Rehabilitation in Hand Surgery 15 ECTS

This course aims to enable specialised studies in hand rehabilitation at an advanced level (A). The course recognises components of health according to the conceptual model of the International Classifcation 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 assignments as well as active participation in literature seminars and lectures. In order to pass the course, 75% attendance is required. In the event of abscence, individual written assignments as well as mandatory assignments must be completed. Students who pass the course will receive a certifcate for 15 ECTS. Students who pass the course but lack the specific entry requirement will receive a certificate indicating their participation in 130 hours of studies of Rehabilitation in Hand Surgery.


Lund University

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Length of Programme: 

This commissioned course is held in Malmö Sweden throughout the course of one year. Students will meet for one week at a time, on 4 separate occasions, totalling 20 days.

Admission Requirements: 

In order to attend the course you must have a degree in an Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy program, or in Medical Science. A specific entry qualification is documented clinical experience at a hand surgery unit.

Contact Name: 

Birgitta Rosén


Jan Waldenströms Gata 5
SE-20502 Malmö