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Basics of naprapathy (5 cr)

Code: NA00ED62-3003

General information


22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022


01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022


5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Naprapathy


  • Petteri Koski
  • Marja Turkki

Responsible person

Marja Turkki

Student groups

  • NAKT22SP
    Naprapathy, full-time studies
  • Naprapatian perusteet NA00ED62-3003 / 22.09.2022 08:30 - 11:30
  • Naprapatian perusteet NA00ED62-3003 / 27.09.2022 08:30 - 11:30
  • Naprapatian perusteet NA00ED62-3003 / 29.09.2022 08:30 - 11:30


You form an understanding of naprapathy as a profession and of research, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders.

You know the role of naprapathy in the Finnish health care and rehabilitation system.

You understand the typical international terminology and nomenclature, and the basics of naprapathy profession.

You understand the importance of evidence-based information in the naprapathy profession.


What is naprapathy?

What is evidence based medicine and evidence based operation?

Where can a naprapath work?

What kind of terminology is used in naprapathy?

What is the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders?

What are the national and international guidelines for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders?

Evaluation scale