cod. AZ20256

Academic year 2021/22
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Neurologia (MED/26)
Interdisciplinari e cliniche
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: Parma Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria
course unit

Integrated course unit module: MEDICAL CLINIC

Learning objectives

Acquisition of knowledge and understanding of the main neurological diseases, therapeutic strategies and tools, and specific aspects of nursing in the various conditions. The course has also the objective to provide the students with basic judging on patient condition, with tools for a correct communication on neurological issues, and with the basis for further studies.


Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of central and periferal nervous.systemBasic knowledge of pharmacology

Course unit content

Classification and analysis of the major neurologic diseases, with basic notions on epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations and principles of therapy.
Focus on disease of main interest for nurse.

Full programme

Cerebro-vascular diseases, meningitis and encephalitis, dementia, epilepsy, primary and secondary headache, multiple sclerosis, miastenia gravis, brain and spinal tumors, pyramidal syndrome, cerebellar syndrome, extrapyramidal syndrome and Parkinson's disease, moto neuron disease, Guillain-Barrè syndrome


1) Neurologia per le lauree triennali, P Bertora, Piccin, 2015
2) Neurologia e assistenza Infermieristica-Manuale per le professioni sanitarie-Federico, Angelini, Franza Eds EdiSES.
3) Manzoni GC, Torelli P. Neurologia. Bologna, Casa Editrice Esculapio, 2012
4) Neurologia (Manuale), Iain Wilkinson e Graham Iennox, Minerva Medica

Teaching methods

Lessons with slides and videos and discussion with students.
Lessons will be both live and on Teams

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam on the whole program in one single session with other sections of clinical medicine integrated course. The knowledge and understanding of the subjects included in the program, reasoning capacity on the problems of neurological patients, the acquisition of a correct terminology and the possible personal elaboration will be evaluated. Final score results from academic board consultation, based on the grading obtained in each course section.

Other information

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