Community health - MEDICINA FISICA E RIABILITATIVA (2016/2017)

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 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

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

Syllabus

The program will cover the following topics:
- Cerebrovascular disease: from pathophysiology to description and management of the main motor and cognitive disabling 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 the main motor and cognitive disabling outcomes
- Communication disorders in the elderly: pathophysiology and the role of the caregiver
- Neuroinflammatory disease: pathophysiology of Multiple Sclerosis, description and management of the main motor and cognitive disabling outcomes

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will focus on the lessons topics. It will be done in writing mode.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017