PSYCHO-VISUAL REHABILITATION I

PSYCHO-VISUAL REHABILITATION I

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Code
68317
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 9283 ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/50
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

Teaching methods

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

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Hypovision: definition, classification of visual disability: law 3 April 2001 n.138

Visual ability, visual impairment, visual disability, subjective discomfort, visual discomfort.

Integration in binocular vision of the main perimetric deficits: scotomatous defects, contraction of the visual field, central scotoma, homonymous and heteronimal hemianopia. Metamorphopsia.

Pediatric vision quality: central vision deficits and peripheral vision deficits

The vision of the child suffering from cataracts and the visual problems of the pseudophakic aphak child.

Role of the orthoptist in the evaluation of the visual function of the partially sighted.

Test for the evaluation of visual acuity for far and near vision for visually impaired children (Lea Hyvärinen Line Test, L.Hg Symbols Chart, L.H. Gratings, ETDRS, Mn Read)

NEF funnel and manual or computerized perimetry

Evaluation of contrast sensitivity (test PV 16, Ishihara Color Vision Test

Evaluation of the chromatic sense (Hiding Heidi test)

Behavioral response exams

Non-verbal response examinations

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

C. Martinoli, E. Delpino: "Visual rehabilitation manual for blind and partially sighted people" - Franco Angeli

M. Zingirian, G. Calabria, G. Ciurlo: "Ophthalmology and Vision Quality" I.N.C. SOI Congress proceedings 1992 Pagg: 19-24; 416-459

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: mail to massimo.nicolo@unige.it

Exam Board

CARLO ALBERTO CUTOLO

MICHELE IESTER

MASSIMO NICOLO' (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

LESSONS START

October

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral.

It is necessary to register for the exam from the website: https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/

Assessment methods

The exam focuses on the topics covered during the lessons but also aims to assess the ability to deepen, the use of a correct terminology and the ability to expose the subject in such a way as to make you understand that you have learned the contents.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/06/2021 15:30 GENOVA Orale
05/07/2021 15:30 GENOVA Orale
02/09/2021 15:30 GENOVA Orale