Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Vicenza)

Rehabilitation of osteoarticular diseases - MEDICINA FISICA E RIABILITAZIONE DELL'APPARATO LOCOMOTORE

Course code
4S000135
Name of lecturer
Stefano Mazzon
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
FISIO VI 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 18, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

FISIO VI 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

Make the students know and learn:
- The main causes of orthopedic disabilities
- The rehabilitation principles of the most common orthopedic disabilties
- The principles of operation and the indications / contraindications of physical therapy in orthopedic disabilities
- The Evidence Based Medicine principles and their application in evaluating the effectiveness of physical medicine and rehabilitation of the musculoskeletal system.

Syllabus

Low back pain: causes, clinical expressions and rehabilitation; evidence of effectiveness of rehabilitation treatments.
- Rehabilitation of hip arthroplasty and hip fracture
- Rehabilitation of rotator cuff surgery
- Proprioceptive rehabilitation
- Physical therapy: electrotherapy, ultrasound, laser, magnetoherapy, shockwaves.
Evidence of effectiveness of physical therapy.
- Principles of Evidence Based Medicine (PICO, RCT)

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and oral tests.
1-hour written test: multiple-choice questions and open questions.
Oral test (generally few days after the written test): discussion of the written test, possible other questions.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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