Principles of rehabilitation and physiotherapy

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
10
Max ECTS
128
Overall hours
SSD
MED/34 MED/48
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The objectives of the course are:
- to define the concepts of disability and rehabilitation;
- to describe the origins and development of the profession of physiotherapist;
- to describe the organization of rehabilitation and the tools used in professional practice;
- to acquire a correct behavior within the rehabilitation and health structures in general;
- to describe the basic concepts of functional assessment and assessment scales;
- to list the main assessment scales used for monitoring the progress of the therapy or the appearance of side effects;
- to describe the concept of posture and postural passages and the main postures;
- to perform a functional evaluation of joints and muscles and of the nervous system in the normal individual;
- to list and characterize the energies used in physical therapy and describe their effects on the human organism;
- to define the operating principles of the most frequently used equipment in physical therapy and use them;
- to describe and know how to prevent potential damage to the organism resulting from the use of physical therapies.
By the end of the course the student must be able:
- to recognize and evaluate the disability;
- to know the ways in which the physiotherapist can perform rehabilitation;
- to recognize postural alterations;
- to be able to perform a functional assessment of joints, muscles and nervous system in the normal individual;
- to know the biological effects of physical energies and the application methods of equipment commonly used in physical therapy;
- to know the potential damages of physical therapies.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Medicina fisica e riabilitativa
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE - University credits: 4
Practicals: 15 hours
Lessons: 30 hours
Shifts:
Sezione: Don Gnocchi
Professor: Arrondini Luisa
Sezione: San Carlo
Professor: Galli Ornella
Sezione: San Paolo
Professor: Concardi Gianluca
Scienze infermieristiche e tecniche neuropsichiatriche e riabilitative
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION - University credits: 6
Practicals: 71 hours
Lessons: 13 hours
Shifts:
Seizone: Don Gnocchi
Professors: Antonietti Andrea, Beccalli Fabio Gianluigi, Coradazzi Daniele, Trezzi Raffaella
Seizone: San Paolo
Professors: Beccalli Fabio Gianluigi, Berzoini Luca, Casu Laura, Cerri Andrea, Vanoli Manuela Carla
Sezione: Don Gnocchi
Professors: Beccalli Fabio Gianluigi, Gallina Anna
Sezione: San Carlo
Professors: Allera Longo Cristina, Coradazzi Daniele, Rosa Miriam
Sezione: San Paolo
Professors: Beccalli Fabio Gianluigi, Giglietti Andrea
Lesson period
year
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi