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

Educational, relational and organizational aspects about the field of disability - AUSILI E TECNOLOGIE PER L'AUTONOMIA E LA DISABILITA'

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Name of lecturer
Luca Alessio Meneghetti
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FISIO VI 1A2S dal Mar 2, 2020 al May 15, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Know the normative references and the classification of the aids (also technological) for autonomy, rehabilitation and inclusion (scholastic, work and social) of people with disabilities.
Know the process of evaluation, selection and supply of mobility and posture aids.
Technological and non-technological tools for the aac.
Design for all principles and environmental adaptations.


- introduction to the tariff nomenclature and to the classification of aids
- the professional profile of the physiotherapist and the ability to evaluate, the choice of suitable aids within a rehabilitation process
- the aids for the lower limb, the upper limb, walking and adl
- wheelchair mobility solutions (manual and electric)
- wheelchair posture and decubitus prevention
- tools for augmentative alternative communication
- environmental adaptations and design for all
During the course will be proposed:
- frontal lessons with slides
- simulations of clinical cases for the selection / evaluation of the aids
- practical tests with walking aids and wheelchairs

Assessment methods and criteria

The evaluation of the achievement of the objectives will be done through multiple choice tests and open questions

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