEORETICAL CLASSES

UNIT I (ELECTROTHERAPY)

Chapter 1: Key concepts in Electrotherapy.

Chapter 2: Direct current (Galvanism, Iontophoresis and other monophasic pulsed currents -Dyadinamics and Träebert therapy).

Chapter 3: Electroanalgesia (Pathophysiology of pain; types of TENS).

Chapter  4: Electrical muscle stimulation (NMES, Russian Stimulation).

Chapter 5: Electrodiagnosis (Strenght/Duration curves; Treatment of peripheral paralysis).

Chapter 6: High frequency (Short Pulsed Therapy, Microwaves and Diathermy).

UNIT II (LASER THERAPY)

Chapter 7: Laser Therapy.

UNIT III (ULTRASOUND THERAPY)

Chapter 8: Ultrasound Therapy

Chapter 9: Combination therapy.

UNIT IV (MAGNETIC FIELDS)

Chapter 10: Magnetic Therapy.

UNIT V (OTHER ELECTROTHERAPY MODALITIES)

Chapter 11: Microcurrent Therapy, High voltage pulsed, Biofeedback and Shockwave therapies. 

 

PRACTICAL LESSONS:

UNIT I (ELECTROTHERAPY)

1.- Direct current (Galvanism and Iontophoresis).

2.- Other monophasic pulsed currents: Dyadinamics and Träebert therapy.

3.- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS types).

4.- Interferential Therapy.

5.- Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES).

6.- Electrodiagnosis (Strength-Duration Curves).

7.- High frequency (Pulsed short waves and Microwave therapy).

UNIT II (ULTRASOUND THERAPY)

8- Ultrasound and Combination Therapy practical lesson.

UNIT III (LASER THERAPY)

9.- Laser Therapy practical lesson.

UNIT IV (MAGNETIC FIELDS)

10.- Magnetic Therapy practical lesson.

 

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lecture (Theory): 2 hours per week.

Lecture (Practice): 3 hours per week.

Possibility of having a supplementary seminar.

Homework: 4 hours per week.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

a) Written examination (40%, maximum 50%)

b) Practical examination (40%, maximum 50%)

c) Class attendance, participation and correct behaviour / Possibility of written work about some topic related to the subject (10%+10%)

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Electrotherapy explained: principles and practice. Edition: 4th ed.. Author: -. Publisher: Edonburgh [etc.] : Elsevier, 2006  (Library)
  • Pain. A textbook for therapists.. Edition: -. Author: Strong J, Unruh AM, Wright A and Baxter. GD. Publisher: Churchill. Livingstone
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Practical Electrotherapy: A Guide to Safe Application. Edition: 1. Author: Fox, J., Sharp, T.. Publisher: Churchill-Livingstone
  • Electrotherapy explained : principles and practice. Edition: 3rd ed., reprint. Author: Low, John. Publisher: Oxford [etc.]: Butterworth Heinemann, 2004  (Library)
  • Electrotherapy : clinical procedures manual. Edition: -. Author: Nalty, Theresa. Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001  (Library)