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Signe Tomsone

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:2.00
Study Course Accepted:16.03.2018
Study Course Information
Course Code:REK_075LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:Medicine; Sports Medicine and RehabilitationTarget Audience:Medical Services; Rehabilitation
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Signe Tomsone
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Rehabilitation
The Head of Structural Unit:Anita Vētra
Contacts:Rīga, Anniņmuižas bulvāris 26a, rkatrsu[pnkts]lv, rkatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 20271291
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)6Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures12
Classes (number)5Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes20
Total Contact Hours32
Part-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)6Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures12
Classes (number)5Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes20
Total Contact Hours32
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Anatomy, physiology, introduction to speciality
Students should acquire knowledge of the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and its application in rehabilitation clinical practice.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Health concept and understanding of the person's functioning and disability and family of WHO classifications.Lectures1.00auditorium
2The WHO ICF, guidelines for use of ICFLectures2.00auditorium
3Evaluation of functioning in rehabilitation: basic proinciples, interpretation of results, their use in rehabilitation process.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Evaluation of functioning. System of disability expertise in Latvia.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Evaluation of functional abilities for children. Evaluation of contexts according to ICF.Lectures1.00auditorium
6Biopsychosocial model of disability, basic principles of ICF.Classes1.00auditorium
7Basic pronciples of ICF use.Classes1.00auditorium
8Evaluation of functioning in rehabilitation.Classes3.00auditorium
Unaided Work:
Review literature, independently collect information and to prepare a presentation on the functioning assessment in accordance with the current developments in their respective profession, case study and analysis.
Assessment Criteria:
During the semester individually and in groups completed learning tasks according to the course topic.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Test
Final Examination (Part-Time):Test
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Students will be able to explain the functioning and disability concepts, describe the WHO ICF, to name and define the terms contained in the ICF, to set out the practical application of the ICF.
Skills:Students will be able to analyze simple clinical cases using the ICF basic principles, to apply appropriate ICF codes, to explain the basic principles of functioning assessment and evaluate the person's functional abilities using a selected measurement.
Competencies:Students will be able to analyze and interpret the results of the functioning assessments, to formulate and explain their role in the rehabilitation process.
1Starptautiskā funkcionēšanas, nespējas un veselības klasifikācija (SFK), PVO, Rīga, 2003. (