The Physical Therapy Program was the first program in health sciences to be established in the Araranguá Campus, in 2010. It is also the first undergraduate program in the area to be offered in a public education institution in the southern part of the state. It aims to meet the regional demand for free, public and quality education.
The program trains professionals capable of finding and proposing solutions based on scientific knowledge and assistance resoluteness, through a technical, scientific, ethical and humanist perspective, and by articulation of teaching, research and outreach. The physical therapist should be able to preserve, develop and restore the functional integrity of body organs and systems, from the kinetic-functional assessment to the physical and functional diagnosis, working in different areas: Primary Care, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Traumatology and Rheumatology, Geriatrics, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Dermatology.
The learning settings include the basic health units, APAE (Association of Parents and Friends of Exceptional Children), haras, nursing homes, community centers, outpatient clinics and hospital.
The program is full-time.
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