Rehabilitation in Hand Surgery, 15 ECTS, 2017


The course content and set-up aims to enable specialised studies at an advanced level (A). It can be used towards a Masters exam in one of the main fields of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy. The course recognises components of health according to the conceptual model of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – ICF (WHO) and adopts a biopsychosocial perspective. An international faculty has designed the course from an evidence-based perspective. It focuses both on hand rehabilitation as an inter-professional subject area, as well as on current research and development within the field. Subjects dealt with are: Functional anatomy, Specific examination-evaluation and documentation methods within hand rehabilitation, Rehabilitation following injuries and diseases which affect hand/arm function and which can cause limitations in the individual’s ability to be active and participate. Specific sections are devoted to multi-trauma, amputation injuries, peripheral nerve injuries and plexus injuries, tendon injuries, arthritis, fractures, joint injuries, hand diseases, post-operative pain problems and cumulative trauma disorders/repetitive strain disorders, methods of treatment in hand surgery.



Groupe cible

A degree in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy - or Medical Science credits which are equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree (18090 credits with 15 credits in project work), or the same level of qualification in Medical Science. Specific entry qualifications are applied for documented clinical experience in work at a hand surgery unit.


29 000 SEK excluding VAT, travel and accommodations


Dates for Classroom Training 2017: 23-27 January, 15-19 May, 11-15 September and 27 November-1 December.

In order to attend this course you must have the approval of your manager. In the registration form you will find a field to enter your manager’s email address. In this way your manager will receive an email requesting approval. Please follow up with your manager that the email as been received. Please be aware that emails from this registration site may end up in your junk email folder, which is why we recommend that you check there when looking for related messages.


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Skåne University Hospital (SUS), Malmö, Sweden