HANDICAP VISUAL DISEASES IN THE AGE OF DEVELOPMENT

HANDICAP VISUAL DISEASES IN THE AGE OF DEVELOPMENT

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Code
68315
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
2 credits during the 3nd year of 9283 ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/30
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Vision, an important tool for interaction with external reality, plays a decisive role in the psychomotor development of the child, and a compromise represents a situation of risks for many functions and adaptive skills.

The course aims to introduce students to the main diseases that may cause low vision in children and young adults.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquire knowledge and the ability to recognize the causes of visual impairments in the age of development and to use the appropriate instrumental techniques depending on the handicap.

Teaching methods

The course includes 20 hours of lectures with the use of slides and videos

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Pathology anterior segment of eyelid ptosis, keratoconus, corneal leucoma, iridocyclitis,

cataracts, glaucoma.

Pathology posterior segment senile maculopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment,

retinopathy pigmentosa, retinopathy of the premature

Pathology of the optic pathologies pathology of the optic nerve, chiasmatic compression, pathology

retrochiasmatic retrogeniculate pathways.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Notes provided by the teacher

Specific topics can be explored on the following texts:

- "Clinic of the visual apparatus II" by Claudio Azzolini, Francesco Carta, Stefano Gandolfi, Ugo Menchini, Francesca Simonelli, Carlo Enrico Traverso

- Various authors "Quaderni di Ophthalmology, program of continuous updating: Visual rehabilitation" Publisher SOI 2014

- Parmeggiani F., Milan E., Steindler P., "The clinical and rehabilitative management of the partially sighted patient" Fabiano ed. Canelli (AT) 2002

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Student reception:  Chiossone Institute on Thursday mornings 9.00-12.30 a.m.   Teacher's contacts: mail: capris@chiossone.it telephone: 010.83421

Exam Board

MARIA MUSOLINO (President)

ELISABETTA CAPRIS

PAOLO CAPRIS

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course includes 20 hours of lectures with the use of slides and videos

LESSONS START

october