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

Speech therapy rehabilitation of degenerative diseases - RIABILITAZIONE COGNITIVA NELLE PATOLOGIE NEUROLOGICHE DELL'ADULTO

Course code
4S000171
Name of lecturer
Nicola Smania
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
LOGO 3^ anno - 1^semestre dal Mar 2, 2020 al Apr 9, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Provide knowledge about:
- the most common cognitive deficits that result from neurological diseases
- testing methods for the diagnosis of cognitive deficits
- neuropsychological rehabilitation elements

Syllabus

Stroke and related cognitive disorders
- neglect
- apraxia
- dementia
- amnesia
- executive dysfuncions
Cognitive rehabilitation: the interdisciplinary team, first interview with the patient and family, assessment of patient with neglect; assessment of attentional disorders; assesment of apraxia; assessment of dementia and MCI: Clinical cases: cognitive deficits, pathophysiology, impairment, assessment and rehabilitation.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mazzucchi La riabilitazione neuropsicologica, Premesse teoriche e applicazioni cliniche (Edizione 3) Elsevier 2012 8821427986

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple Answer Quiz
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