RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISEASES

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISEASES

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Code
68097
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) CHIAVARI
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/10
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
CHIAVARI (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course consists of a series of lessons on respiratory physiopathology and on the main diseases of the respiratory system that  are of interest for the physiotherapist

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To acquire information on oncological surgery and rehabilitation. To know the principles of rehabilitation of the main uro-gynecological and pelvic floor pathologies. To know the patient's assessment of both medical and surgical respiratory and cardiological pathology, indications and contraindications to the rehabilitative treatment and the most recent physiotherapy techniques.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge of the basic physiology of the respiratory system, of the techniques to measure the respiratory function, and the main respiratory diseases  causing obstructive or restrictive spirometric impairment

Teaching methods

The program includes frontal  lessons and talk with students

All the program is also available on-line with slides and tutor’s comment.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Basic functional  anatomy  of the chest-lung system.

Respiratory mechanic.

Spirometry, diffusion capacity.

Respiratory failure, hemogasanalysis.

Basic pulmonary perfusion.

Mucus diseases. Bronchial Asthma.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Restrictive spirometric abnormalities.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Manual of respiratory diseases for the physiotherapist  also available in Aula WEB

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The program includes frontal  lessons and talk with students

All the program is also available on-line with slides and tutor’s comment.

LESSONS START

First semester, third year

EXAMS

Exam description

Quiz test

Assessment methods

Details on the exam will be given during lessons.

The exam will focus mainly on the subjects discussed during frontal lessons and on every item specified in the program

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/06/2021 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
07/07/2021 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/09/2021 10:00 GENOVA Scritto