LABORATORY OF HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE ELDERLY

LABORATORY OF HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE ELDERLY

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Code
74355
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9299 HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME (L/SNT4) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME)
semester
2° Semester

OVERVIEW

The stage will teach students about some crucial tools to analyze and identify the health needs of patients by highlighting the preventive aspect of rehabilitation. Particular attention is paid to the promotion of successful aging in the elderly.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The target of the stage is to provide the tools of team work in the geriatric field, highlighting the issues and underlining the importance of interdisciplinary work

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

- Comorbidity in the elderly patient

  - the main geriatric syndromes

  - definition of dementia

  - comprehensive geriatric assessment

  - physical activity in the elderly

  - setting of care: the network of social and health services

  - home care and family

  - general guidelines for the care of the elderly

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars on problems and clinical cases

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

- Comorbidity in the elderly patient

  - the main geriatric syndromes

  - definition of dementia

  - comprehensive geriatric assessment

  - physical activity in the elderly

  - setting of care: the network of social and health services

  - home care and family

  - general guidelines for the care of the elderly

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

tutor teaching stuff

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PATRIZIA BIANCHETTI (President)

LUIGI ROBBIANO

FRANCESCA SANGUINETI

ALESSIO NENCIONI

RITA ANGELA LA GIOIA

PAOLA STRAMESI

PATRIZIO ODETTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars on problems and clinical cases