Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Speech therapy rehabilitation of degenerative diseases - GERIATRIA

Course code
4S000171
Name of lecturer
Mauro Zamboni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Feb 1, 2017 al Mar 31, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

LOGO 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student will be able to recognize, understand and manage the main clinical problems of the elderly. In particular learning objectives will be the physiology of aging, the comprehensive geriatric assessment, evaluation and management of disability, immobilization syndrome, falls, syncope, malnutrition and dehydration.

Syllabus

Aging Demography
Models of care in the elderly
Malnutrition
Comprehensive geriatric assessment
Disability
Dehydration
Immobilization syndrome
Cardiovascular risk in the elderly
Dysphagia: evaluation and treatment

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Senin Paziente anziano e paziente geriatrico EdiSes, Napoli, ultima ed.  

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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