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Physiotherapy Supporting the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems (5 cr)

Code: AH00CA37-3003

General information


21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023


27.03.2023 - 26.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Faculty of Health Care and Social Services (LAB)


  • Lappeenranta Campus
  • E-campus
  • Lahti Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


10 - 80

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physiotherapy


  • Outi Pöyhönen
  • Minna Mukka

Scheduling groups

  • Harjoitukset (Size: 1. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Simulaatio (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Harjoitus Ryhmä 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Harjoitus Ryhmä 2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Verkkoluento (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Harjoitukset
  • Simulaatio
  • Harjoitus Ryhmä 1
  • Harjoitus Ryhmä 2
  • Verkkoluento

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- identify the risk factors and treatment of the most common cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among the adult population as well as explain their impact on the client's physical ability
- describe the cumulative effect that different lifestyle and chronic diseases have on the physical ability and take into account its meaning for the client's physiotherapy
- apply typical physiotherapeutic research methods used in cardiovascular diseases and reliably analyze the measurement results in implementing safe physiotherapy
- plan individual and safe exercises and exercise guidance for the client basing on evidence-based data while taking into account the underlying diseases

Assessment scale