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

Pulmonary, Cardiovascular and Gastroenterological Rheabilitation (2017/2018)

Course code
4S000132
Credits
8
Coordinator
Marcello Ferrari

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
CARDIOLOGIA 1 MED/11-CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES FISIO VR 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Flavio Luciano Ribichini
MALATTIE DELL'APPARATO RESPIRATORIO 2 MED/10-RESPIRATORY DISEASES FISIO VR 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Marcello Ferrari
GASTROENTEROLOGIA 1 MED/12-GASTROENTEROLOGY FISIO VR 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Rachele Ciccocioppo
MEDICINA INTERNA E TERAPIA MEDICA 1 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE FISIO VR 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Annamaria Rigoni
MALATTIE VASCOLARI 1 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE FISIO VR 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Manlio Prior
METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA E CARDIOVASCOLARE 2 MED/48-NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION FISIO VR 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Marta Cornacchia

Learning outcomes

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MM: CARDIOLOGIA
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Objectives: To learn about the interactions of cardiovascular anatomy and function. Bases of cardiovascular pathology and the most commonly used cardiovascular active drugs. To be able to understand the most common cardiovascular diseases present on patients addressed to a rehabilitation program, and to be able to interpret cardiovascular diagnostic examinations. Expected bases: The student should be confident with the bases of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology.
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MM: MALATTIE DELL'APPARATO RESPIRATORIO
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The aim is to provide the student with fundamental knowledge regarding the main diseases and morbid conditions of the respiratory system that can be the subject of physiotherapy and rehabilitation or may interfere with it. At the end of the course the student must therefore be in possession of the essential knowledge for the recognition of the main morbid conditions of the respiratory system, and will need to know how to describe and understand the symptoms, the main diagnostic methods and the fundamental aspects of therapy, with particular regard to the rationale and methods of the intervention of rehabilitation and physiotherapy
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MM: GASTROENTEROLOGIA
The student at the end of the course will be able to recognize: 1. the anatomy and physiology of motor functions relevant for the function of swallowing, the containment and the expulsion of the faeces. 2. the functional alterations of the digestive system, both primitive and secondary to traumatic diseases, and to neurological and neuromuscular diseases.
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MM: MEDICINA INTERNA E TERAPIA MEDICA
The aim of course is to know the main deseases in field of internal medicine, the main techniques used in instrumental and laboratory diagnostics. Furthermore to illustrate the role of the physiotherapist in the management of the disease and rehabilitative interventions.
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MM: MALATTIE VASCOLARI
Understanding the main vascular diseases related to the 3 main districts (arterial, venous and lymphatic) and the microcirculation. Describe the main vascular risk factors and their role in atherosclerotic diseases. Knowing the most frequent and relevant vascular pathologies. Get the ability to evaluate a patient with vascular disease using the main imaging techniques and laboratory use in vascular diagnostics. Define basics, roles, objectives of rehabilitative interventions.
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MM: METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA E CARDIOVASCOLARE
Know the areas of intervention of respiratory and cardiovascular rehabilitation. Acquire theoretical and applied knowledge for clinical and functional evaluation of the patient with pulmonary and cardiovascular disease, for the setting and implementation of physiotherapy and rehabilitation interventions.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Fauci, Braunwald, Kasper, Houser, Longo, Jameson, Loscalzo Harrison Practice. Cardiologia McGraw-Hill Education 2012 8808185494
C. Rugarli Medicina Interna Sistematica MASSON 2016
UNIGASTRO Manuale di Gastroenterologia Editrice Gastroenterologica Italiana 2019 8849005636
ARIR (Associazione Riabilitatori dell'Insufficienza Respiratoria) - Lazzeri - Clini - Repossini Esame clinico e valutazione in riabilitazione respiratoria Elsevier - Masson 2006 9788821429033
ARIR (Associazione Riabilitatori dell'Insufficienza Respiratoria) - Brivio, Lazzeri La disostruzione bronchiale - Dalla teoria alla pratica Elsevier - Masson 2003 9788821425271




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