NEUROLOGY
cod. 08727

Academic year 2023/24
3° year of course - First semester
Professor
- Marco SPALLAZZI
Academic discipline
Neurologia (MED/26)
Field
Scienze teorico-pratiche della logopedia
Type of training activity
Characterising
35 hours
of face-to-face activities
5 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: NEUROLINGUISTICS II

Learning objectives

Understanding and correct conceptualization of neurological semeiotics and the anatomical correlates of the CNS and PNS.

Good knowledge of the main neurological diseases and syndromes, and their diagnostic workup.

Autonomy of judgment and critical ability in the approach to a patient with neurological signs and symptoms.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

The module offers a complete overview of neurological syndromes and pathologies, never neglecting the importance of neurological semeiotics and knowledge of the anatomical and neurophysiological correlates. The course focuses on neurological pathologies and syndromes that compromise language, speech and swallowing functions.

Full programme

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Bibliography

Text for study (optional):
Neurologia per le professioni sanitarie - Padovani et al. Piccin editore
L'esame obiettivo neurologico - Prencipe Piccin editore

The slides are considered as integral part of the teaching material. To
download them, you need to register for the online course.
Students are reminded to check the teaching material available, and the
information provided through the Elly platform.

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,
or videorecording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination. Oral examination. The test will assess the knowledge of the main neurological disease. Above all, it will evaluate the student's ability to classify a patient with neurological signs and symptoms.

Students with SLD/BSE can contact Le Eli-che for support addressed to
students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le eliche-
supporto-studenti-con-disabilita-dsa-bes).

Other information

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