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LOW VISION AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

CODE 68316
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 2 cfu during the 3nd year of 9283 ORTOTTICA ED ASSISTENZA OFTALMOLOGICA(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/30
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    In the training of the figure of the Assistant Surgeon in Ophthalmology, the knowledge of modern methods of visual functional assessment and visual stimulation for an early and global rehabilitative approach towards the visually impaired child affected by psychomotor retardation and development is of particular importance.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The lessons provide the knowledge to understand the role of  low vision in the global development of the child in the developmental age.

    The multidisciplinary synergic rehabilitative method for the visually impaired child with associated pluridisability is described.

    The current methods of visual functional assessment and visual stimulation of the Assistant Physiotherapist in Ophthalmology are analyzed and described for an early and comprehensive rehabilitative approach towards the visually impaired child affected by psychomotor retardation and developmental disability.

    TEACHING METHODS

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

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    - The construction of the self and the surrounding world in the visual disabled

    - Consequences on psychological development

    - Objectives of rehabilitation

    - Characteristics of the rehabilitation project

    - Visual stimulation and other rehabilitation interventions

    - Classification of visual disability: law 3 April 2001 n. 138

    - The role of visual rehabilitation in subjects with pluridisability

    - School, technology and visual disability

    - Test for the evaluation of visual acuity for far and near in visually impaired children (Lea Hyvarinen Line Test, L.H. symbols chart, L.H.gratings, ETDRS, MN READ ...)

    - Nef funnel and manual or computerized perimetry

    - Evaluation of the sensitivity to contrast, of the chromatic sense,

    - Behavioral response examinations

    - Exams that do not require verbal response

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    C. Martinoli, E. Delpino: "Visual rehabilitation manual for blind and partially sighted people" -Franco Angeli

     

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    october

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral.

    It is necessary to register for the exam from the website: https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam focuses on the topics covered during the lessons and also aims to assess the ability to deepen and the ability to expose the contents of the subject in a clear and understandable, but at the same time through the use of a correct technical language and scientific.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/01/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
    09/02/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
    05/06/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
    03/07/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano
    07/09/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale SEDE: Clinica Oculistica - V Piano