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Department of Rehabilitation

R.KubiliusHead – Raimondas KUBILIUS, lecturer, PhD

Address: Hospital of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Eivenių g. 2, LT –50009 Kaunas,Lithuania

Block of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 6

phone/fax. (+370 37) 326495

Email: raimondas.kubilius@kaunoklinikos.lt

 

Inga FALENTINIENĖ, study administrator, reabilitacijos.klinika@kaunoklinikos.lt, phone (+37037) 326395, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 6

Rūta SMALINSKAITĖ, administrator, reabilitacijos.klinika@kaunoklinikos.lt, phone (+37037) 326395, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 6

 The Department of Rehabilitation was established at the Faculty of Medicine in Kaunas Medical Academy in 1991, and since 1992 has been in the structure of the Faculty of Nursing. The Department of Rehabilitation has actively participated in the preparation, registration and execution of the first cycle study programmes Occupational Therapy (2001) and Physical Therapy (2002), the second cycle study programmes Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2010), Health Rehabilitation through Physical Exercise (2011) and Art Therapy (2013).

The Mission of the Department of Rehabilitation is to prepare highly qualified specialists in rehabilitation and form their attitudes and values, be leaders in preparation of highly skilled occupational therapists and physical therapists for the health care sector and participate in the creation of health policy strategies. 

Studies

The Department of Rehabilitation is responsible for execution of the following study programmes:

Study programme Occupational Therapy is for the graduates from the secondary school. The principal aim of the study programme is to educate and train highly qualified specialists of occupational therapy, who are capable of keeping abreast of the newest scientific knowledge and its critical analysis in order to apply treatment and prevention in all health care and educational institutions. The study programme consists of 240 ECTS credits (6400 hours). The qualification degree granted is Bachelor of Rehabilitation, and the professional qualification of Occupational Therapist is given.

Study programme Physical Therapy. The principal aim of the study Program is to educate and train highly qualified specialists of physical therapy, who are capable of keeping abreast of the newest scientific knowledge and its critical analysis in order to apply treatment and prevention in all health care, educational institutions Length of the study in this programme is 4 years. Programme consists of 240 ECTS credits (6400 hours). Qualification degree is Bachelour of Rehabilitation, and professional qualification Physical Therapist is given after completion of the study program.

Study programme Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The main aim of Master degree programme is to educate highly qualified specialists, Masters in Rehabilitation, capable critically to evaluate and analyze research literature, plan and conduct scientific investigations, prepare and administer projects and programs, teach in educational institutions. There are two forms of studies programmes: a 2-year full-time programme or a 3-year continuing studies programme, both covering 120 ECTS credits. Qualification degree is Master of Rehabilitation is given after completion of the study programme.

Study programme Health Rehabilitation through Physical Exercise. The aim of the studies is to train qualified Masters of rehabilitation, able to implement the latest scientific and practical achievements in rehabilitation, to provide health promotion and rehabilitation of patients with cardiac or other chronic non-infectious diseases in non-clinical settings by applying physical exercise and lifestyle recommendations. The programme develops skills of doing research, analyzing and assessing the findings, determining their reliability, as well as skills of creating new methodologies of practical applications of physical exercise in health rehabilitation. Length of the study program is 1,5 year. Programme consists of 90 ECTS credits. Qualification degree is Master of Rehabilitation is given after completion of the study programme.

Study programme Art Therapy is a joint programme between the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and Vilnius Art Academy, The Faculty of Kaunas. There are two forms of studies programmes: a 2-year full-time programme or a 3-year continuing studies programme, both covering 120 ECTS credits. At the end of the studies all students will have to defend the final Master’s thesis. Qualification degree is Master of Medicine and Health Care. Art therapeutists will be able to provide services for children or adolescents with special needs, adults and elderly people in rehabilitation institutions and sanatoriums, mental health centres, other health care or social service institutions or crisis centres.

Residency study programme Physical medicine and rehabilitation. The programme has a 3 year residency course.

Teachers of the Department of Rehabilitation participate in many others study programmes: Medicine, Odontology, Public Health, Oral Health, Clinical Nursing, doctoral study programme Nursing and so.

Research

Currently the department is participating in scientific research „Effectiveness of separate methods of complex rehabilitation in patient with chronic diseases and after traumas of brain and spinal cord injury “. 12 teachers of Department of Rehabilitation successfully have defended their doctoral thesis in period 2005-2014.

The Department of Rehabilitation participates in the following projects:

  • „Creation Practical Teaching Center of Public Health, Nursing and Rehabilitation“ Nr. VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K-01-066 (funded by EU).
  • Improvement of Health Care and Services Quality upgrading Staff Qualification (No. VP1-1.1.-SAMD-06-K-01-072), funded by EU.

International Relations

Teachers of the department of Rehabilitation actively participate in Erasmus-Socrates exchange projects in Norway, Poland, Belgium, Turkey, and other countries.

Intercourse are developed with Kazakhstan: teachers of the department go to conduct lectures about rehabilitation for specialists of health care.

The head of the department participates actively in international organizations: „Rehabilitation International Global“ and in „The Section and Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine” within the European Union of Medical Specialists.

Personnel:

Dainius BUTVILAS, lecturer PhD, dainius.butvilas@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 326028, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 3

Lina BYKOVIENĖ, assistant, liserna@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327172, the Housing of Obsterics and Gynaecology, the cellar, room No 018

Inga DEDUCHOVA, assistant, ingosiuk@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 326028, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 3

Venta DONEC, assistant, venta.donec@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327172, the Housing of Obsterics and Gynaecology, the cellar, room No 018

Vilija DRULYTĖ, assistant, dr.vilija@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327094, the Housing of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 1

Rosita GUDĖNAITĖ, assistant, r.gudenaite@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327073, the Housing of Neurology, 6 th floor, Neurorehabilitation Department

Irena JARMALAVIČIŪTĖ, assistant, iruteja@yahoo.com, phone (+370 37) 326028, the Housing of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 3

Alvidas KEIZERIS, assistant, alvidas.keizeris@kaunoklinikos.lt, phone (+370 37) 326406, the Central Housing, the cellar, the section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Algimantas KIMTYS, associate professor PhD, algimantas.kimtys@kaunoklinikos.lt, phone (+370 37) 326028, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 3

Gražina KRUTULYTĖ, lecturer PhD, grazina.krutulyte@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 332955, Study Centre of Physiotherapy,  Kalniečių str. 231

Daiva KUMPAUSKIENĖ, assistant, daivakumpauskiene@gmail.com, phone (+37037) 327094, the Housing of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 1

Lina LEIMONIENĖ, lecturer PhD, linaleimoniene@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 332955, Study Centre of Physiotherapy,  Kalniečių str. 231

Eglė LENDRAITIENĖ, lecturer PhD, egle_77@yahoo.com,  phone (+370 37) 332955, Study Centre of Physiotherapy,  Kalniečių str. 231

Eglė MILINAVIČIENĖ, associate professor PhD, egle.milinaviciene@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 326028, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 3

Sigitas MINGAILA, lecturer PhD, sigitas.mingaila@lsmuni.lt, phone (+370 37) 327051, the Housing of Neurology, 6 th floor, Neurorehabilitation Department

Tomas MORKEVIČIUS, assistant, tomasmork@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327172, the Housing of Obsterics and Gynaecology, the cellar, room No 018

Dovilė NARUŠEVIČIŪTĖ, assistant, dovilenaruseviciutefmr@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 326540, the Central Housing, the cellar, the section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Justina NALIVAIKAITĖ, assistant, j.nalivaikaite@yahoo.com, phone (+370 37) 326395, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 6

Daiva PETRUŠEVIČIENĖ, associate professor PhD, daiva.petruseviciene@lsmuni.lt, phone (+370 37) 332955, Study Centre of Physiotherapy,  Kalniečių str. 231

Jolita RAPOLIENĖ, associate professor PhD, jolita.rapoliene@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327051, the Housing of Neurology, 6 th floor, Neurorehabilitation Department

Inesa RIMDEIKIENĖ, associate professor PhD, inesa.rimdeikiene@kaunoklinikos.lt, phone (+370 37) 326939, the Housing of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 5

Jūratė SAMĖNIENĖ, associate professor PhD, juratesamenie@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 326066, the Housing of  Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 4

Raimondas SAVICKAS, associate professor PhD, raimondas.savickas@kaunoklinikos.lt, phone (+370 37) 327011, the Housing of Neurology, 6 th floor, Neurorehabilitation Department

Brigita SIPARYTĖ, assistant, brigita.brig@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 326939, the Housing of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 5

Aušra STUOPELYTĖ, assistant, ausra.stuopelyte@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 332955, Study Centre of Physiotherapy,  Kalniečių str. 231

Rasa ŠAKALIENĖ, lecturer PhD, rasa222000@yahoo.com, phone (+370 37) 332955, Study Centre of Physiotherapy,  Kalniečių str. 231

Violeta ŠARKINIENĖ, assistant, violeta.sarkiniene@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327182,  the Housing of Neurology, 6 th floor, Neurorehabilitation Department

Gediminas TANKEVIČIUS, lecturer PhD, gedastank@yahoo.com, phone (+370 37) 787333, the Out-patient Clinic, room No 4

Aušrinė URBONIENĖ, lecturer PhD,kristina.ur@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327094, the Housing of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 1

Gintarė UŠECKIENĖ, assistant, ginta.useckiene@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 326939, the Housing of Cardiology, Section of Out-patient Rehabilitation, room No 5

Lina VARŽAITYTĖ, associate professor PhD, lina.varzaityte@gmail.com, phone (+370 37) 327182, the Housing of Neurology, 6 th floor, Neurorehabilitation Department

 

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