Specialization – Physical and rehabilitative medicine

Knowledge, experience and skills in:

  • the general content of training for Sections B and C
  • rehabilitation assessment and rehabilitation management
  • the classification of health problems after the current definition of WHO
  • the implementation of rehabilitation measures, including early rehabilitation with the aim of the elimination or reduction of disease outcomes, and improving compensation
  • impaired functions and integration in areas of professional/educational, social and
  • personal participation
  • the fundamentals of diagnostics of diseases requiring rehabilitation, injury and disturbances and their follow-up
  • the indication, regulation, control, monitoring and documentation of policies and concepts of physical medicine, including medicines and medical aids with curative and rehabilitative goals
  • the physical principles, physiological and pathophysiological response mechanisms including the kinesiology and control of joint, muscle, nerve and organ functions
  • the special feature of congenital diseases and diseases of old age
  • physical therapy such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, medical training therapy, manual therapy, massage therapy, electrotherapy, ultrasound therapy, hydrotherapy, inhalation therapy, heat and cold therapy, support, balneotherapy, phototherapy
  • treatment in the multi-professional team including coordination of the interdisciplinary cooperation
  • tasks, structures, and services in the social
  • the principles and application of methods for assessing disturbance activity/participation disturbance including contextual factors (assessments)
  • the creation of treatment and rehabilitation plans, including control, monitoring, and documentation of the rehabilitation process in the secondary, tertiary prevention and aftercare
  • the patient information and conduct training as well as in family care
  • the area-based drug therapy
  • psychogenic symptoms, reactions, and somato-psychosocial contexts

evaluating the performance and resilience, the ability to work, vocational and earning capacity, the degree of disability and the need for care under expert’s issues

Examination and treatment procedures:

  • creation of treatment and rehabilitation plans, including their epicritic assessment
  • special methods of rehabilitative diagnostics, such as rehabilitation assessments, sensorimotor tests, performance, behavior, and functional diagnostics tests, neuropsychological tests
  • rehabilitative interventions, such as rehabilitation care, dysphagia, neuropsychological training, biofeedback, music and art therapy, rehabilitation social work, dietetics, relaxation techniques, including physical therapy, such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, manual therapy, medical training therapy, electrotherapy, thermotherapy, massage, lymphatic therapy, hydrotherapy and balneotherapy, inhalation therapy
  • instrumental function based measurement techniques, such as muscle function analysis, stance and gait analysis, motion analysis, algometry, thermometry

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2 thoughts on “Physical and rehabilitative medicine Specialization

  1. Hi im GP for almost 18 yrs wishes to pursue in physical and rehab medicines..as i had exposure on pain management using ultrasound..i really wish to study again can you help to guide me ..is there a scholarship programme..hw long does this take ?

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