Knowledge of Spine Deformity among the University Trained Physiotherapists in Bitola, Macedonia
|Elizabeta Popova Ramova*, Biljana Angelovska, Irina Bozinovska, and Oliver Gramosli|
|Department of physiotherapist education, High Medical School Bitola, University, St. Klement Ohridski, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia|
|Corresponding Author :||Elizabeta Popova Ramova
Department of physiotherapist education
High Medical School Bitola, University
St. Klement Ohridski, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia
E-mail: [email protected]
|Received December 15, 2011; Accepted March 02, 2012; Published March 05, 2012|
|Citation: Ramova EP, Angelovska B, Bozinovska I,Gramosli O (2012) Knowledge of Spine Deformity among the University Trained Physiotherapists in Bitola, Macedonia. J Nov Physiother 2:108. doi: 10.4172/2165-7025.1000108|
|Copyright: © 2012 Ramova EP, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
Purpose: To enhance knowledge about musculoskeletal problems is one of the primary aims in the education of students in the physiotherapy course. The aim of our research was to determine the level of knowledge after education by one current medical problem like a presentation of successful acquired competences.
Material and Method: The level of knowledge of 24 students in the third-year study was measured by using a questionnaire and by completing examination lists. The education consisted of management of spine deformity and examination standards for school screening.
Results: The level of theoretical knowledge was not significant but for practical was increase.
Conclusion: The future educational models have to be focused on education in small groups and mentoring system, and the competences have to be controlled by the Ministry of Education.