39183 - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Rheumathology and Geriatrics (CE)

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and outcomes

After completing this module the student will possess the knowledge and ability to understand the rheumatologic diseases amenable to physioterapic treatment, identifying preventive and rehabilitative needs of the subject through the evaluation of clinical data.

Course contents

  1. The frailty of elderly
  2. The Project and rehabilitative program in elderly patients
  3. Immobilization syndrome in the elderly
  4. Project-Program of the patient amputate of lower limb
  5. The Rehabilitation strategies for patient amputate of lower limb
  6. Types of lower limb prosthesis: basics
  7. Osteoporosis
  8. The backpain in elderly patients
  9. Rehabilitative aspects in major reumathological disorders: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis

Teaching methods

Lectures, case presentations.

Assessment methods

Written examination with open questions regarding the topics of the study program

Teaching tools

Presentation to the PC

Office hours

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