Netherlands, Utrecht

From Wheelchairs to Robotics: Assistive Technology in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

when 7 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 890

This course it intended for students and recent graduates in physiotherapy and related fields interested in technology. Students get an introduction in the world of assistive technology (AT) and its potential to support patients as well as therapists. The focus in this summer course will be on AT to support mobility and ambulation, motor learning in rehabilitation, activity monitoring and e-rehabilitation, home adaptations and sports.

Course leader

Martijn de Groot

Target group

Students (2nd year and higher) and recent graduates in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, cesar kinetics therapy and nursing.

Course aim

- To communicate in English within a professional context.
- To get introduced to the possibilities of Assistive Technology
- To be aware of ethical, financial and legal aspects related to AT
- To experience the use of AT

Fee info

EUR 890:
• € 890 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 555 - Course + course materials
• € 790 - Course + course materials + housing (for students from partner universities)



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