Acquisition of fundamental knowledge related to the main neuropsychology and the main cognitive disorders.
To provide students with information, both in terms of notions that the work methodology , featuring the rehabilitation of older people from the physiatrist perspective .
To provide knowledge on geriatric models of approach to the disease; on the complexity levels of healthcare and environmental of the elderly patient. Rehabilitation objectives and strategies.
frontal interactive lessons
Fundamentals of neuropsychological examination. Caution. Memory. Language. Praxis. Agnosia. Cognitive rehabilitation.
Metabolic syndrome, sedentary style of life and adapted physical activity
Pathophisiology of muscle and tendons in old age: muscle hypotrophy, sarcopenia and muscle-tendon retraction
Physical activity and diabetes prevention
Rehabilitation of the frail elderly
Rehabilitation of people with osteoporosis
Immobilization syndrome and rehabilitation
Gerontology and health service. Classification of the elderly population. Interindividual variability in aging.Characteristics of geriatric medicine (comorbidity, rehabilitative, psychogeriatric and healthcare issues). Biopsychosocial vision. The frailty patient. Depression and dementia.Multilevel an interdisciplinary evaluation in rehabilitative setting. Rehabilitative setting according to disability level. Rehabilitation interventions.
Teaching material provided directly to the students during the attendance of the lectures, offered on computer support in .pdf format or .ppt, prepared by the teacher himself.
DeLisa's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Walter R. Frontera MD, PhD. ISBN/ISSN 9781469853413
- La riabilitazione neuropsicologica -premesse teoriche ed applicazioni cliniche- a cura di Anna Mazzucchi; Masson terza edizione
-Boyd CM et al "Clinical practice guidelines and quality of care for older patirents with multiple comorbid diseases" Jama 2005
- Quaderni Ministero della Salute 2017