NEUROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

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Code
66941
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9286 PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/26
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION TECHNIQUE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The Neurology teaching module is focused on the description of the clinical, epidemiological, diagnostic and prognostic features of the most frequent neurological conditions. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

For the neurology module the main learning outcome is the knowledge of the key features of the most frequent and most relevant neurological pathologies. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main learning outcome of this module is the acquisition of the key facets of the most relevant neurological pathologies, as well as of some basic knowledge of the clinical method in neurology.

At the end of the course the student will need to show knowledge and understanding of the key epidemiological, diagnostic and prognostic features of the prototypical neurological conditions as well as adequate communication skills.

At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  • briefly describe the main neurological diseases
  • define the fundamentals diagnostic-therapheutic way of the main neurological diseases
  • read and understand the neurological scientific literature, in order to keep an adequate update over time

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons supported by power point presentations

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Key neurological symptoms

Stroke

Dementia and cognitive decline

Peripheral nervous system disorders

ALS

Epilepsy and sleep disorders

Parkinson's Disease and parkinsonian syndromes

Multiple Sclerosis

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Loeb, Favale: Neurologia di Fazio Loeb, SEU 2003

Cambier: Neurologia, Masson 2010

 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ANDREA BELTRAME (President)

MARIA CRISTINA MINGARI

DARIO ARNALDI

MARCELLO BAGNASCO

GABRIELLA PIETRA

FEDERICA BARBIERI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons supported by power point presentations

LESSONS START

please refert to the official timetable

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral or written

Assessment methods

Discussion of the key facets of some of the neurological conditions included in the syllabus

FURTHER INFORMATION

please refer to the study guide for the whole course