Interdisciplinary professional course 2

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
72
Overall hours
SSD
MED/26 MED/31 MED/32 MED/46 MED/48 MED/50
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with the basics to:
· know and define the concept of aging;
· understand the effects of age-related diseases on health systems;
· know the methodologies aimed to improving the evaluation of the elderly person involved in health services;
· recognize the need to build personal services, based on the concepts of function and homeostatic reserves;
· identify the biological activity and mechanisms of action of hormones, with particular regard to the effects on the musculoskeletal system;
· describe the effects of physical activity on hormonal secretion;
· know the main endocrinological and metabolic pathologies (thyroid pathologies, pituitary, parathyroid, adrenal gland, diabetes, osteoporosis;
· know how to define which rehabilitation path is most suitable for the patient after an acute event, with particular reference to the outcome of stroke, based on the specific clinical conditions;
· acquire knowledge about the history of the evolution of the training of Health Professions;
· acquire knowledge about the Regulations and the Educational Regulations;
to be able to define university and academic roles, to identify roles and functions;
· acquire general knowledge regarding the quality system in the universities;
· acquire general and specific knowledge relating to the skills proper to the professional profiles of the Rehabilitation Class and to the related professional responsibility;
· organizational-managerial aspects in the field of Neuroradiology both as regards diagnostic and interventional activities;
·low vision and visual rehabilitation both from a theoretical and a practical point of view. Low vision is in fact becoming an increasingly frequent social and health problem in all age groups due to the aging of the population and the improvement of treatments that often allow a partial saving of the visual function avoiding the state of blindness. During the course the classification, legislative and diagnostic criteria relating to low vision and blindness will be examined. These criteria represent the basis for the creation of personalized rehabilitation programs that can allow the best use of the residual visual function in order to introduce the use of optical, postural, electronic and IT lighting techniques;
· speech therapy, in relation to both legal and regulatory aspects and the areas of clinical and work intervention, in order to develop a preparation that allows a targeted and adequate management and organization of the services and activities that involve the figure in question, internal public and private health facilities;
· make the student able to understand the principles of the use of physical exercise and in general of improving lifestyle;
(Exercise Medicine) as a tool for wellness, prevention and treatment of the main cardiometabolic and oncological diseases
· make the student able to collaborate with the physician prescribing exercise in order to better administer the exercise as
· therapeutic / preventive tool depending on the specific profession of the student;
· make the student able to understand in which subjects / patients the behavior change (exercise, feeding, stop smoking,
· stress management) can be useful;
· make the student able to provide a basic counseling to start motivating the patient to improve his lifestyle;
· make the student able to understand the principles of the clinical evaluation of the patient and the prescription of physical exercise as a preventive / therapeutic tool;
· make the student able to understand the main psychological mechanisms to be considered in order to help the patient change his behavior, both in normal conditions and in conditions of chronic stress;
· know and apply the main clinical pathologies used for diagnostic purposes
· understand the meaning and the biological and physiopathological assumptions underlying the aforementioned procedures.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Applied medical techniques
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Audiology
MED/32 - AUDIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Medical and biotechnology laboratory techniques
MED/46 - BIOTECHNOLOGY AND METHODS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Neurology
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours
Professor: Bet Luciano
Neuropsychiatric and rehabilitation nursing sciences
MED/48 - NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION - University credits: 2
Lessons: 16 hours
Otorhinolaryngology
MED/31 - OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 8 hours