Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Clinical and speech therapy in neurological rehabilitation - NEUROANATOMIA E FISIOLOGIA DELLE FUNZIONI CORTICALI SUPERIORI

Course code
4S000191
Name of lecturer
Gian Maria Fabrizi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 3^ anno - 1^semestre dal Mar 1, 2021 al Apr 30, 2021.

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Learning outcomes

ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. TOPOGRAPHICAL CORRELATIONS AND PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF MAIN NEUROLOGICAL SYNDROMES (NEUROCOGNITIVE SYNDROMES, DYSARTHRIA, DYSPHAGIA) AND DISORDERS (STROKE, DEMENTIAS, MOTOR NEURON DISORDERS, PARKINSONISMS) OF ADULTHOOD WHICH ARE RELEVANT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DYSFUNCTION.

Syllabus

ELEMENTS OF CYTOLOGY AND HISTOLOGY. ANATOMICAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. PRINCIPLES OF CLINICAL NEUROANATOMY: FROM THE SYNDROMES TO THE SITES OF THE LESIONS: DISORDERS OF THE MOTOR AND SENSORY SYSTEMS. CRANIAL NERVE DISORDERS.
DEFINITION AND FUNCTIONAL ANALTOMY OF NEUROCOGNITIVE DOMAINS: SOCIAL COGNITION, COMPLEX ATTENTION; EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS; PERCEPTUAL-MOTOR FUNCTIONS; LANGUAGE; LEARNING AND MEMORY.
SEMEIOLOGY OF NEUROCOGNITIVE DOMAINS. FUNCTION AND DYSFUNCTION OF NEUROCOGNITIVE DOMAINS: ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE; FRONTO-TEMPORAL DEMENTIAS (BEHAVIOURAL FTD, PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE APHASIAS); DEGENRATIVE AND VASCULAR SUBCORTICAL DEMENTIA; DELIRIUM, STROKE).
FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF CRANIAL NERVES; SEMEIOLOGY OF CRANIAL NERVES; DYSARTHRIA AND DYSPHAGIA.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Waxman SG Neuroanatomia clinica (Edizione 26) 2010 978-88-299-2146-1
Bertora Pierluigi Neurologia per le professioni sanitarie 2015 978-88-299-2744-9
Kandel e coll. Principi di Neuroscienze (Edizione 4) Ambrosiana 2015 9788808184450

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination





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