INTERNSHIP II YEAR
Learning outcomes of the course unit
During the first and second semester the student will be guided by the supervisor in collecting the patient history in order to write the essay and to complete the rehabilitative file.
The student will gain the ability to conduct a proper clinical and functional exam and will be able to identify the main and secondary problems of the patient, defining the short term and long term objectives.
Course contents summary
The primary object is:
The correct use of clinical tools for the evaluation of the patient (orthopaedic, peripheral neurological, cardio-respiratory, rheumatological),
The ability to identify the main problems of the patient,
To propose a rehabilitative program.
-“Muscoloskeletal assessment”, Hazel M. Clarkson, Edi- Ermes.
-“Physical examination of the spine”, S. Hoppenfeld, Aulo Gaggi Editore.
- “Muscles- testing and function”, Florence Peterson Kendall, Verducci Editore.
-“Fisiologia Articolare”, I.A. Kapandji, Marrapese Editore
-“Steps to Folow”, Patricia M. Davies, Sprinter-Verlag Editore.
-“So quel che fai” G. Rizzolatti, Scienza e Idee Editore
-“Starting Again” Patricia M. Davies, Springer Editore
-“ Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation” 2nd Ed., S. Brent Brotzman, Kevin E. Wiolk, Elsevier Ed.
-“Paralisi Cerebrale Infantile” A. Ferrari e Cioni, E. Del Cerro.
-“Architettura delle Funzioni”, Mora- Montanari-Bertozzi, Sprinter.
-“Malattie Neuromuscolari”, A. Ferrari, Ghedini Ed.
Practical training, laboratory in a small group.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written Test and practical examination