The Degree Course in Physiotherapy in English language is divided into three years of course for a total of 180 university formative credits.
The main objective of the Degree Course in Physiotherapy is to train health professionals who have the competences envisaged by the Ministerial Decree of the Ministry of Health n. 741 of 14 September 14th, 1994 and subsequent amendments and additions. The specific educational objectives of the course are achieved through theoretical and practical education in the disciplines that are fundamental to the international cultural fields related to Physiotherapy and learning of contents in English favors the inclusion of professionals in the international sphere. Said educational fields allow students in Physiotherapy to acquire the skills necessary to identify the preventive and rehabilitative requirements of the patient. The specific practical objectives related to the profession are evaluated through practical tests with real patients or with simulated clinical situations, analysis and discussion of clinical cases and internship in structures specialized in the rehabilitation field. The competence and the relational capacity that are necessary for the physiotherapist, in order to establish an effective relationship with the patient, with caregivers and the professional system, is in fact developed through the teachings of human sciences and educational psychology, aimed at acquiring listening skills and dialogue management with patients and family members. The interpersonal and communication skills are developed through work in small groups, simulations, role playing, training activities and the final exam. The verification of the achievement of the learning results takes place through written, oral and practical tests, as well as through the evaluation of clinical tutors of the profession, following a period of clinical training.
The Physiotherapist, at the end of the training course, has acquired knowledge, competence and relational skills, with particular reference to professional responsibility, care and rehabilitation, therapeutic education, prevention, management, training/self-training, effectiveness evidence-based practice (evidence based practice)/research, communication and relationship.