Community health - MEDICINA FISICA E RIABILITATIVA (2017/2018)

Course code
4S000600
Name of lecturer
Marialuisa Gandolfi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 26, 2018 al Apr 21, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To know the disabling outcomes that affect people suffering from cerebrovascular, neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases with particular reference to the motor and cognitive deficits that affect the quality of life and social participation of the person and their family members negatively.

Syllabus

The program will cover the following topics:
- Cerebrovascular disease: from pathophysiology to description and management of the principal motor and disabling cognitive outcomes
- Swallowing disorders in the elderly: pathophysiology, rehabilitation management and the role of the caregiver
- Neurodegenerative diseases: pathophysiology of Parkinson's Disease, description and management of motor and disabling cognitive outcomes
- Communication disorders in the elderly: pathophysiology and the role of the caregiver
- Neuroinflammatory disease: pathophysiology of Multiple Sclerosis, description and management of the motor and disabling cognitive outcomes

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Carlo Cisari, Franco Molteni stroke clinica e riabilitazione (Edizione 1) edi-ermes 2009 978-88-7051-277-9

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam in which the student will show in-depth knowledge of the different experimental designs.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018