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Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions in Physiotherapy

Online Course: Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions in Physiotherapy

How physiotherapists can help in the prevention of chronic conditions

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Course instructor:

Matthieu Haentjens

Matthieu works in the NHS as a community physiotherapist

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Long term conditions such as non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 70% of all deaths each year and the numbers are expected to rise over the next ten years. Global health organizations continue to establish models for prevention and management of these conditions. Physiotherapists have managed to successfully adapt these structural models into their practice and actively contribute to addressing this global burden. In this course, you will explore different interventions that you can utilize in your daily practice to help your patients live a healthier life.


This course discusses the risk factors and impacts of long term conditions and the role of physiotherapy in promoting their prevention.


This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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