Rehabilitation in Hand Surgery, 15 ECTS

Country: Sweden
City: Malmö
Country: Lund University
Certificate or Credits Earned: 15 ECTS Points
Length of Programme: The course will be held in Malmo Sweden throughout the course of one year.  Students will meet for one week at a time on 4 separate occasions, in total 20 days.
Admission Requirements: In order to attend the course you must have a degree in an Occupational Therapy or a Physiotherapy program, or in Medical Science.  A specific entry qualification is documented clinical experience at a hand surgery unit.

This course aims to enable specialized studies in hand rehabilitation at an advanced level (A). The course recognizes 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 focuses on hand rehabilitation as an inter-professional subject area and presents current research and clinical development from an evidence-based perspective.


Examination consists of the completion of individual anatomy exam, individual as well as group assignments and active participation in literature seminars.  In order to pass the course, 75% attendance is required. In the event of an absence, individual written assignments as well as mandatory assignments must be completed. Students who pass the course will receive a certificate for 15 ECTS. Students who attend the course but do not pass the examinations will receive a letter of attendance


Address: Jan Waldenströms Gata 5 SE-20502 Malmö Sweden SE


Name: Birgitta Rosén