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

Pulmonary, Cardiovascular and Gastroenterological Rheabilitation (2018/2019)

Course code
4S000132
Credits
8
Coordinator
Sergio De Marchi

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
CARDIOLOGIA 1 MED/11-CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES FISIO VI 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Michele Pighi
MALATTIE DELL'APPARATO RESPIRATORIO 2 MED/10-RESPIRATORY DISEASES FISIO VI 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Rolando Negrin
GASTROENTEROLOGIA 1 MED/12-GASTROENTEROLOGY FISIO VI 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Armando Gabbrielli
MEDICINA INTERNA E TERAPIA MEDICA 1 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE FISIO VI 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Sergio De Marchi
MALATTIE VASCOLARI 1 MED/09-INTERNAL MEDICINE FISIO VI 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Sergio De Marchi
METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA E CARDIOVASCOLARE 2 MED/48-NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION FISIO VI 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE Fiorella Giaretta

Learning outcomes

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MM: CARDIOLOGIA
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To discuss and analyse the most frequent cardiovascular diseases. To know the most important diagnostic investigations (instrumental and in-laboratory) in the differential diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. To know the indications, the roles and the goals of the most impaortant rehabilitation programs, To know the most prominent issue in quality of life of patients affected by cardiovascular disease, with particular focus on rehabiltation.
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MM: MALATTIE DELL'APPARATO RESPIRATORIO
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MM: GASTROENTEROLOGIA
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MM: MEDICINA INTERNA E TERAPIA MEDICA
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To know and describe pathologies included in the course program, including main instrumental and laboratory diagnostic procedures.
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MM: MALATTIE VASCOLARI
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To know and describe pathologies included in the program. To know main instrumental diagnosis procedures.
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MM: METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA E CARDIOVASCOLARE
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The module aims to give the students the necessary knowledge to evaluate the functional impairments and limitations that follow the main respiratory and cardiovascular diseases and to plan specific physiotherapy interventions.

Syllabus

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MM: CARDIOLOGIA
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Cardiac anatomy. Phisiology of the cardiovascular system. Cardiovascular risk factors. Cardiovascular prevention. Ischemic cardiomiopathy: risk factors, clinical presentation, medical therapy, percutaneous and surgical treatment. Heart failure: risk factors, clinical presentation, medical therapy, percutaneous and surgical treatment. Heart valvular diseases: aortic stenosis, mitral stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral regurgitation. risk factors, clinical presentation, medical therapy, percutaneous and surgical treatment. Cardiovascular rehabilitation post-percutaneous and surcical treatment of ischamic cardiomiopathy and valvular diseases. Basic Life Support.
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MM: GASTROENTEROLOGIA
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MM: MEDICINA INTERNA E TERAPIA MEDICA
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ENDOCRINOLOGY – Diabetes (pathophysiology , morbidity and mortality, acute and chronic complications , therapy), GH pathologies , thyroid diseases, Adrenal gland diseases. HEMATOLOGY : Anemia
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MM: MALATTIE VASCOLARI
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Atherosclerotic plaque. Peripheral arterial diesease. Chronic venous insufficiency. Lymphatic stasis.
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MM: METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA E CARDIOVASCOLARE
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• Basic concepts of cardiovascular rehabilitation • Physical exercise: typology, intensity, modality, duration, frequency; indications and contraindications • Ischemic heart disease: rehabilitation project, patient’s evaluation and physiotherapy treatment in the acute and subacute phases • Heart failure: rehabilitation project, functional evaluation scales, physiotherapy treatment in the acute and stabilization phases • Specific features of cardiovascular rehabilitation in the elderly • Heart surgery: patient’s evaluation and physiotherapy treatment. Specific features of cardiovascular rehabilitation in cardiac transplant patient • Lower limb peripheral obstructive arterial disease: classification and evaluation of symptoms; controlled physical activity programs • Chronic lower limb venous insufficiency: conservative-rehabilitation treatment, physical activity program • Respiratory rehabilitation: definition and indications • Bronchial deobstruction techniques • Respiratory physiotherapy before and after abdominal/thoracic surgery. Tracheostomy tube weaning • Neonatal respiratory physiotherapy • Specific respiratory techniques • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: patient’s evaluation and physiotherapy treatment • Respiratory diseases in spinal cord injury • Physical therapist’s role in the healthcare education of the patient affected by respiratory and cardiovascular diseases

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: CARDIOLOGIA
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Oral examination focusing on the topics of the lessons and the material provided by the teacher.
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MM: MALATTIE DELL'APPARATO RESPIRATORIO
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MM: GASTROENTEROLOGIA
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MM: MEDICINA INTERNA E TERAPIA MEDICA
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ORAL
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MM: MALATTIE VASCOLARI
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ORAL
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MM: METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA E CARDIOVASCOLARE
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Test: oral – written

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Alfonso galati/Carlo Vigorito Riabilitazione cardiologica edi-ermes  
a cura del docente Materiale Didattico 2019
Giancarlo Garuti Trattamento delle secrezioni dell’apparato respiratorio nel paziente ostruttivo e restrittivo. Dalla teoria alla pratica Edizioni Minerva Medica 2019 978-88-7711-961-2




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