cod. 1002708

Academic year 2015/16
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Medicina fisica e riabilitativa (MED/34)
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

At the end of the course the student will be able to
understand the main rating scales used and rehabilitation programs
The student will also acquire an appropriate technical language


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Course unit content

We will examine the main rehabilitation techniques and physiotherapy

Full programme

Rehabilitation Team: Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapist, Social Worker, Psychologist, Orthopaedic Technician, etc.).

The Rehabilitation Program: Evaluation, Planning, Processing, Measurement, Objectives short and long term.

Scale of Assessment of Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

The Barthel Index and the "functional independence measure (FIM)"

Assessment Scales of 'Handicap
Approach to Stroke Rehabilitation
Principles of Rehabilitation in Brain Injury
Gait Analysis


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Teaching methods

Lectures will be carried out with the aid of oral presentations, slides and interactive involvement of the student according to the timetable defined at the beginning of academic year

Assessment methods and criteria

The evaluation of the preparation of the student will be based on oral exams and will focus on the content of the topics defined by the educational program

Other information

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