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
Francesco Fantin
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
LOGO 3^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Jan 7, 2019 al Feb 28, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The teaching aims is to analyze some physiopathologic , clinical and helpful aspects related to priority health problems of the elderly, selected for their epidemiological importance, in a clinical instability’s situation and in a chronic disease/disability. It considers the changes due to ageing and to the chronic-degenerative disease’s problems increasing. The approach focuses on management and identification of existing and possible problems’, considering various helpful contests and self-care abilities’ promotion and development

Syllabus

Ageing physiologic process’ aspects

Multidimensional geriatric assessment

Confusional state (delirium, anxiety, aggressive behaviour) phisiopatology and pharmacological tretatment

Dementia

Proetin-Caloric Malnutrition

Syncope and Falls

Dysphagia in the elderly

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Ottavio Bosello, Mauro Zamboni Manuale di Gerontologia e Geriatria (Edizione 1) 978-88-299-2094-5 2011
Senin Paziente anziano e paziente geriatrico EdiSes, Napoli, ultima ed.  

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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