REHABILITATION IN RHEUMATOLOGY

REHABILITATION IN RHEUMATOLOGY

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Code
68188
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/34
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GE SAN MARTINO (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
semester
1° Semester
modules

OVERVIEW

The module RIABILITAZIONE IN REUMATOLOGIA develops a thorough understanding of the main diseases of the Locomotive Apparatus , in Rheumatology; their early diagnosis and treatment can help slow the progression of the disease.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The unit RIABILITAZIONE IN REUMATOLOGIA 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 exercise prescription and other therapies, physiotherapy improves and prevents the Rheumatic disorders of the musculoskeletal system

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Besides medication, various other types of treatments may be prescribed for rheumatic disease, including:

  • Specific exercise regimes to increase muscle strength and joint flexibility
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Hot and cold therapy
  • Splints, braces, and assistive devices to support weak joints
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Surgery (particular for arthritis)

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

REHABILITATION FOR RHEUMATIC CONDITIONS

- Functional Evaluation and Rehabilitative Approach to Rheumatics: Ratio of the patient's state of health with rheumatic problems according to ICF and load capacity.

- Rehabilitation management of the main impairment conditions in the patient.

- The planning of physiotherapy intervention

- Physiotherapy in hip and knee arthrosis

- Physiotherapy and Osteoporosis

- Evaluation and treatment of neck pain

- Evaluation and treatment of lumbar pain

 - Evaluation and treatment of thoracic pain

- Extra-articular rheumatism and Physiotherapy

- Physiotherapy and CRPS I

- Rehabilitation in rheumatoid arthritis

- Rehabilitative intervention in nervous compression syndromes

 

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:

"La riabilitazione nelle malattie reumatiche" Bernardo Gialanella - Editore Marrapese - Roma
“Manuale pratico illustrato di terapia fisica" - A. Vasta
"Sinossi delle malattie reumatiche" - D.N. Golding
"Trattato di reumatologia" U. Carcassi - SEU - Roma
"Semeiotica reumatologica" - P. Pellegrini, V. Colamussi, L. Dovigo
"Trattato di Terapia Fisica e Riabilitazione" - Kottke, Stillwell, lehmann                                                                                                                             “Nuovo trattato di medicina fisica e riabilitazione” Valobra GN, Gatto R, Monticone M. - UTET 2008                                                                                             “Elementi di reumatologia” Rovetta G., Monteforte P., - Frilli ed. 2005

 http://www.who.int/classifications/icf/training/icfbeginnersguide.pdf

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: dgaraventa@asl4.liguria.it

Ricevimento: g.risso@asl1.liguria.it

Ricevimento: gz2@teletu.it

Ricevimento: Office hours for students on e-mail appointment:  a.robutti@asl2.liguria.it    Alessandro.Robutti@unige.it

Exam Board

PATRIZIA MONTEFORTE

SABRINA PAOLINO

LUIGI MOLFETTA

MARCO MEZZASALMA

SILVANA MAZZARO

ELISA PELOSIN

ALBERTO PIACENZA

ALESSANDRO ROBUTTI

GIORGIO ZANASI

GIANLUCA RISSO

DANIELA RASO

AURORA PRATESI

CINZIA LAURA

LEONARDO INCERTI VECCHI

EMILIO FISCHER

ALBERTO EMINENTE

GIOVANNI ANTONIO CHECCHIA

VALERIA BANAUDI

ANTONELLA FOCACCI

NADIA FOLEGANI

MICHELE GRAMAZIO

VITO GIUDICE

CLAUDIA GIORGINI

SUSANNA ACCOGLI

DANIELA GARAVENTA

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. The student have to prove his competence in scientific description of Rheumatic Physiotherapy.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Office hours for students on e-mail appointment:

Giorgini Claudia claudia.giorgini@galliera.it

Zanasi Giorgio gzeta2@libero.it

Garaventa Daniela d.garaventa@asl4.liguria.it

Robutti Alessandro a.robutti@asl2.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)