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Health Professions of Rehabilitation Sciences  Scienze riabilitative delle professioni sanitarie

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field LM/SNT2 Health professions for rehabilitation
Application and Admission Limited enrollment with admission test. How to apply.
Course Duration 2 years
Course Attendance Mandatory
Course Language Italian
Course Location IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano – Milano
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Head of Studies Antonella Delle Fave
Course Website Programme Description



Course Objectives

The master degree programme in Health Professions for Rehabilitation is designed to equip graduates with the necessary training to:

  • coordinate simple and complex organisations through the use of resources and tools for the planning and management of human resources and accounting in business economics
  • identify and critically evaluate developing rehabilitation requirements and formulate related rehabilitation treatment plans
  • develop managerial capacities
  • identify environmental risk factors, evaluate their impact on health and organise protective programmes in working environments
  • manage work groups and apply appropriate strategies to foster multi-professional and organisational integration
  • manage professional development projects that involve the continuing evaluation, definition and identification of objectives and their implementation
  • carry out systematic bibliographic research, also through the use of databases and related periodic updates
  • carry out literature  revisions, also of a systematic nature, geared at the production of scientific articles
  • participate in quantitative and qualitative research projects
  • verify that research results are correctly applied so as to ensure the continuous improvement of rehabilitation processes
  • operate in compliance with the key legislative regulations that govern the health organisation, as well as ethical and professional liability regulations
  • select and apply suitable techniques for individual and group communication and for the management of interpersonal relations with patients and their family members 
  • evaluate individual and collective patient risks using valid, reliable measurement criteria which take into account the context in which patients receive rehabilitation treatment, cultural variables and the impact of social factors
  • work with the care team to apply and develop protocols and guidelines
  • organise and correctly interpret specific health information using the various resources and databases available
  • use computer and communication technologies as a support tool for rehabilitative, care and preventive treatments and to monitor state of health
  • document their own rehabilitative practice, also for the purpose of subsequent analyses geared at continuous improvement
  • design and provide refresher and continuing training courses relating to the relevant healthcare facilities
  • participate in and oversee the management, running and design of bachelor and master degree programmes, and 1st and 2nd level master degrees
  • assist in the planning and management of further training courses for professionals in the field of rehabilitation
  • design and provide, in collaboration with other professionals, training and individual and community support for self-management and controlling risk factors and health problems.



Career and Employment

 Graduates in Health Professions for Rehabilitation can pursue careers in:

  • healthcare facility management (the organisation/monitoring of facilities and the supply of efficient services), upon successful completion of any related competitions 
  • university teaching, upon successful completion of any competitions set out in current regulations
  • research within their sphere of competence.