75285 - Occupational Therapy (IM)

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student has the knowledge and ability to understand the mode of action of rehabilitation following the principles of Occupational Therapy. He knows and understands the abilities and limitations of the main systems of measurement autonomy. He knows how to plan and implement interventions of recovery of autonomy allowed by the residual potential in major disability. It has the ability to apply knowledge and understanding about the types, classification, use and application of assistive technology for the self-care and self-protection, for the care of the home, mobility, sports and freetime, for communication and for environmental control.. He knows the type, use and application of orthoses rest, correction, static and dynamic functional and traditional and modular prosthesis.

Course contents

- Defining t.o. and its theoretical principles

- History

- The figure of the occupational therapist and professional profile

- Interdisciplinary Work

- Services Operating

- Concepts of autonomy and independence

- Concepts of performance, outbuilding, measure

- Definition of motor planning

- Canadian occupational performance measure

- Acquisition of skills, functional limitation, the state of dependence

- Analysis of activity

- Scale of assessment and skills assessment

- Programming of goals

- Evaluation and treatment of the functional system of manipulation and disorders of the planning act (adl support, training vocational)

- The wheelchair: know it and plan it, seating systems, principals bedsore, posture in wheelchair

- Transfer

- Aids for the transfer

- Skill in wheelchair

- Simulation of advanced autonomy

- Search of the autonomy of self-care

- Search of th autonomy in productivity

- Home automation, architectural barriers, home adaptations

- Bathing aids and health services

- Aids information and communication aids

- Orthoses in hermoplastic material

- Aids for driving

- Search of autonomy in the spare-time

- Assistive products for sports

- Process of assistance in specific clinical cases

- Main disability and occupational therapy

- Notes on the knowledge of the NHS (DM 332/99) and ISO classes

Readings/Bibliography

A.I.S.M. "Guide motor disability and work, Volume 1 and 2", Algraphy
T.Redarelli, L.Valsecchi "Occupational Therapy Methodologies rehabilitative and assistive technology", Solei Press
J.Bonavita, M.Menarini, P.Pillastrini "Rehabilitation in spinal cord injury," Masson s.p.a. 2004 Milan
M.Menarini "Blue Book", Alfa Wassermann s.p.a.
I.N.A.I.L., "Coming home"
S.Di Bartolo, "Hand and wrist. static and dynamic orthoses, "Edi-Ermes
A. Eselli, "Home automation for the recovery of autonomy", Leonardo aids
A. Manfredini, "The upside targeting systems", Leonardo aids
V. Stucci, C. Sassi, "The keyboard as an aid: some adjustments," Leonardo aids
V. Stucci, "Some features that are useful for access to the computer", Leonardo aids
Andrich R: devices for autonomy. Milan: Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation
Ferrari A: Clinical and rehabilitation aids. Handouts of Technology Advanced Course for Autonomy (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi) a.a. 2001/2002
I.N.A.I.L .: Returning Home, 2000
Psychology and occupational therapy community: n interdisciplinary approach, Studiotaf.it
D.M. 136/97
F.Bomprezzi, Social and personal image of assistive technology ", Lecture in the PhD Course Technologies for Autonomy (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi) a.a. 2001/2002
I.Steffan, "Panorama of the current legislation on accessibility," notes of the Postgraduate Course Technologies for Autonomy (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and the Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi) a.a. 2001/2002
S.Maurizio, architectural accessibility basics and organization of the house for autonomy ", releases of Technology Advanced Course for Autonomy (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and the Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi) a.a. 2001/2002
I.Johnson, "Aids and orthoses for manipulation", Lecture in the PhD Course Technologies for Autonomy (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi) a.a. 2001/2002
R.Vannini, "A new life in twenty years. Nicoletta ", Thesis of Specialization for Autonomy Technology Course (University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi) a.a. 2001/2002
CAVICCHIOLI A., CORBETTA S., M. MARQUEZ, PETRUCCI B. M., I. Springhetti, VALSECCHI L., manual aids and patient care geriatric home, UTET, Turin, 2002.
MANSER Joe A., BERTELS Eric, STAMM Andreas, residential unobstructed & adaptable, Swiss center for the construction suitable for andicappaati, Zurich, 1993
Swiss Association of Invalids ASI (Editor), The construction suitable for handicapped, standard SN 521 500 Edition 1988 Manual 1993 edition, ASI, Olten, 1993
World Health Organization, ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, Edizioni Erikson, Trento, 2002.
Patricia M. Davies, Restart: early rehabilitation interventions after traumatic brain injury or other serious brain injury, Springer, Milano, 1997
Bengt Engström, Ergonomics, wheelchairs and positioning, Posturalis, Hässelby, 1993

Teaching methods

Lectures

Practical exercises

Assessment methods

Oral examination

Teaching tools

PC, projector and multimedia

Office hours

See the website of Roberta Vannini