Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Legnago)

Chronic clinical nursing care - MEDICINA RIABILITATIVA

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Name of lecturer
Alessandro Picelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
INF LEG - 2° anno 2° sem dal Apr 15, 2020 al Jun 30, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course will provide students with some fundamental concepts concerning the rehabilitation management of some of the main neurological and orthopedic diseases

1. To define disability
2. To define the main organizational and assistance models in rehabilitation medicine
2. To define the disabling problems of the main neurological and orthopedic diseases.
3. To learn the fundamentals of therapeutic rehabilitative approaches to the disabling problems of the main neurological and orthopedic pathologies

4. Participate in the drafting of rehabilitation project / program of the main neurological and orthopedic diseases
5. Recognizing the disabling problems of the main neurological and orthopedic diseases in order to perform the nursing management


The course will cover the following topics:

- Concepts of impairment, disability, handicap.
- International Classification of the Functioning of Disability and Health (ICF).
- Rehabilitation: intervention strategies and prevention.
- Prosthetics, orthoses and aids.
- Neuromotor rehabilitation of patient with stroke and brain injury.
- Rehabilitation of neurological bladder
- Rehabilitation of hip and knee arthroplasty

Lectures with slides.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Carolyn Kisner - Lynn Allen Colby - John Borstad Esercizio terapeutico: fondamenti e tecniche Piccin 2019 ISBN 978-88-299-3021-0
Nino Basaglia Medicina Riabilitativa Idelson - Gnocchi 2009 9788879474917
Giorgio N. Valobra, Renato Gatto, Marco Monticone Trattato di medicina fisica e riabilitazione Utet Scienze Mediche 2007 8802078963

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with multiple-choice and/or open questions.

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