cod. 05410

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Scienze infermieristiche e tecniche neuro-psichiatriche e riabilitative (MED/48)
Scienze della fisioterapia
Type of training activity
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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course unit

Course unit divided into the following partitions:

Integrated course unit module: INTERNAL MEDICINE

Learning objectives

Recognition of the main problems of the geriatric patient in order to set up an adequate treatment to define objectives suitable for the specific case.


Frontal lessons.
Proove patient assessment and treatment practices.

Course unit content

Evaluation of the geriatric patient. Setting up the rehabilitation treatment. Environmental assessment and selection of the aids. Degenerative arthropathies. The hypokinetic syndrome. The risk of falling. Walking in the elderly. The patient amputated.

Full programme

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Handouts provided by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination

Other information

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