Learning outcomes of the course unit
Recognition of the main problems of the geriatric patient in order to set up an appropriate treatment and to define suitable targets for the specific case.
Course contents summary
Evaluation of the geriatric patient. Setting up the rehabilitation treatment and choice of devices. The degenerative arthropathy. The hypokinetic syndrome. The risk of falling. The walking in elderly individuals. The amputated patients.
Duplicated lecture notes.
Frontal lessons. Practical tests of assessment and treatment of patients.
Assessment methods and criteria