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

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN DEVELOPMENTAL AGE - METODOLOGIA DELLA FISIOTERAPIA MUSCOLO SCHELETRICA E NEUROLOGICA IN ETA' EVOLUTIVA

Course code
4S007294
Name of lecturer
Elisa Vaccari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION
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

Provide basic knowledge regarding the pathologies of the developmental age, the methodology of musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapy, as well as the enabling / rehabilitation methodologies in pediatric age

Syllabus

Physiotherapy in pediatric age (holistic approach, evolutionary process, habilitation-rehabilitation concept)
Centrality of the family
Methodology for the treatment of childhood disabilities
Therapeutic setting
History of Pediatric Rehabilitation
Infantile Cerebral Palsy
Spina bifida
Neuromuscular diseases
Dyspraxias
Aids and orthoses
Evaluation tools
Postural torticollis and congenital myogenic torticollis
Malposition of the feet in the infant
Congenital clubfoot
Obstetric paralysis
Congenital dislocation of the hip
Dysmorphisms of the spine
The premature baby
General Movements
Infant Massage
Respiratory physiotherapy of the premature infant
Cystic fibrosis
Palliative interventions in pediatric oncology
Functional Surgery
Botulinum toxin
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
Baclofen pump

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Herbert - Jamtvedt - Hagen - Mead Fisioterapia basata sulle evidenze (Edizione 2) Edra - Masson 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam or alternatively drafting of a written paper assigned on a specific topic



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