INTERNSHIP I YEAR
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student during the first semester is guided by the supervisor in the observation of normal movement patterns in the child, in the adult and in the elderly, identifying their characteristics which were learnt during the theoretical lessons.
During the second semester the student will be introduced to all the patient handling, positioning and postural techniques. Furthermore the classic massage techniques and the usage of electro therapies machines are taught.
Course contents summary
To learn the ability to observe the motor behaviour of the baby, of the adult and of the senior.-To learn to carry out the correct handling to move the patient and the ability to do a safe transfer. -To learn the therapeutic massage and to utilize the physical agents.
-“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.
-“Dalla nascita ai 5 anni” Sheridan, Ed. Raffaello Cortina.
Practical training, laboratory in a small group.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written Test and practical examination.