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PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY : BASIC CONCEPTS IN DEVELOP

CODE 68662
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 8 cfu during the 1st year of 9287 TERAPIA DELLA NEURO E PSICOMOTRICITA' DELL'ETA' EVOL(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/39
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

         The teaching of sets the goal of:
    - provide students with the basics of neurobiological maturation processes;  
    - develop in students knowledge on neurobiological development of the central nervous system and clinical correlates; 
    - to have students acquire the main stages of posturo-motor, linguistic, emotional and social development.
    - develop in students the knowledge related to the different development curves in the different areas of operation and therefore for each individual neuropsychological function. 
    - develop in students the skills related to certain assessment tools.

       EXPECTED LEARNING RESULTS: At the end of the teaching, the student will be able to:
    - Know the neuropsychological functioning and in particular the different development curves; 
    - Apply some evaluation tools.
    - Integrate the different development curves; 
    - Build/create operating profiles:
    - Recognize acquired skills, un acquired skills and emerging skills.

     

    TEACHING METHODS

    The lessons are conducted in the front with interactive and participatory mode by the students in order to make the contents of the program even more explicit and experiential.

    The program is then carried out with the support of slides (Power Point), integrated with the presentation of clinical cases (sometimes also with video) and implementation of simulations/tutorials.

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • Cerebral neurobiological maturation processes

    Proliferative phenomena, of "routing"

    Regressive phenomena, of "apoptosis"

    Hemispheric lateralization and sexual dominance or differentiation

    Sensitive-vulnerable periods

    Brain plasticity

    • Stages of posture-motor development

    Spontaneous Infant motility – General movements

    Neonatal Reflexology

    Evolution of Posture

    Evolution of the path

    Evolution of prehension and manipulation

    • The development of the permanence of the object
    • Stages of language development
    • Stages of emotional development
    •  Stages of social development
    • The development of child play and imitation 
    • The development and evaluation of the attachment
    • The development and evaluation of attachment
    • Introduction to Sensory Systems - > Sensation vs Perception: Typical Development
    • Introduction to development evaluation methods and techniques.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    The examination will mainly focus on handouts, documents and articles provided by the teacher.

    Recommended Texts:

    • Camaion L., Di Blasio P., Psicologia dello sviluppo, Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna, 2007.
    • Camaion L., Aureli T., Perucchini P., Osservare e valutare il comportamento infantile, Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna, 2004.
    • De Negri M., Neuropsichiatria dell’età evolutiva, Ed Piccin-Nuova Libraria, 2004.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    EUGENIA DUFOUR (President)

    RICCARDA BARBIERI

    FRANCESCA MARIA BATTAGLIA

    ELISA DAVINI

    LAURA FORNONI

    ANDREA INGENITO

    LINO NOBILI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    You can refer to the hour voice of lessons

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

       The way in which this module is examined will also be preferably oral to allow the sharing of the methods of study used by the student and to clarify any doubts that have arisen during the same
    Initially, a favorite topic is asked by the student, and then moved on to two other topics at the discretion of the teacher.
    Additional questions may be asked if the student does not respond correctly and/or appears uncertain about the former.

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Ability to orient itself within the program, make connections between different development curves, identify emerging, acquired and unacquired functions; Clarity and specificity in the exposure, coherence and correctness of data content in response

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    11/01/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale 11 gennaio e 8 febbraio 2022 (solo per iscritti secondo anno o rimasti indietro)
    08/02/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale 11 gennaio e 8 febbraio 2022 (solo per iscritti secondo anno o rimasti indietro)
    14/06/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale 11 gennaio e 8 febbraio 2022 (solo per iscritti secondo anno o rimasti indietro)
    05/07/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale 11 gennaio e 8 febbraio 2022 (solo per iscritti secondo anno o rimasti indietro)
    06/09/2022 08:00 GENOVA Orale 11 gennaio e 8 febbraio 2022 (solo per iscritti secondo anno o rimasti indietro)

    FURTHER INFORMATION

     The examination may not be supported unless the relative propedeucity   is respected.

     As these are integrated course exams, not passing a single discipline involves the repetition of the entire exam.