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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

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Kotka Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Naprapathy


  • Petteri Koski
  • Marja Turkki

Teacher in charge

Marja Turkki


  • NAKT22SP
    Naprapathy, full-time studies


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