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

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN DEVELOPMENTAL AGE - PATOLOGIE NEUROPSICHIATRICHE INFANTILI IN FISIOTERAPIA

Course code
4S007294
Name of lecturer
Gaetano Cantalupo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/39 - CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 3^ anno - 1^semestre dal Oct 1, 2020 al Dec 18, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To understand how disease processes impact on normal neurological functions and developmental trajectories.
To learn the neurological diagnostic method, including how to integrate anamnestic information, neurological exam at different ages, and instrumental diagnostic tools, with particular reference to neuromuscular diseases and principal central nervous system disorders.

Syllabus

Principles of embryology, anatomy and functional organization of the SN
The diagnostic process in neurological diseases in developmental age
Neurological examination of preterm and term newborn
Neurological examination in childhood
Diagnostic approach to muscular hypotonia or weakness in infancy
Principles of neurophysiological tools (EMG and EEG)
Principles of neuroradiological tools (cranial US and brain MRI)
Cerebral palsies (clinical pictures and possible etiologies)

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Cantalupo Gaetano Appunti delle lezioni  
Michele Roccella Neuropsichiatria infantile Piccin-Nuova Libraria 2007 9788829918942
Militerni, R. Neuropsichiatria infantile. (Edizione 5) Napoli: Idelson-Gnocchi. 2015 978-8-879-47610-2

Assessment methods and criteria

oral



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