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Physiotherapy for Children and Adolescent (5 cr)

Code: AH00CA39-3005

General information


21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023


27.02.2023 - 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

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physiotherapy


  • Sirpa Silaste
  • Annakaisa Loiri

Scheduling groups

  • Ryhmä 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Ryhmä 2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Verkkoluento (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Opintokäynti/ekskursio (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Tentti (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)



Small groups

  • Harjoitukset 1
  • Harjoitukset 2
  • Verkkoluento
  • Opintokäynti/ekskursio
  • Tentti

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- describe and assess a child's sensorimotor development and recognize the deviance and delay in sensorimotor development
- describe the characteristics of a child as a rehabilitant and the importance of the inner circle and the multi-professional cooperation in the child's rehabilitation
- assess, plan and implement individual and goal-oriented physiotherapy for a child and an adolescent
- describe the physiotherapy path of a child or an adolescent and the aid services, and select aids that support the child's physical ability

Assessment scale