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HANDICAP VISUAL DISEASES IN THE AGE OF DEVELOPMENT

CODE 68315
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 2 credits during the 3nd year of 9283 ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/30
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Vision, an important tool for interaction with external reality, plays a decisive role in the psychomotor development of the child, and a compromise represents a situation of risks for many functions and adaptive skills.

The course aims to introduce students to the main diseases that may cause low vision in children and young adults.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquire knowledge and the ability to recognize the causes of visual impairments in the age of development and to use the appropriate instrumental techniques depending on the handicap.

TEACHING METHODS

The course includes 20 hours of lectures with the use of slides and videos

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Pathology anterior segment of eyelid ptosis, keratoconus, corneal leucoma, iridocyclitis,

cataracts, glaucoma.

Pathology posterior segment senile maculopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment,

retinopathy pigmentosa, retinopathy of the premature

Pathology of the optic pathologies pathology of the optic nerve, chiasmatic compression, pathology

retrochiasmatic retrogeniculate pathways.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Notes provided by the teacher

Specific topics can be explored on the following texts:

- "Clinic of the visual apparatus II" by Claudio Azzolini, Francesco Carta, Stefano Gandolfi, Ugo Menchini, Francesca Simonelli, Carlo Enrico Traverso

- Various authors "Quaderni di Ophthalmology, program of continuous updating: Visual rehabilitation" Publisher SOI 2014

- Parmeggiani F., Milan E., Steindler P., "The clinical and rehabilitative management of the partially sighted patient" Fabiano ed. Canelli (AT) 2002

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIA MUSOLINO (President)

CARLO ALBERTO CUTOLO

MICHELE IESTER

MASSIMO NICOLO' (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

october

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
13/01/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
26/01/2022 12:00 GENOVA Orale
10/02/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
16/02/2022 12:00 GENOVA Orale
06/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
15/06/2022 12:00 GENOVA Orale
04/07/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2022 12:00 GENOVA Orale
01/09/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
14/09/2022 12:00 GENOVA Orale