Course: Occupational therapy in clinical fields

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Course title Occupational therapy in clinical fields
Course code KFE/EKO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Zahradnická Ilona, PhDr.
  • Blahovcová Olga, Mgr.
  • Blahutová Jitka, Bc.
Course content
1st Occupational therapy for the trauma of the upper extremities. 2nd Occupational therapy for trauma of the lower extremities. 3rd Occupational therapy for arthritis bearing joints. 4th Occupational therapy after surgery for upper and lower extremities. 5th Amputation of the upper and lower extremities. 6th Occupational therapy in selected internal diseases. 7th Occupational therapy in selected neurological diseases. 8th Occupation therapy at the central motor skill disabilities. 9th Occupational therapy in peripheral paresis. 10th Occupational therapy for perceptual disorders. 11th Occupation therapy at vertebrogenic disease. 12th Occupational therapy in oncology. 13th Occupational therapy in psychiatry

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Lecture with practical applications, Lecture with visual aids
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
After completing the course students are able to describe the basic philosophy of occupational therapy theory , apply occupational therapy approaches into clinical practice.
learning outcomes
After completing of this course student can understand the basics of occupational therapy in clinical fields, acquire principles of occupational therapy in various clinical disciplines and principles of compiling short-and long-term programs for each indication area.
teaching methods
Lecture with visual aids
Interactive lecture
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Jelínková, Jana; Krivošíková, Mária; Šajtarová, Ludmila. Ergoterapie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Portál, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7367-583-7.
  • Klusoňová, Eva. Ergoterapie v praxi. Vyd. 1. Brno : Národní centrum ošetřovatelství a nelékařských zdravotnických oborů, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7013-535-8.
  • Klusoňová, Eva; Pitnerová, Jana. Rehabilitační ošetřování pacientů s těžkými poruchami hybnosti : (určeno zdravotním sestrám). Brno : Národní centrum ošetřovatelství a nelékařských zdravotnických oborů, 2005. ISBN 80-7013-423-2.
  • Klusoňová, Eva; Špičková, Jiřina. Ergoterapie I : učebnice pro zdravotnické školy. 2. vyd., V Avicenu 1. Praha : Avicenum, 1990. ISBN 80-201-0030-X.
  • Krivošíková, Mária. Úvod do ergoterapie. 1. vyd. Praha : Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-2699-1.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Occupational Therapy (2014) Health service 2 Winter