Research methods in rehabilitation

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
ING-INF/05 M-FIL/03 M-PSI/03 MED/04 MED/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course is aimed at providing students with knowledge about:
- medical ethics, in order to develop critical thinking and discussion skills on moral, legal and ethical issues related to health professions;
- theories and statistical-psychometric methods for the assessment of behaviors, perceptions, and attitudes;
- the use of computer and technological tools to support the work of rehabilitation professionals and the quality of life of persons with disability;
- research planning and implementation in the rehabilitation domain, taking into account its methodological peculiarities (variable definition, experimental design, statistics) and specific bioethical implications;
- general pathology in order to understand and describe inflammation and cancer as the two main causes of human diseases:
- techniques for the molecular investigation of the above described pathologies;
- programs and models for addressing cancer diseases
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
- use computer, epidemiological and statistical methods and tools, as well as apply them to the organization of rehabilitation services, by assessing their appropriateness, effectiveness and efficiency
- plan and conduct research in the rehabilitation field, taking into account its methodological peculiarities (variable definition, experimental design, statistics) and specific bioethical implications
Course syllabus and organization

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Syllabus
The syllabus is shared with the following courses:
- [D97-9](https://www.unimi.it/en/ugov/of/af202000000d97-9)
Filosofia morale
M-FIL/03 - MORAL PHILOSOPHY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Professor: Poggi Francesca
Oncologia
MED/06 - MEDICAL ONCOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Professor: Guidetti Anna
Patologia generale
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Professor: Tacchini Lorenza
Psicometria
M-PSI/03 - PSYCHOMETRICS - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Tesio Luigi
Sistemi di elaborazione delle informazioni
ING-INF/05 - INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEMS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Professor: Frigo Carlo Albino