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

Visceral rehabilitation II - METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA GERIATRICA

Course code
4S000148
Name of lecturer
Elisa Lovato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 3^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2018 al Nov 9, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Acquire knowledge about elderly people and how to rehabilitate them.
Acquire knowledge about influence of diseases on elderly health.
Be able to assess and plan rehabilitation with interdisciplinary team.

Syllabus

The course will cover the following topics
1. THE ELDERLY
1.1 main features
1.2 psychosocial issues
1.3 terminally ill

2. GERIATRIC COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT
2.1 definition
2.2 Individual Assistance Plan
2.3 central aspects of the patient’s history
2.4 physical examination
2.5 comorbidity rates
2.6 assessment of disability
2.7 assessment of cognitive function

3. THE FRAIL ELDERLY
3.1 definition of frailty
3.2 frailty syndrome
3.3 frailty and disability
3.4 geriatric syndrome

4. CAREGIVER
4.1 definition
4.2 who is caregiver?
4.3 evidence about caregiver

5. DEMENTIA
5.1 definition
5.2 patient with dementia
5.3 rehabilitation of patients with dementia

6. SETTING
6.1 elderly’s home
6.2 rehabilitation setting
6.3 Hogewey

7. ELDERLY NURSING HOME
7.1 the elder people in nursing home
7.2 professional figures in elderly nursing home
7.3 type of elder people living in nursing home

8. ELDERLY AND POSTURE
8.1 how change posture in elderly people
8.2 way of walking

9. FALLS
9.1 why elder people fall?
9.2 risk factors of falls
9.3 Conley Scale
9.4 preventive actions

10. PHYSICAL RESTRAINT
10.1 legal aspects
10.2 when is necessary?
10.3 how long is necessary?
10.4 instruments of restraint’s classification
10.5 alternative measures

DIDACTIC METHODS
Classroom meetings include the use of lectures (with slides and films), group discussions and exercises

Assessment methods and criteria

Delivery of a review of the literature on a topic chosen by the student among those exposed in class. The student will be responsible for concluding the review with a critical analysis and personal opinions on the topic.
The evaluation will be given taking into account the student's ability to research, analyze and critique and draft the report according to the criteria presented in class

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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