Syllabus for Clinical Education in Physiotherapy in an Elective Area

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A revised version of the syllabus is available.


  • 7.5 credits
  • Course code: 3SG029
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Physiotherapy G2F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2007-03-15
  • Established by: The Board of the Physiotherapy Programme
  • Revised: 2013-02-28
  • Revised by: The Board of the Physiotherapy Programme
  • Applies from: week 30, 2013
  • Entry requirements: For admission to the course, 135 passed credits are required. All oral, written and practical examinations in physiotherapy from earlier semesters must be passed.
  • Responsible department: Department of Neuroscience

Learning outcomes

Aim of the course is to give the student possibility to deepen and develop his/her clinical skills within an optional area of activity.

On completion of the course, the student should, within chosen area of activity, be able to:

1. Acquire and apply knowledge and skills in examination, treatment and evaluation methods
2. Work ergonomically and with good safety for the patient
3. Document in medical record

4. Interact with relatives and staff
5. Analyse and evaluate clinical conduct in relation to evidence and best practice i.e. clinical reasoning


The course comprises 7.5 HE credits clinical placement and contains:
Methods for examination, preventive and treatment measures and evaluation clinically applied for individual patients and groups.


Individual supervision when planning, implementing, following-up and assessing tasks during the clinical placement

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 30, 2013

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.