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

Pulmonary, Cardiovascular and Gastroenterological Rheabilitation - METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA E CARDIOVASCOLARE

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Name of lecturer
Lucia Foschi
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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

Provider basic breath physiology knowledge, chest and heart diseases,, training principale. To develop a clinical reasoning constructed on the individual patient. Provide the tools to make a complete evaluation of the patient with respiratory and heart disease and to build, based on the recorded information, personalized physiotherapy program with proper physiotherapy and targeted objectives strategies. Evaluation scales on the issues of the subject matter for use validated outcome measures.seases.


general assessment of the patient with cardiorespiratory disease: Medical history, vital signs, laboratory examinations Interpretation, cough evaluation; Physical examination: inspection, palpation Percussion, Auscultazione
Chest Physioterapy General principles, Clearing Clogged, re-expansion and Reconditioning.
Evaluetion scale and outcome measure
Evaluation and physioterapy treatment of the main peculiarities of cardiorespiratory diseases in adults and children
General principles of reconditioning effort and application in different areas
Invasive and non invasive ventilation and weaning
O2 Humidification and aerosol Therapy devices.
Major Surgery effect on Chest and Heart areas

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
ARIR (Associazione Riabilitatori dell'Insufficienza Respiratoria) - Lazzeri - Clini - Repossini Esame clinico e valutazione in riabilitazione respiratoria Elsevier - Masson 2006 9788821429033
ARIR (Associazione Riabilitatori dell'Insufficienza Respiratoria) Lazzeri - Brivio - Carlucci - Piaggi Il ricondizionamento all'esercizio fisico del paziente con patologia respiuratoria. Dalla valutazione al trattamento (Edizione 1) Edra 2014 978-88-214-3742-7
ARIR (Associazione Riabilitatori dell'Insufficienza Respiratoria) - Brivio, Lazzeri La disostruzione bronchiale - Dalla teoria alla pratica Elsevier - Masson 2003 9788821425271

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test:
24 multiple choice questions
1 open questions Clinical cases

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