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BScPhysiotherapy

Tuition fee €4,200 per year
Application fee €150 one-time

Non-refundable

Registration fee €250 one-time

Non-refundable

More information

web.lsmuni.lt/trs/studies/#/physiotherapy 

lsmuni.lt/en/study-at-lsmu/degree-studies 

Overview

The degree programme Physiotherapy is the movement therapy. The study program prepares physiotherapists who, using the latest scientific knowledge, examine and evaluate the patient’s functional state and physical capacity, treat people recovering from injuries or illnesses with the help of movement and physical factors, return and maintain their health and physical condition.

Why to study Physiotherapy at LSMU?
• 1269 hours of clinical practice (hands-on) in: University Hospitals or/and other hospitals; Family Medicine Centers; Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers; Pediatric Rehabilitation Center; Students have possibility participate in activities of Lithuanian physiotherapy association
• This degree program provides prospective professionals with extensive, complex training: not only professional but also medical subjects are taught. Students are taught by physiotherapists with extensive clinical experience and well-known guest lecturers from foreign universities
• Advantage of the program – excellent practical training: practice is performed at LSMU Hospital Kaunas Clinic, knowledge and skills can be improved by observing various clinical cases
• The work of a physiotherapist requires qualities such as love for people, willingness to help them, ability to listen. Requires leadership qualities, constant pursuit of new professional knowledge, and ability to work in a team with other medical professionals. Physical studies are worth choosing for those who have these qualities or are determined to develop them

Programme structure

Structure of the programme

What you will study each year

Year 1

Introduction to studies, Promotion of personal health, Interprofessional communication, Cytology, genetics, First aid, Fundamentals of physiotherapy, Philosophy, Ethics, Professional language, Sociology, Anatomy, Physiology,Psychology

Year 2

Biochemistry, Diagnosis of physiotherapy, Professional language, Biomechanics, Pharmacology, Elective course, Methods of physiotherapy, Pathology, Clinical practice I, Elective course, The basics of ergonomic, Kinesiology

Year 3

Neurologic physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy in internal medicine and surgical condition, Motor control, Fundamentals of radiology, Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Elective course, Social medicine and health care, Massage, Physiotherapy for orthopedic and traumatic patients, Clinical practice II, Aquatic physiotherapy, Elective course

Year 4

Informatics and basics of scientific work, Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy for the elderly, Obstetric and gynecological physiotherapy, Clinical practice III, Elective course, Pediatric physiotherapy, Clinical practice IV, Final work of bachelor degree thesis, Final exam of qualification

Career opportunities

After graduation you can:

• work as physiotherapists at different public and private health care institutions: hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation, social rehabilitation facilities, wellness centers, private clinics, supportive and nursing institutions, sports clubs licensed to provide health care;

• Continue your education by entering master’s programmes “Health and Rehabilitation” and specialize in clinical, sports, physical health rehabilitation, children rehabilitation, occupational therapy community.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jun 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States