Learning outcomes of the course unit
Recognition of the main problems of the geriatric patient in order to set up an adequate treatment to define objectives suitable for the specific case.
Proove patient assessment and treatment practices.
Course contents summary
Evaluation of the geriatric patient. Setting up the rehabilitation treatment. Environmental assessment and selection of the aids. Degenerative arthropathies. The hypokinetic syndrome. The risk of falling. Walking in the elderly. The patient amputated.
Handouts provided by the teacher.
Assessment methods and criteria