Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1 aims to improve your knowledge and skills relevant to the physiotherapy assessment and treatment of common conditions of older people. It takes an in-depth look at the ageing process, chronic disease management, pharmacology and pain management, delirium, dementia and depression, falls and balance, strategies to optimise physical function and use of outcome measures.
Part A is the first component of the Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1 course. Part A consists of eight self-paced modules. Each module contains an introduction to each topic, a list of recommended reading and an assessment. You must complete all 8 modules in order to progress to Part B.
Learners have two ways of undertaking Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1:
Important note: if you have completed or wish to undertake the face-to-face classroom course, you are not required to complete Part B or Part C virtual.
Wholly virtual pre-requisites and progress: Part A must be successfully completed before you progress to Part B. Part B must be successfully completed before you progress to Part C
At the end of Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1 you will be able to:
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