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ONCOLOGICAL REHABILITATION

CODE 68208
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 4 cfu during the 3nd year of 9281 FISIOTERAPIA(L/SNT2) - GE SAN MARTINO
  • 4 cfu during the 3nd year of 9281 FISIOTERAPIA(L/SNT2) - PIETRA LIGURE
  • 4 cfu during the 3nd year of 9281 FISIOTERAPIA(L/SNT2) - CHIAVARI
  • 4 cfu during the 3nd year of 9281 FISIOTERAPIA(L/SNT2) - LA SPEZIA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/48
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GE SAN MARTINO
  • PIETRA LIGURE
  • CHIAVARI
  • LA SPEZIA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Oncology rehabilitation is the branch of rehabilitative medicine that deals with the iatrogenic outcomes, that is resulting from early and late surgical, medical and radiation treatments in oncology

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    To acquire information on oncological surgery and rehabilitation. To know the principles of rehabilitation of the main uro-gynecological and pelvic floor pathologies. To know the patient's assessment of both medical and surgical respiratory and cardiological pathology, indications and contraindications to the rehabilitative treatment and the most recent physiotherapy techniques.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    1.Meaning of rehabilitation in oncology. Goals in rehabilitation  oncology. The concept of iatrogenic outcome. Research and application of protocols.

    2. Evaluation of the patient and prescription of the physiotherapy program. The quality of life.

    3. Outcomes in oncological Surgery (recovery and modification over time).

    4. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy outcomes (recovery and modification over time).

    5. Lymphedema after dissection and after radiotherapy. Secondary lymphedema.

    6. Pain in oncological rehabilitation. Assessment and treatment.  Complementary medicine.

    7. Metastasis. Precautions in rehabilitative treatment.

    8. Orthoses

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

     

     

     

    • Meaning of oncological rehabilitation: the concept of iatrogenic outcome. Research and application of protocols

    • Patient evaluation and prescription of the physiotherapy program. The quality of life

    • Outcomes in oncological Surgery (recovery and modification over time).

      Radiotherapy and chemotherapy outcomes (recovery and modification over time).

    • Lymphedema after dissection. Secondary lymphedema. Treatment according to the guidelines

    • Pain in oncological rehabilitation. Assessment and treatment.  Complementary medicine.

    • Rehabilitation in Breast Cancer:

          1) assessment of early and late outcomes and rehabilitation of disfunctions

          2) treatment guidelines

    • Rehabilitation in head and neck cancer:

         1) motility disfunction

         2) alterations of chewing, swallowing, and feeding ability

    • Rehabilitation of swallowing of physiotherapy competence

    • Physiotherapy in the metastatic patient: indications and contraindications

    • Physiotherapy in patients with advanced cancer

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LAURA FARAGUTI (President)

    ALICE ANGELERI

    VALENTINA DABOVE

    ALICE DE VINCENZI

    FRANCESCO DI LAORA

    ANDREA INGENITO

    LUCA LOGUERCIO

    FULVIA MARITANO

    MICHELA PICASSO

    DEBORA SCORSONE

    MARIA GIUSEPPINA VIDILI

    ANDREA ZERILLI

    AURORA PRATESI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    EXAMS

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Details on the exam will be given during lessons.

    The exam will focus mainly on the subjects discussed during frontal lessons and on every item specified in the program

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    26/01/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    22/02/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/06/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    30/06/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    13/07/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    06/09/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    30/09/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Clara Leoncini: c-l-a-r-a78@libero.it