Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Medical clinic, gerontology and medical treatment - INTERAZIONE CON ALTRE FIGURE PROFESSIONALI

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Name of lecturer
Luisa Saiani
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Lezioni 2° semestre - 6° anno dal Jan 29, 2018 al Apr 27, 2018.

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Learning outcomes

This course is aiming at to analyze the profile and the role of the different kind of health professionals, who works in cooperation with the physicians (eg nurses, midwifery, occupational therapist.. ).


The interprofessional collaboration as a key point for a good health team. How are the strategies to facilitate the integration between heath practitioner (eg pre- conferenze, post-conference ). The clinical outcome that are influenced by the interprofessional interactions.
How to deal with health needs of gerontological patients, which requires an interpofessional approach.
Multiprofessional approach and cooperation model development in the community care

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Vazirani S, Hays RD, Shapiro MF, Cowan M Effect of a multidisciplinary intervention on communication and Am J Crit Care 2005 Jan;14(1):71-7
Reeves S, Pelone F, Harrison R, Goldman J, Zwarenstein M . Interprofessional collaboration to improve professional practice and healthcare outcomes Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

The final examination will consist of multiple choice questions to assess students' understanding of the concepts covered in the course.


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