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

Pulmonary, Cardiovascular and Gastroenterological Rheabilitation - CARDIOLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Domenico Catanzariti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
FISIO ROV 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 2, 2017 al Nov 17, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

-Syntethic presentation of concepts about anatomy and physiology of the heart;
-The most common clinical syndromes of heart diseases;
-Physiopathologic correlates, clinical presentation and therapeutic options about heart failure ;
-Physiopathologic correlates, clinical presentation and therapeutic options about coronary heart disease;
-Physiopathologic correlates, clinical presentation and therapeutic options about arrhythmias and cardiac arrest;
-Cardiovascular risk factors: definition and prevention strategies;
-Cardiac rehabilitation.

Verifying comprehension of exposed concepts and discussing practical applications.


Anatomy and physiology of the heart
Classification of heart diseases;
Coronary heart disease
Heart failure
Cardiac arrhythmias and sudden death
Cardiovascular risk factors
Cardiac rehabilitation

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Catanzariti Dispense di cardiologia riabilitativa 2020

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam is organized by integrating specific contents with those related to other modules of the same course.
Five written questions with multiple answers (only one is correct) are proposed; an oral discussion, integrated with the other modules, conclude the examination.

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