Clinical Education III2

Educação Clínica III

Curse code:9504306

Ângela Maria Correia de Figueiredo Abreu Pereira

Learning outcomes of the curricular unit:

The CU aims to Promote contact with the practice of physical therapy in the clinical context, focusing on learning the clinical records, based on the model of clinical reasoning in physiotherapy. Critical analysis of literature related to the effectiveness of intervention.

Assessing clients with musculoskeletal and cardio disorders. Analyze the information to plan and develop strategies. Select, implement and assess, safely and efficiently. Correctly record the assessment and intervention.

Show knowledge of procedures for individual work and /or team. Understanding the dimensional relationships and spatial-temporal reasoning and developing decision-making. Knowing how to communicate clinical information accurately.

Reflected in the selection of evaluation systems. Apply the knowledge gained by using effectively and efficiently resources. Develop skills, competencies, behaviors and attitudes appropriate to the physiotherapist in the clinical setting.


All content curricular units taught in theoretical, theoretical-practical and practical precedent, with great emphasis at every level: the verbal and nonverbal communication in Physiotherapy; assessment and medical record-centered model of clinical reasoning in physical therapy, group work, interaction with other health team members and their functions they performed, the relationship with clients with varying conditions, particularly musculoskeletal disorders and cardio-respiratory, in a clinical setting, the practice of taking subjective, objective and intervention model in Physiotherapy that culminates in an intervention plan. Definition of problems, objectives in the short and long term, and corresponding action plan, specifying when necessary, analysis of relevant records and data evaluation, intervention and revaluation; and analysis and reflection of the choices of the practice based on the evidence that supported the decision making.

Suggested Bibliography:
  • Kisner C, Colby LA (2005). Exercícios terapêuticos: Fundamentos e Técnicas. 4ª ed. São Paulo: Manole.
  • Magge D (2010) Avaliação Músculo-esquelética. 5ª ed., São Paulo: Manole.
  • Petersen CM (2003). Testes de Movimento Ativos e Passivos. São Paulo: Manole.
  • Petty NJ (2006) Avaliação Neuro-músculo-esquelética: Um manual para terapeutas. 3ª ed., Loures: Lusodidacta
  • Serra LMA, Oliveira AF, Costa e Castro J (2012) Critérios Fundamentais em Fraturas e Ortopedia 3ª ed. Lisboa: Lidel


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