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MUSCOLOSKELETAL DISEASES

CODE 68368
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 2nd year of 9287 TERAPIA DELLA NEURO E PSICOMOTRICITA' DELL'ETA' EVOL(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/33
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course will consist of lectures covering the main aspects of paediatric orthopaedics relevant to the integrated course. There will be ample possibility of interaction with the teacher by asking questions and case based discussions.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    To provide students with core knowledge of pediatric orthopedics needed to understand diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for the children they will look after.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Teaching aims

     

    The aims of the course are:

    • provide students with the core knowledge of main orthopaedics and trauma conditions of the growing children;
    • teach students how to perform basic differential diagnosis between orthopaedic conditions and other related conditions;
    • teach students how to recognize different stages of evolution and growth of the lower limbs till adulthood;

    Learning goals:

    • learn how to recognize and treat main paediatric orthopaedic conditions with special interest on occupational therapy and rehabilitaion
    • learn how to perform a correct differential diagnosis between pathologic trauma and orthopaedic conditions and growth-related, non-pathologic conditions;
    • learn how to recognize and classify different types of growth cartilage injuries and predict evolution and outcome of the lesions;

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures will be supported by powerpoint slide projection. All slides will be made available to the students and will help their learning of the topics. In case of specific topics, there will be invited lecturers who will provide the students with the latest updates with regard to diagnosis and treatment of specific disoders.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • Fractures and physeal injuries
    • Sport injuries
    • Spina bifida and other neuromuscular disorders
    • Osteochondral dysplasia
    • Paediatric knee
    • Hand and upper limb deformities
    • Limbs deformities (uni- or multi-axial)
    • Paediatric foot
    • Paediatric spinal deformities

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Slides of the lectures

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    EUGENIA DUFOUR (President)

    MATTEO FORMICA

    CLARA MALATTIA

    SILVIA SEMINO

    GLORIA SODINI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    October - November

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam score on a 0 – 30 scale

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam will verify the achievement of the expected learning objectivesby checking the ability of the students to apply their knowledge of the paediatric orthopaedic disorders and reasoning skills to real-based clinical cases.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    24/01/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    21/02/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    20/06/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    18/07/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
    19/09/2022 08:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale