The course of physical and rehabilitative medicine will address rehabilitation concepts in the field of musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiologic, respiratory, urogynaecological and rheumatologic pathologies so that the student can acquire skills specific and supporting the other professional figures of the rehabilitation team (physiotherapists, speech therapists, psychologists, physiatrists, neurologists).
The student must acquire the notions of the basic principles of rehabilitation in the field of occupational therapy and in particular will have to acquire specific skills in order to help disabled people in the performance of the main activities of daily life (personal hygiene, care of clothing, care of the residential environment, active participation in the working environment), also through the use of specific AIDS.
The objective of the teaching consists in the analysis of the foundations of the sociology of the environment and the territory, providing the appropriate interpretative tools for the study of social processes in local territorial contexts and in the broader context of the interaction between man and the environment on a global level.
The student will have to acquire technical knowledge on the use of tools suitable to improve the residual functions in relation to the specific pathologies and to the individual functional frameworks.
It will have to acquire specific competences in the young patient (stimulating to use the residual motor resources and compensation strategies) and for elderly patients (with special care to the comorbidities, fragility and possible cognitive deficits).
Teaching will focus on lectures, seminars on some specific topics, research case studies and possibly the development of individual and / or group projects. Over at the oral exposition of the topics dealt with, during the course the teacher will make use of it and audiovisual supports.
Occupational therapy in spinal cord desease, congenital and acquired nervous system pathologies, neurodegenerative diseases and reduced functionality after orthopedic surgery.
The course provides students with the interpretative and methodological tools useful for the sociological analysis of the most recent transformations of urban and rural systems. We intend to develop a reflection on the processes of social change that involve the territories with reference to migratory, residential and tourist mobility, to the transformation and destination of cultural and landscape resources. The course also focuses on the environmental implications of architectural design and on the dynamics of sustainable development.
1) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice (Volume II: Rehabilitation medicine) Hardcover 2) –Joel A. DeLisa (Editor), Bruce M. Gans (Editor), Nicolas E. Walsh (Editor)
- Carlo Colloca, “Urbanesimo”, in G. Bettin Lattes e L. Raffini (a cura di), Manuale di Sociologia, Cedam, Padova, Vol. II, 2011, pp. 867-905.
- Giorgio Osti, Sociologia del territorio, il Mulino, Bologna, 2010, pp. 11-74.