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Ieva Rugina

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:2.00
Study Course Accepted:26.08.2018
Study Course Information
Course Code:REK_051LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:12.00ECTS:18.00
Branch of Science:Medicine; Sports Medicine and RehabilitationTarget Audience:Rehabilitation
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Ieva Rugina
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)12Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures24
Classes (number)24Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes96
Total Contact Hours120
Lectures (number)Lecture Length (academic hours)Total Contact Hours of Lectures0
Classes (number)20Class Length (academic hours)5Total Contact Hours of Classes100
Total Contact Hours100
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Anatomy, physiology, pediatrics, psychology, basics in occupation therapy
Different aspects of children development, the scope of activity performance for children and developmental consequences.Theoretical models and approaches used useed in pediatric OT.Planning of theraputical process in pediatric OT.The development of everyday acitvities. The use of handling in children care. Positioning principles for children with different movement disorders. Technical aids for positioning children. adapting physical environment for providing the right position for child. Positioning child during activity. Hand function development, the assesment of hand function. Eating and swollowing disorders for children. Functional eating problems for children and OT and tactics to reduce them. Clothing restrictions and tactics to reduce them. Hygiene skill disorders and and tactics to reduce them higiēnas iemaņu traucēj. Productive activity concept in pediatric OT. Paly and its meaning in pediatric OT. The development of interlligence for childern and learning problems. Communication disorders and basic of alternative communication principles. The intervention basic principles of OT in case of different diseases. Students need to acquire knowledge and comprehension about occupational therapy process in pediatric practise, evaluate activity carrying capacity, analyse problems of activity carrying capacity and to use this knowledge in planning OT intervention.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction. Children normal development.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Children normal development. Task Nr.1Classes2.00auditorium
3Children normal development. Guidelines of functioning.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Children and family policy in Latvia. Family-focused practice.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Children activity. Presentation of the task Nr.1.Classes1.00auditorium
6Games. Theoretical aspects of games.Lectures1.00auditorium
7Games as a part of occupational therapy.Classes1.00auditorium
8Gaames as a therapeutic instrument in occupational therapy.Classes1.00auditorium
9Evaluation of hand function among children.Classes1.00auditorium
10Methods of hand therapy among children.Lectures1.00auditorium
11Evaluation of the daily activities among children.Lectures1.00clinical base
Classes3.00clinical base
12Hnd function and daily activities development among children.Classes1.00auditorium
13Occupational therapy for patients with autism.Classes1.00auditorium
14Alternative communication. Alternative communication as a part of occupational therapy.Lectures1.00auditorium
15Intelligence disorders among children.Lectures1.00clinical base
Classes1.00clinical base
16Pediatric rehabilitation.Classes3.00clinical base
17Productive activities.Lectures1.00auditorium
18Evaluation of school environment.Lectures1.00auditorium
19Positioning as a part of therapy.Classes1.00auditorium
20Handling for a children with disabilities.Classes1.00auditorium
21Basic principles of positioning among children with disabilities.Lectures1.00auditorium
22Occupational therapy process among children.Classes3.00clinical base
23Occupational therapy for children with idiopathic rheumatoid arthritis.Classes1.00clinical base
24Occupational therapy for children with congenital orthopedic, genetic diseases.Classes1.00auditorium
25Occupational therapy for children with sensor fault.Classes4.00clinical base
26Eating and dressing difficulties. Tactics of occupational therapist.Classes5.00clinical base
27Cerebral palsy. Tactics of occupational therapist.Lectures1.00clinical base
Classes7.00clinical base
28Occupational therapy for children with mental disorders.Classes1.00auditorium
29Occupational therapist working principles with children with various neurological diseases.Classes1.00auditorium
Unaided Work:
Student independently by using literature un internet links -carry out observation of child development and makes presentation; - prepares presentation about children activity scopes; - prepare presentaion about types of paly and appropriate toys for different age stages; - carry out task about basic principles of positioning children with movement disorders.
Assessment Criteria:
Test method: 3. semester individula tasks an presentations(20%), Tests (20%), practical test about basic principles in handling un positioning (30%), written test (40%). 4. semester participation in classes(30%), individula tasks an presentations(30%), oral exam testing knowledge and practical skills (40%).
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Oral)
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Acquire knpwledge about different aspects and contexts of child development. Will be able to characterize children activties, describe development uf ones and expalin the most typical restrictions, recognize the main theoretical approaches in pediatric OT and will be able to describe ones. Will be able to organize activity disfuncion evaluation for children, will be able to charactirize OT practise process and describe usage of separate therapeutic methods for children with activity disorder.
Skills:Will be able to evaluate un describe children funcional skills, will use separate standartisised OT assesment tools., to analise restrictions and Resources of carrying out activity for children. Will interpret evaluation results and plan therapy accordingly child activity disfunction. demonstrate in oversight tharapeutical methods, document OT process in different stages.
Competencies: Using acquired knowledge and skills about pediatric OT methods students will be able to: - interpret and evaluate results. - plan intervention according child disfunction. - develop and use evidence based assesment and therapy. - evaluate the effectiveness of treatment.
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2Feeding and Nutrition children with Neurodevelopmentl Disability" edited by peter B.Sullivan, 2009, Mac Keith Press, 35-106 lpp
3Occupation Centered Practice with Children: A practical guidefor Occupational Therapists, by Rodger, Sylvia, 2010 ( e-grāmata pieejama RSU bibliotēkā).
4 Occupational therapy for children / [edited by] Jane Case-Smith, Jane Clifford O'Brien. 6th ed. Maryland Heights, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, 857 lpp.
5 Willard & Spackman's occupational therapy. 12th ed. / [edited by] Barbara A. Boyt Schell ... [et al.]. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2014. xxxiv, 1262 lpp.
1Pierce D. Maternal Management of the Homes as a Developmental Play Space for Infants and Toddlers, AJOT, May/June 2000, Volume 54, Number 3.
2Vadlīnijas bērnu agrīnai funkcionēšanas novērtēšanai. Nacionālās veselības dienests, 2011.
1R. McDonald, R. Surtees, S. Wirz. Starptautiskā funkcionēšanas, nespējas un veselības klasifikācija (SFK) piedāvā bērniem ar CT īpašu terapijas modeli pielāgotas sēdēšana