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

Educational, relational and organizational aspects about the field of disability - METODOLOGIA DELL'EDUCAZIONE TERAPEUTICA NELLE RELAZIONI D'AIUTO

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Name of lecturer
Laura Cunico
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FISIO VI 1^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Mar 4, 2019 al May 10, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

As health professionals are called to help people-patients and families in their process of adaptation to the disease. The charge of the patient-family socket also provides attention to the health needs not only during hospitalization, where the patient is automatically deprived of authority in its functions and often replaced by the operators, but especially in anticipation of the needs of discharge from the hospital . Resignation, ever earlier and advance than ever before.
The welfare / rehabilitation interventions should not only limit to the benefits of medical care but should also consider the psychological support for adaptation to the new situation of the patient's illness (and family), information and therapeutic education to promote continuity of care and in-home recovery. The course aims to: reflect on the educational contribution of the physiotherapist as a "facilitator" to support and develop an attitude of self-care in patients, as an integral part of the care and rehabilitation plan; develop in students an educational basic attitude to decline in clinical practice in hospitals, clinics, services; providing methodological tools and communication skills for implementing educational interventions and support to assisted persons.


Frame legislation and professional
Therapeutic aims of education in the care and rehabilitation
The helping relationship
Therapeutic communication skills
The processes of adaptation to illness
Locus of control
The concept of self-efficacy
The concept of empowerment

The phases of educational planning
- Analysis of educational needs, educational diagnosis, conduct the interview
- Define the educational objectives and learning agreement
- Organizing the educational intervention
- Choose the pedagogical strategies for effective teaching to the patient (to the caregiver, the family)
- Give feedback to the patient (outcome evaluation)
Apply the techniques and effective strategies to facilitate communication in the process of education to the patient
• to support the motivation of the person (legitimate, reflect, ...
• principles for providing information
• train the assisted person to take on new behaviors in lifestyle and manage therapeutic treatments

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Saiani, L., Brugnolli, A. Trattato di cure infermieristiche (Edizione 2) Idelson-Gnocchi 2014 978-88-7947-576-1

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