Hip Joint Rehabilitation

Course Name: Hip Joint Rehabilitation

Catalog Course # CAT41


This course will prepare students for assisting patients with the rehabilitation of the hip joint post-hip injuries and conditions. Topics covered include human anatomy, patient charting, management of patient conditions, range of motion measurements, physiotherapy (ultrasound, HV and LV EMS, IFC, superficial heat, cryotherapy, light therapy, and therapeutic exercises including exercise band and foam rollers).

This 6-hour course is broken into 1-hour sections.  All lesson quizzes are multiple-choice.  There are 24 possible points for this course.  Each quiz consists of 4 questions designed to test knowledge of the lesson, objectives, and section goals.  Students must successfully answer 3 of the 4 questions correctly to receive completion for that individual section.  Students must attain an overall score of 18 out of 24, which is equivalent to 75% or better to pass the course.  Students will be allowed to retake each section quiz after re-studying the course material for a minimum of 5 minutes.  Each section has a multiple-choice test, there are 24 possible points for this course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1.    Identify anatomical structures and the hip joint and leg.

2.    Perform and document measurements for both passive and active hip ranges of motion (R.O.M.) with the use of a goniometer. 

3.    Differentiate between common hip injuries

4.    Document procedures and exercises.

5.    Identify common physiotherapy procedures used to treat hip conditions.  Perform safely the following modalities/therapy:

a.    Ultrasound

b.    Electric muscle stimulation (low volt, high volt, interferential current)

c.     Thermal (heat) modalities (hot packs, paraffin)

d.    Cryotherapy (contrast bath, ice pack, ice massage)

e.    Cold laser

f.      Therapeutic exercises that include stretches and strengthening exercises for the hip joint utilizing an exercise band and foam roller.


PACE # 1773

NVCPB #NV26-000

CE Broker #895415

Price: $99