RHEUMATOLOGY

RHEUMATOLOGY

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Code
68186
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/16
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GE SAN MARTINO (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
semester
1° Semester
modules

OVERVIEW

The module REUMATOLOGIA develops a thorough understanding of the main diseases of the Locomotive Apparatus , in Rheumatology, so that the Physiotherapist can prevent  the disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The module REUMATOLOGIA delivers what happens when injuries occur and how to treat and manage them. The unit aims to provide students with the knowledge of the patient's healing process, to define an appropriate rehabilitation action according to the biomedical and psycho-social model. As with all areas of physiotherapy, the assessment is very important; then, with manual therapy , exercise prescription and other therapies, musculoskeletal physiotherapy improves and prevents the disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

The course Reumatologia aims to provide students the ability to understand and solve issues related to:

  • Know the rheumatic diseases and the clinical diagnosis of the patient;
  • identify the main physioterapic  contraindications.

Teaching methods

Lectures (10 hours).

Lectures are performed in all the teaching location by owners teachers and are explained with slides and videos. The Students/Teachers percentage report allows a direct comparison and an use of collaborative methodology, discussion about rehabilitation and working groups.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Some of the most common rheumatic diseases include:

  1. Chronic degenerative rheumatic diseases (osteoarthritis)
  2. Muscoloskeletal disease (soft tissue)
  3. Metabolic bone diseases (osteoporosis)
  4. Regional pain sindrome
  5. Chronic Inflammatory Diseases:
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spondyloarthritides
  • Connective tissue Diseases
  • Crystal-Induced Arthropathy( Gout -Chondrocalcinosis-Calcium hydroxyapatite crystal induced arthropathy)
  • Reactive arthritis-Infective arthritis

Information and advice to the rheumatic patient.
Physiopathological approach to the rehabilitation of the rheumatic patient.

 

You can see the content of the learnings in every module of this course

Lesson schedule URL:

https://sanitarie.aulaweb.unige.it/pluginfile.php/30098/mod_label/intro/Programma%20C.I.%20Patologia%20dellApparato%20locomotore%20e%20Reumatologia%20a.a.%202015-16.pdf

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The slides used during lectures and other educational materials (such as in-depth tutorial, E-book) will be provided by teachers; they may also indicate books, articles and scientific journals.

The notes taken during the lectures and material provided by teachers are sufficient for the exam.

It is suggested as text / support scientific articles:


Rovetta G, Monteforte P.    Reumatologia per Fisioterapisti    Editore Ennepilibri per l'Università

Atlante di reumatologia    Boyle A. C. Editore Mediserve

www.artrosi.it

www.reumatismo.it

www.artrosi.it/testo.fisioterapista.html

www.reumatologia.it

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LUIGI MOLFETTA

PATRIZIA MONTEFORTE

MARCO MEZZASALMA

SILVANA MAZZARO

CINZIA LAURA

SABRINA PAOLINO

ALBERTO PIACENZA

ALESSANDRO ROBUTTI

GIORGIO ZANASI

GIANLUCA RISSO

DANIELA RASO

AURORA PRATESI

LEONARDO INCERTI VECCHI

VITO GIUDICE

ALBERTO EMINENTE

GIACOMINA DANERI

GIOVANNI ANTONIO CHECCHIA

ANDREA CESARI

FRANCESCA FARINA

EMILIO FISCHER

CLAUDIA GIORGINI

DANIELA GARAVENTA

NADIA FOLEGANI

VALERIA BANAUDI

ANTONELLA FOCACCI

CARLA BUFFA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures (10 hours).

Lectures are performed in all the teaching location by owners teachers and are explained with slides and videos. The Students/Teachers percentage report allows a direct comparison and an use of collaborative methodology, discussion about rehabilitation and working groups.

LESSONS START

Lessons: from october to december

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral interview; the oral examination will be mainly directed to ensure a proper understanding of the theory discussed in the course.

Available 7 examination date.

Assessment methods

The assessment method is explained during the lessons.

The exam consists of an oral interview based on the lectures and on the program, to evaluate knowledge and critical thinking of the student.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Office hours for students on e-mail appointment:

Monteforte Patrizia: montefortepatrizia@libero.it

Paolino Sabrina: sabrina.paolino@unige.it

Checchia Giovanni Antonio: g.checchia@asl2.liguria.it

Incerti Vecchi Leonardo: leonardo.incertivecchi@asl5.liguria.it

Risso Gianluca: g.risso@asl1.liguria.it

 

Pre-requisites: some knowledge on fundamentals of Anatomy and Pathology

The exam can be supported if the student passed all the 1st year examinations.

 

The exam is preliminary to the Tirocinio II (2nd year internship exam)