Final exam

A.Y. 2021/2022
Learning objectives
The objectives of the final exam:
· Knowing how to identify the preventive and rehabilitative needs of the subjects through an evaluation of clinical data that takes into account motor, psychomotor, cognitive and functional modifications, and the coherence, extent and significance of the symptoms.
· Being able to identify rehabilitation needs that require preventive and rehabilitative skills in individual specialist sectors (traumatological, neurological, orthopedic, respiratory, cardiovascular, oncological rehabilitation, critical area, maternal and child area, etc.).
· Knowing how to act in a manner consistent with the disciplinary, ethical and deontological principles of the profession of physiotherapist in relation to the responsibilities required by the training level.
· Knowing how to identify the preventive and rehabilitative needs of subjects through an evaluation of clinical data that takes into account motor, psychomotor, cognitive and functional modifications, and the coherence, extent and significance of the symptoms.
· Knowing how to plan the rehabilitation intervention by identifying the rehabilitation objectives and the most appropriate therapeutic modalities to achieve them, using, in relation to the prescriptions and indications of the doctor, physical therapies, manual, psychomotor and occupational therapies, proposing the possible use of orthoses, prostheses and aids.
· Knowing how to plan and carry out the rehabilitation intervention according to the project, identifying the methods and times of application of the different rehabilitation techniques, in consideration of the relative indications and contraindications.
· to elaborate and integrate information and knowledge with acquired experiences.
· guarantee learning experiences based on personalization and flexibility of the course.
· Know the rules and regulations regarding respect for the right to privacy.
· Knowing how to integrate the rehabilitation process with the processes that guide the healthcare organization.
Expected learning outcomes
The final test aims to evaluate the achievement of the skills expected by a graduating student as expressed by the Dublin Descriptors. In accordance with the Bologna Process and the subsequent harmonization documents of the European training courses, the following areas are evaluated in the final test:
- Applying knowledge and understanding,
- Making judjements,
- Communication skills,
- Learning skills,
which correspond respectively to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Dublin Descriptor.
Therefore, the final qualification is awarded to students who are capable of:
- apply their knowledge by demonstrating a professional approach and adequate skills to solve problems in their field of study;
- make decisions to effectively solve complex problems / situations / and in your field of study;
- collect and interpret data to make independent professional judgments, also on social, scientific or ethical issues;
- activate effective communication on clinical, social, scientific or ethical issues relevant to one's profile;
- learn independently.
In accordance with current legislation, the final exam consists of:
a practical test (for application) in which the candidate must demonstrate that he has acquired skills specific to the specific professional profile;
the preparation of a written document and its dissertation.
which normally take place on two separate days.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
All topics covered during the three years of study.
Prerequisites for admission
The student must have all the professional knowledge acquired by all the exams foreseen in the study plan. In particular, the student is admitted to the final exam after having successfully passed the examinations of all the training and internship activities provided for in the study plan, for a total of 173 CFU.
Teaching methods
The practical test consists of the presentation of cases/situations of professional practice for which closed and/or open-ended questions are provided. The written test is then supplemented by an oral exam.
The types of thesis are:
a) compilation thesis (or bibliography), which aims to analyze the state of the art on a topic through a narrative review of the literature;
b) experimental (or research) thesis, which aims to perform a detailed experimental project in all its aspects (sample size, outcome measurements, statistical analysis);
c) argumentative thesis, which does not collect experimental data but nevertheless establishes the methodology (sample size, outcome measurements, statistical analysis) to respond to an experimental question.
In the preparation of the thesis the student will be supervised by a teacher of the CdS, who will play the role of Speaker, and eventual a Correlator.
The oral dissertation of the thesis is carried out in the presence of the Commission, usually with a time limit not exceeding 15 minutes.
Evaluation of the final test:
According to the Teaching Regulations, the definition of the degree vote expressed in one hundred tenths (with possible Lode).
Teaching Resources
All the material already indicated to the student during the three years of course. For the written work, the student, under the guidance of the Speaker, will have to independently search for the bibliography related to the topic assigned for the written work.
Assessment methods and Criteria
With the practical test, the student will have to demonstrate that he has acquired the knowledge and skills included in the operational context of his professional profile.
The practical test is aimed to evaluate the achievement of the skills required by the professional profile of the physiotherapist
The preparation of a thesis allows to ascertain the achievement by the student of the ability to
conduct an autonomous and methodologically rigorous learning path. The aim of the thesis is to engage the student
in design and research work, which contributes to the completion of his professional and scientific training. The content of the thesis must be related to issues closely related to the professional profile.
- University credits: 7
Individual study and practice: 0 hours