FTR2002 Physical Modalities and electrotherapy IIBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs PHYSIOTHERAPY AND REHABILITATION (TURKISH)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
FTR2002 Physical Modalities and electrotherapy II Spring 3 2 4 6
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course:
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Hybrid
Course Coordinator : Assoc. Prof. HASAN KEREM ALPTEKİN
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor BERKAY EREN PEHLİVANOĞLU
Course Objectives: The aim of the course is to gain knowledge and skills of definition of the physical and electrical therapeutic modalities; application of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, selection of the appropriate treatment for the problem, decission of using treatment modalities.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Combine electrotherapy with other physiotherapy approaches.
2. Explain the treatment protocols.
3. Prepare the electrotherapy modalities for treatment.
4. Give examples about electrotherapy technologies.
5. Select evidence based approaches in electrotherapy.

Course Content

This course contains; short-wave diathermy, long-wave diathermy, microwave diathermy, ultrasound, biofeedback, laser, magnetotherapy, micro current, extracorporeal shock wave therapy, high voltage galvanic stimulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation, transcranial direct current stimulation and whole body vibration therapy

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Short-wave diathermy
2) Micro-wave diathermy
3) Ultrasound
4) Biofeedback
5) Laser
6) Magnetotherapy
7) Midterm Exam
8) Microcurrent
9) Extracorporeal shock wave therapy
10) Whole body vibration therapy
11) Transcranial magnetic stimulation
12) Transcranial direct current stimulation
13) Pneumatic Compression
14) Evidence Based Practice in Electrotherapy


Course Notes / Textbooks: Ders notları haftalık olarak verilecektir.
Courses sheets will be given weekly.
Dersin devam zorunluluğu %70'tir
The attendance requirement is 70%
References: 1. Özdinçler, A. R. (2014) Fiziksel Modaliteler ve Elektroterapi. İstanbul: İstanbul Medikal Yayıncılık.
2. Yakut, E. (2008) Kanıta Dayalı Elektroterapi. Pelikan Yayınları
3. Şimşek, N., Kırdı, N. (2015) Elektroterapide Temel Prensipler ve Klinik Uygulamalar. Hipokrat Kitabevi
4. Sabahi, M. (2002) Electrotherapy Clinical Procedures Manual, McGrow-Hill, NY.
5. Edibe Ünal-Kanıta Dayalı Elektroterapi

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 10
Midterms 2 % 30
Final 2 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 13 3 39
Application 13 2 26
Study Hours Out of Class 13 6 78
Presentations / Seminar 1 1 1
Midterms 2 2 4
Final 2 2 4
Total Workload 152

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To have theoretical and practical knowledge required to fulfill professional roles and functions of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation field. 5
2) To act in accordance with ethical principles and values in professional practice. 5
3) To use life-long learning, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 4
4) To define evidence-based practices and determine problem solving methods in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices, using theories in health promotion, protection and care. 3
5) To take part in research, projects and activities within sense of social responsibility and interdisciplinary approach. 1
6) To have skills for training and consulting according to health education needs of individual, family and the community. 2
7) To be sensitive to health problems of the community and to be able to offer solutions. 2
8) To be able to use skills for effective communication. 2
9) To be able to select and use modern tools, techniques and modalities in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation practices; to be able to use health information technologies effectively. 5
10) To be able to search for literature in health sciences databases and information sources to access to information and use the information effectively. 2
11) To be able to monitor occupational information using at least one foreign language, to collaborate and communicate with colleagues at international level. 1
12) To be a role model with contemporary and professional identity. 3