cod. 1008261

Academic year 2021/22
2° year of course - Second semester
Patrizia MELIOLI
Academic discipline
Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche (MED/47)
Scienze ostetriche
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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course unit

Integrated course unit module: GYNECOLOGY

Learning objectives

Acquire knowledge of the "complexity" of the pelvic floor in promoting women's health.
Learn the basic knowledge and skills related to the pathophysiology of the pelvic floor.
Develop knowledge on the subject of perineal insufficiency in its multiple manifestations and in the factors that favor its onset.
Experience a body approach as a resource to develop self-awareness.
Promote reflections on the peculiarities of the personalized therapeutic approach.


Knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the female urogenital system

Course unit content

Pelvic floor anatomy and physiology.
Study of the pathologies related to it, with in-depth analysis of the anatomical-functional changes and modifications of the pelvic organs during the different stages of a woman's life.
Application of the main methods of prevention of perineal dysfunctions in pregnancy, post-partum and puerperium.
Principles of re-education and rehabilitation.
Outline of the main pathologies related to pelvic floor dysfunctions.

Full programme

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C.Crescini, C.Vernier
"Cura e cultura del perineo"
Piccin Editore

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons
Interactive lessons
Group work

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment of the achievement of the objectives set by the module includes an oral test on the topics addressed

Other information

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