About

We train professionals who, through the application of Physiotherapy techniques, can cure, recover and adapt to people affected by impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status suffered as a result of an injury, illness or other cause.

If you are interested in learning to

  • Execute, direct and coordinate physiotherapy intervention plans, using their own therapeutic tools and attending to the user's individuality.
  • Provide effective physiotherapy care, providing comprehensive assistance to patients.
  • Intervene in the areas of health promotion, prevention, protection and recovery.
  • Design physiotherapy intervention plans according to criteria of adequacy, validity and efficiency.
  • Diagnostic assessment of physiotherapy care according to the standards and with internationally recognized validation instruments.

What we offer you

  • Experience and tradition in the training of physiotherapists.
  • Facilities with laboratories equipped with a wide variety of professional equipment.
  • Internships in numerous public and private health centers.
  • Teaching staff with extensive experience in professional practice.
  • National and international mobility programs (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, United States, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Taiwan and Vietnam).

Professional outings

High degree of labor insertion • Exercise of physiotherapy in health: primary care centers, rehabilitation units, specialized care in hospital centers, mutual accidents, physiotherapy centers or cabinets, autonomous professionals ... • Exercise of physiotherapy in sports centers, gyms, sports clubs, federations ... • Exercise of physiotherapy in treatment centers, spas, spas ... • Care for elderly people in residences or day centers ... • Teaching and research.

Competencies

  1. Know and understand the morphology, physiology, pathology and behavior of people, both healthy and sick, in the natural and social environment.
  2. Know and understand the sciences, models, techniques and instruments on which physiotherapy is based, articulated and developed.
  3. Know and understand the methods, procedures and physiotherapeutic actions, aimed both at the therapeutic itself to be applied in the clinic for reeducation or functional recovery, as well as the performance of activities aimed at the promotion and maintenance of health.
  4. Acquire the appropriate clinical experience that provides intellectual skills and technical and manual skills; that facilitates the incorporation of ethical and professional values; and that it develops the capacity of integration of the acquired knowledge; so that, at the end of the studies, students know how to apply them both to specific clinical cases in the hospital and outpatient settings, as well as to actions in primary and community care.
  5. Assess the functional status of the patient, considering the physical, psychological and social aspects.
  6. Diagnostic assessment of physiotherapy care according to standards and with internationally recognized validation instruments.
  7. Design the physiotherapy intervention plan according to criteria of adequacy, validity and efficiency.
  8. Execute, direct and coordinate the physiotherapy intervention plan, using the own therapeutic tools and attending to the user's individuality.
  9. Evaluate the evolution of the results obtained with the treatment in relation to the objectives set.
  10. Prepare the discharge report for physiotherapy care once the proposed objectives have been covered.
  11. Provide effective physiotherapy care, providing comprehensive assistance to patients.
  12. Intervene in the areas of health promotion, prevention, protection and recovery.
  13. Know how to work in professional teams as a basic unit in which the professionals and other personnel of the care organizations are structured in a uni / multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary way.
  14. Incorporate the ethical and legal principles of the profession into professional practice as well as integrate social and community aspects in decision making.
  15. Participate in the development of physiotherapy assistance protocols based on scientific evidence, promoting professional activities that stimulate physiotherapy research.
  16. Carry out physiotherapeutic interventions based on comprehensive health care that involves multi-professional cooperation, process integration and continuity of care.
  17. Understand the importance of updating the knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes that integrate the professional competences of the physiotherapist.
  18. Acquire clinical management skills that include the efficient use of health resources and develop planning, management and control activities in health care units where attention is paid to physiotherapy and its relationship with other health services.
  19. Communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing, with users of the health system as well as with other professionals.

Access and admission of students

The access to the Official University Teaching of the University of León as well as its admission procedures, are regulated by Royal Decree 1892/2008, in its modifications and by the agreements reached by the Interuniversity Commission of Castilla y León

Program taught in:
  • Spanish

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Last updated August 14, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Duration
4 years
Full-time
Price
1,840 EUR
1st year
Deadline
Sep 25, 2019
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