SUPERIOR LIMB PROSTHESIS-ORTHOSES

SUPERIOR LIMB PROSTHESIS-ORTHOSES

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Code
67076
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
3 credits during the 3nd year of 9297 ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/50
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Provide students with the basic notions regarding the definition of orthosis/prosthesis and its characteristics
  • Pay attention to biomechanics when building orthosis
  • Introduce issues relating to hygiene, storage, construction of thermoplastic material
  • Develop in students the ability to conceive/create a guardian based on charactheristics of patient

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

  • Recognize the differences between upper limb pathologies, in relation to the proposed prosthesis;
  • Recognize what patient’s need an choosing in the packaging/proposal of most suitable orthosis for the patology

Teaching methods

  • interactive frontal lesson, exercise in samll groups to simoulate the construction of orthosis, Compilation of learning questionnaries by theme of the individual lesson

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • common characteristics definition orthosis for upper limb,specifically of various district such as shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand-finger complex
  • use and conservation in the preventive and post surgical phase
  • note of prosthesis and their differnces
  • construction of static braces un thermoplastic material

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Di Bartoli S., “ Mano e polso. Ortesi statiche e dinamiche”, Edi Ermes 2011
  • Cavallari G., “ Amputazione, protesi e riabilitazione”, Edi Ermes 2011

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: nunismile@tiscali.it

Exam Board

MANUELA PIETRONAVE (President)

PAOLA CASTELLO

GIOVANNI BIGGI

FILIPPO ALLEGRETTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

  • interactive frontal lesson, exercise in samll groups to simoulate the construction of orthosis, Compilation of learning questionnaries by theme of the individual lesson

LESSONS START

Marzo 2020

EXAMS

Exam description

oral exam

Assessment methods

  • Check the building skills, general skills of characteristics of the orthoses and verification of knowledge on the type of orthosis suitable best for patient
  • Check if the student has understood the methods of using orthosis

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
25/06/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale
15/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale