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TECHNIQUES FOR NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION

CODE 68194
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 2 credits during the 2nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) PIETRA LIGURE
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/48
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION PIETRA LIGURE (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course analyses the basis and principles of neurological rehabilitation in adults based on scientific evidences and scientific guideline

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The purpose of this course is to provide to the student fundamental knowledge of clinical reasoning and the ability to develop rehabilitation treatment based on: (1) symptom and signs examination, (2) functional and clinical evaluation of motor ability, activities day of leaving and quality of life; (3) short, medium and long-term objectives identification, (4) therapeutic exercise construction following guidelines and scientific evidences.

TEACHING METHODS

Teaching consists of theoretical lectures for a total of 20 hours (2 CFUs)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Rehabilitation Objective and instruments

·         Therapeutic exercise in neurorehabilitation (definition, modality e objectives)

·         Action observation

·         Motor Imagery

Physiotherapy Scientific evidences and guidelines of patients with

·         Stroke

·         Multiple Sclerosis

·         Ataxia

·         Spinal cord injuries

·         Movement disorders (ex. Parkinson)

Physiotherapy Scientific evidences and guidelines of patients with

·         Polyneuropathies

·         Mononeuropathies

·         Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Rehabilitation aspects and protocols of:

·         Stroke

·         Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonism  

·         Multiple sclerosis

·         Traumatic brain injuries

·         Spinal cord injuries

·         Coma, persistent vegetative state, acquired cerebrovascular disease

·         Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Teaching consists of theoretical lectures for a total of 20 hours (2 CFUs)

LESSONS START

2nd semester

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral interview. The exam will last 20-30 minutes. It is based on 2/3 questions concerning the various topics of the program. During the exam the teacher will evaluate the student's ability to report on the topics discussed in the lessons.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Exposure clarity, connectivity, rigor, and communicative ability are valued. The teacher also evaluates the student's ability to perform critical analysis and links between the various contents discussed in the lesson. To overcome the test, it is necessary to obtain a passing grade evaluation for all the questions

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/01/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
27/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
09/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
23/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale