Workplace: Physiotherapy Ward of The Bologna University
Hospital Authority St. Orsola Polyclinic
2019. ASL Naples - Sea Hospital NHS
2012-2019. Phisiotherapist at the Bologna University
Hospital Authority St. Orsola Polyclinic
- 2012-2015. job rotations: Intensive Care, Cardiac Surgery (Adults and Pediatric), Cardiology, Surgery (General, Transplantation, Thoracic-Vascular), Pneumology, Internal Medicine.
- 2015. WARD assignation: Orthopaedics (surgery post-fractured femur and total hip and knee replacements).
2009-2012. AUSL Ravenna - Faenza Hospital NHS.
- WARD assignations: Outpatients, Orthopaedic, Cardiology and ICU, Internal Medicine, Long-Term Care.
1991-2009. Rehabilitation "Manzoni Center" in Naples, operating
within the National Health Service, in the following areas:
- Sports Rehabilitation, Hydrotherapy, Outpatient, Community.
1993-1994. Italian National Olympic Committee's
(C.O.N.I.) FIVB Physiotherapist, within the
Com-Cavi Napoli Volley - Men's Volleyball National Championship, A
1991-1993. C.O.N.I. FIVB Physiotherapist, within
the Parthenope Napoli Volleyball - Men's Volleyball National
Championship, B division.
1990-1991. Physical Therapy Ward at "The Kinesiterapico Centre"
in Rome, operating within the National Health Service.
1989-1990. Rehabilitation "Ester Rehabilitation Centre" in
Naples, operating within the National Health Service.
WORK EXPERIENCES ABROAD
2007. Volunteer (certified) at the Hopital
General de Reference de Kikwit II, of the DEMOCRATIC
REPUBLIC OF CONGO
2002. Specialization in "Craniosacral Therapy and Immune
Response" at The Upleger Institute in Palm Beach,
1998. Internship (certified placement) at the James Paget Healthcare NHS
Trust in Gorleston (Great Yarmouth), Norfolk, ENGLAND.
2013. MSc in "Healthcare Professions of Rehabilitation
Sciences " at the Ferrara University.
2011. Master of “Management of the Healthcare
Professions", Carlo Cattaneo University LIUC Castellanza
2007. MSc (cum laude) in "Sciences of Preventive and
Adaptive Motor Activities" at the Naples “Parthenope"
1997. Comparability of Italian Rehabilitation Therapist
Diploma and British BTEC Higher National Diploma standard (HNC/HND)
provided by the UK NARIC.
1990. Licensing Examination for the title of Physical
Education Professor, teaching Physical Education in the
secondary schools, (Naples).
1989. “Rehabilitation Therapist” Diploma
(comparable to BSc) graduated at the Italian Red Cross School
1986. “Physical Education” Diploma (comparable to
BSc), graduated at the ISEF in Naples.
2015: "LYNPHEDEMA: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT" organized by Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna.
2014. "CLINICAL SPINAL INSTABILITY AND LOW BACK PAIN" organized
by Bologna AUSL.
2010. "CLINIC TUTORING IN REHABILITATION AREA” (35hrs) at the
2005. "MCKENZIE METHOD: PART A – LUMBAR SPINE” organized by the
Italian McKenzie Institute (4 days), Naples.
2003-2004. “VISCERAL FASCIA MANIPULATION” developed by J.P.
BARRAL, organized by the Upledger Italian Institute Trieste (4
2001-2003. "CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY" developed by J. UPLEDGER,
organized by the Upledger Italian Institute (3 levels), Rome.
1999-2000 – “HYDROYHERAPY AND REHABILITATION" organized by
SIMFER and ASL NAPOLI 1 (60 hrs), Naples.
1998. "ASSESSMENT EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT Cyriax" organized by
Med Masters in Rome (60 hrs), Naples.
1997. “THE MULLIGAN CONCEPT: mobilizations with movement (MWMS)
in the extremities and sustained natural apophyseal glides (SNAGS)
organized by Med Master (14 hrs), Rome.
1991. "TAPING AND STRAPPING” organized by AITR Campania at the
Incurabili Hospital NHS in Naples.
COURSES AND WORKSHOPS
2018. "Updated Bobath approach", organized by AOSP S.Orsola at Bologna
2018. "The Prevention of Falls in the Hospital; a Multidisciplinary Approach", organized by AOSP S.Orsola at Bologna
2018. "Adapted Physical Activity as a medicine of internal medicine" organized by the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of the Bologna University
2018. "Action Observation Treatment: from the evidence to the treatment of stroke", organized by AOSP S.Orsola at Bologna
2018. "Introduction to the Grimaldi method: theoretical bases and practical techniques", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2018. "Assistance to orthopedic patients at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute: from traditional models to the use and production of evidence", organized by ROI at Bologna
2018. "Topics in Musculoskeletal Therapy" organized by University of Bologna
2017. "The Code regarding the protection of personal data", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2017. "Protected hospital discharge: needs, supply services and appropriateness", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2017. "Intercultural mediation: integration between a foreign citizen and the professionals of the medical and rehabilitation area and infectious diseases", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2017. "Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of hemianopia", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2017. "Management of deep venous thrombosis of the upper limbs related to vascular devices. Diagnosis and treatment of heparin thrombocytopenia", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2017. "Basic principles of respiratory physiotherapy and focus on bronchial clearance technique in the acute patient", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2017. "The mobile-Health in clinical practice", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2016. "Trunk-Limbs integration: neurophysiological and biomechanical conditions for optimization of the function" according to the BOBATH concept, organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2016. "Evidence Based Practice", organized by Research Center EBN, AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2016. "First European Hip Sport Meeting", organized by Research Center Codivilla-Putti, Rizzoli Institute, Bologna
2016. "Trans-Cranial Direct Current Stimulation Applications in neuro-rehabilitation", workshop organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2016. "Prevention of falls in hospital", organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2015. "The role of bone metabolism in causing frailty and disability: prevention and treatment", workshop organized by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2015. "Prevention and control of the transmission of producing enterobacteria carbapenemases", workshop by AOSP S.Orsola, Bologna
2015. "Vojta concept: evolution and application in neuro muscle-skeletal diseases", workshop organized by AOSP S. Orsola, Bologna
2015. "Obligations and responsibilities to prevent and combat the risk of corruptive phenomena: L. 190/12" organized by AOSP S. Orsola, Bologna.
2015. "Hands Hygiene" organized by AOSP S. Orsola, Bologna.
2014. "Medical Gas: Oxygentherapy" organized by AUSL
2014. "Risk Management: General principles and risk
management" organized by AUSL Bologna.
2014. "Legislative Decree 81/2008" organized by AOSP S.
Orsola, Bologna, Italy.
2014. "Progress Test for Health Professions" organized by
AOSP S. Orsola, Bologna, Italy.
2014. "Administration mode and application of outcome
measures in physiotherapy" organized by SIF, Bologna.
2010. "Multi-professionalism as a shared resource of Clinical
Pathways and organizational models in Orthopaedics, Post-Acute and
Radiology Operative Units” organized by AUSL Ravenna.
2010. "Professional Responsibility" organized by AUSL
2010. "Taping and its applications for a speed recovery,
minimizing damages in musculoskeletal injuries” organized by
2009. "Reorganization of the cerebral cortex after lesion and
mirror neurons" organized by AUSL Ravenna.
2009. "Implementing Assessment Scale as a working instrument
in Physiotherapy Ward” organized by AUSL Ravenna.
2009. AUDIT: "The improving process of Rehabilitation
Medicine Public corporation" organized by AUSL Ravenna.
2009. "Fibromyalgia Syndrome" organized by AUSL Forlì.
2008. "Orthopedic patients and physiotherapy treatments in
Rehabilitation Centers operating within the NHS; Literature,
clinical rewievs and practice"organized by API, provider in
2001. "New trends for the treatment of meniscus and knee ligaments", organized by Isokinetic, Bologna.
1995. "Medicine applied to Volleyball" organized by the
International Academy of Volleyball, San Marino Republic.
1990. "Volleyball: injuries, rehabilitation, physiology and
dietetics", organized by AS Cedisa Salerno.
1989. "First International Meeting on Rehabilitation -
McKenzie" organized by AITR Liguria, Rapallo (Ge).
1988. "Introduction to Manual Therapy Bienfait
Method" organized by AITR Campania, Naples.
1988. "Rehabilitation and Sport" organized by AITR
Lombardia, Salice Terme (Vo).
1988. "Tissues Plasticity, adaptability and rehabilitation
exercises" organized by AITR Veneto, Verona.
2005. Speaking of Taping and Strapping within the Meeting
Conference on "MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY IN SPORT INJURIES:
RECOVERY PATHWAY FROM INJURY TO THE MATCH. TREATMENT, PREVENTION
AND RETRAINING” held at the Minerva Rehabilitation Center in
1996. Speaking of Taping and Strapping within the Meeting
Conference on “REHABILITATION TREATMENT IN KNEE INJURIES”
held at Cardarelli Hospital nhs in Naples, organized by AITR
2001. Speaking of Taping and Strapping within the Meeting
Conference on "PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT IN LOWER LIMB SPORT
MUSCLES INJURIES” held at Cardarelli Hospital nhs in Naples,
sponsored by the Naples Second University and SIMFER.
TEACHING AND TUTORING
2012-at present. Tutor training students attending the First
Cycle Degree/Bachelor in Physiotherapy, at the Bologna University.
2009-2011. Tutor training students attending the First Cycle
Degree/Bachelor in Physiotherapy, at the Ferrara University (headquarters in Faenza Ravenna).
2010-2011. Adjunct Professor at
the Ferrara University, headquarters in Faenza, module "Human Movement and Rehabilitation Methodology", course "Methods and Educational Movement
2014- at present. Adjunct Professor at the Bologna University, headquarters in Imola, module "Science of Human Movement", course "Massage and Physical Therapy".
2014- at present. Adjunct Professor at the Bologna University, headquarters in Imola, module "Advanced Approaches in Physiotherapy", course "Special Physiotherapy".
DISSERTATION SUPERVISOR ACTIVITY
2010-2011. Thesis: "The role of taping in the treatment of chronic ankle instability" at the Ferrara University
2014-2015. Thesis: "Rehabilitation during the recovery phase on Guillain-Barrè Syndrome: review" at the Bologna University
2014-2015. Thesis: "Effectiveness of early rehabilitation in ICU in Critical Illness Myopathy and Neuropathy patients: review" at the Bologna University