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Top Bachelor Degrees in Health Sciences in Locarno in Switzerland 2017
Physiotherapy is an autonomous profession whose practitioners should work in an open and equal professional relationship with other health professionals. Physiotherapists assess patients and then plan and implement treatment using various forms of physical resources (movement, electricity, water, heat, minerals, mud, climatic conditions, ultrasound, laser) in cooperation with the patients or users and their families, under the supervision and under the direction of medical doctors-specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The curriculum is adapted to the modern needs of the profession, is appropriate for the student's abilities and current needs of modern health care and health tourism. Duration of study: The course lasts for six (6) semesters. Three (3) academic years Credits: 180 ECTS [+]
Course objectives: - Graduates in Nutrition are qualified operators for all activities aimed at correct food consumption and nutrition, including the educational aspects of collaboration and implementation of food policies in accordance with local regulations. - Graduates in Nutrition organize and coordinate specific activities related to food consumption in general and, in particular, diets; - To work with the entities responsible for the maintenance of hygiene in the food service industry; - To develop, formulate and implement medically prescribed diets and oversee patient compliance; - To work with other professionals in the multidisciplinary treatments for eating disorders; - To research and develop food portions designed to satisfy the nutritional requirements of population groups, and organize food services for healthy and sick communities. - To provide educational and informative initiatives geared at informing people about correct dietary principles, so as to foster the recovery and maintenance of the individual, community and population groups’ optimum good health. [+]