Physiotherapy Assistant Theory: QQI Level 5

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The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively and offer support to a physiotherapist in a clinical environment.

Award

QQI 5N3771 Physiotherapy Assistant Theory, Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Summarise the roles and responsibilities of a physiotherapy assistant and of a chartered physiotherapist.
  • Explain the role of important anatomical systems.
  • Apply knowledge gained to recognise a range of common medical conditions.
  • Practice the skills required to support the client in all aspects of the physiotherapy intervention.
  • Identify the skills required to support therapeutic handling in a range of physiotherapy interventions.
  • Practice therapeutic handling in a range of physiotherapy interventions.
  • Reflect on relationships with client relatives and multidisciplinary team members and interpersonal issues that arise in physiotherapy interventions.
  • Reflect on personal effectiveness as a physiotherapy assistant to include own strengths and weakness.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care and support.

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience required.

Costs

  • A QQI certification fee of €20 is already included in course fee.

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