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CARDIOLOGICAL REHABILITATION

CODE 68206
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 1 credit during the 3nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) CHIAVARI
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/48
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION CHIAVARI (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The teaching of cardiologic rehabilitation is inserted in the context of the integrated course of Rehabilitation of visceral functions, which includes 4 disciplinary modules: oncologic rehabilitation, uro-genital rehabilitation, cardiologic rehabilitation, respiratory rehabilitation

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To acquire the notions and critical tools on the surgical procedure and on the rehabilitation phase of cancer patients; to know the rehabilitative principles of the main urogynecological diseases of the pelvic floor; to know the assessment of the patient with respiratory and cardiological pathology, both medical and surgical, the indications and contraindications to the rehabilitation treatment and the most recent physiotherapeutic techniques.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To promote the acquisition of basic knowledge necessary for the student of the 3rd year of the degree course in order to be able to make a correct assessment of a patient suffering from cardiac or cardiovascular disease; to instruct to design and carry out an appropriate and personalized rehabilitation intervention in the criteria of efficacy and safety.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures in the classroom, slides presentation and video

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

CARDIAC REHABILITATION

1.      Definition, phases and aims

2.      Components of cardiac rehabilitation and rehabilitation team

3.      Risk stratification; cardiovascular risk factors

4.      Indications and contraindications

5.      Patient assessment (clinical assessment, 6MWTest, ergometric test, cardiopulmonary exercise test, X-ray)

6.      Rehabilitation session features:

1.      type of activity (breathing exercises, calisthenic exercises, training, stretching)

2.      frequency

3.      Duration

4.      Intensity: anaerobic threshold, Watts, METs, heart rate, shortness of breath

5.      Method: continuous training, interval training, circuit weight training

6.      Phases (warm-up, workout, cool-down...)

7.      Monitoring needs and training interruption/termination criteria

7.      Physical training effects

8.      Elderly patient

9.      Heart failure, NYHA classification

10.  Ischemic Pathology (Heart attack, Angioplasty, Chronic peripheral arterial disease, etc.)

11.  Post-surgical patient (coronaric bypass, valve replacement , aortic disease , congenital heart disease)

12.  Transplanted patient; brief notes on VAD

13.  Extensive rehabilitation or maintenance (follow up, the educational role of the physiotherapist) 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Text book: "Riabilitazione cardiologica",  Galati, Vigorito  EDI-ERMES

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures in the classroom, slides presentation and video

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
25/01/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
22/02/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
10/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
30/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale