Neuropsychovisual Rehabilitation (II)

A.Y. 2019/2020
5
Max ECTS
55
Overall hours
SSD
M-PSI/08 MED/25 MED/30 MED/50
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The target of the course is to train students in the field of low vision and visual rehabilitation from both the theoretical and practical aspect. The student must acquire notions of neuropsychiatry, rehabilitative physics and psychology that condition the rehabilitative treatment of visual function; must acquire knowledge about the importance of vision in neuropsychic and motor re-education.
Low vision is becoming in fact a socio-medical problem increasingly common in all age groups due to the aging population and the improvement of care that can often save partial visual function, avoiding the state of blindness
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will have to demonstrate a competent approach in the management and take in care of low vision patients, focusing on the rehabilitation process and the resulting spheres. (vision and psychology).
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Prerequisites for admission
Prior knowledge are required
The student must be passed the Neuropsychovisual Rehabilitation I
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral exam.
Knowledge of rehabilitation techniques in low vision patients and related psychological problems
Psichiatria
Course syllabus
Psychopathology: disorders of perception, disorders of ideation, formal disorders of thought, disorders of the content of thought. Delusions. Various types of delirium. Expansive and regressive delirium: difference and similarities.
· Disturbances of consciousness. Differential Diagnosis with Organic Delusional Disorders (Delirium)
· Ego consciousness disorders
· Disorders of volition, vigilance, attention, memory (Notes)
· Schizophrenic syndromes: Beginning, pre-morbid function, etiopathogenesis, course, clinical and hints of differential diagnosis. Therapeutic notes. Other psychotic disorders.
· Mood disorders. Unipolar depressive and manic disorders. Bipolar disorder. Etiopathogenesis, beginnings, clinical course, differential diagnosis and therapeutic notes.
· Anxiety disorders: Panic disorder, Generalized anxiety disorder, Specific and social phobia, Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
· Somatoform disorders: Somatization, Conversion and differential diagnosis with psychosomatic disorders, Hypochondria, Post-traumatic stress disorder.
· Pharmacological therapy (outline)
· All topics will be treated focusing on the main clinical symptoms and differential diagnosis with the same symptoms presented in different psychiatric pathologies and organic diseases. Particular attention will be paid to pathologies that may affect the orthoptist.
Teaching methods
Frontal Lessons
Teaching Resources
Fondamenti di Psichiatria e di psicologia clinica, 1 Ed, Altamura A.C., Il Pensiero scientifico Ed., 2009.

Psichiatria e psicologia clinica, 5e, Bressi C & Invernizzi G. McGraw-Hill, 2016

Slides fornite dal docente
Malattie dell'apparato visivo
Course syllabus
1. Definition, classification and legislative aspects.
2. Epidemiology
3. PRL: definition, diagnostics, skills
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Appunti, slides del corso
S. Abati, R. Volpe. Argomenti di Ipovisione Fabiano Ed
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate
Course syllabus
1. The magnification
2. Different approaches to visual rehabilitation: the Swedish school, the American school, the Italian contribution.
3. Optical, opto-electronic and IT tools
4. Surgery in visual rehabilitation
The techniques for autonomous rehabilitation
Teaching methods
Frontal Lessons
Teaching Resources
Appunti, slides del corso
S. Abati, R. Volpe. Argomenti di Ipovisione Fabiano Ed
Psicologia clinica
Course syllabus
Clinical psychology: different theories and approaches
Disease management and patient resources
Communication with the patient: relational aspects
The foreign patient: experience of illness and communication with the healthcare professional
The experience of health workers: job satisfaction and burnout
Teaching methods
Frontal Lessons
Teaching Resources
Delle Fave A, Massimini F, Poli M, Prato Previde E. Psicologia generale. Bologna: Monduzzi, 2005 (esclusi cap. 9 e 11)
- Delle Fave A., Bassi M.: PSICOLOGIA E SALUTE. UTET, Torino, 2007
Malattie dell'apparato visivo
MED/30 - OPHTHALMOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Psichiatria
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Psicologia clinica
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Sciaky Riccardo
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 15 hours
Professor: Ferri Paolo