Professional training and development

The University Rehabilitation Institute has a 40-year tradition in training rehabilitation professionals. The programs are intended for professionals in rehabilitation process management, diagnostics and treatment in rehabilitation, rehabilitation care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology, speech therapy and social work. The quality of the programs was also recognized by the European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, who have certified our institution as a training centre in physical and rehabilitation medicine.

The trainings take place depending on the clients and the specifics of the topics in different forms:

  • Master class
  • Workshop
  • On the job training
  • Webinar
  • circulation of specialist doctors,
  • hosting various ERASMUS experts.

The general programs for physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and rehabilitation nurses are as follows:

  • Rehabilitation of patients after severe traumatic and hypoxic (post-reanimation) brain injury
  • Rehabilitation of patients after stroke 
  • Rehabilitation of patients after limb amputation
  • Rehabilitation of children
  • Rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord lesions

The most commonly implemented specific programs are:

  • FES course for children with cerebral palsy (CP)
  • Treatment of spasticity in adult population after lesions of central nervous system
  • Rehabilitation care
  • Healthcare management 
  • CO-OP (Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance) program to help children with congenital coordination disorders
  • Practice in rehabilitation and rehabilitation health programs for athletes
  • Hydro-kinesiotherapy as a method of physical rehabilitation - Halliwick approach
  • School of augmentative and alternative communication
  • Dysphagia and feeding disorders in children with neurological dysfunction
  • Serial casting school
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Social work in rehabilitation