PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course is aimed at providing students with basic notions about physiatric evaluation and rehabilitation programmes for neurological disorders.
Course contents summary
Motor re-education techniques
Neuromuscular propioceptive facilitation techniques
Hypokinetic syndrome management
Rehabilitation team: physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapist, social worker, psychologist, orthopaedic engineer, etc.).
Rehabilitation programme: evaluation, planning, treatment, measurement, short- and long-term objectives.
Activities of Daily Living (ADL) rating scales
Barthel Index and Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scale
Handicap rating scales
Rehabilitation approaches in post-stroke patients
Principles of rehabilitation in brain-injured patients
Gait analysis in rehabilitation medicine
Techniques for Motor Rehabilitation
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
Team in Rehabilitation: Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Social Worker, Psychologist, Orthopaedic Technician, etc.).
The Rehabilitation programs: Assessment, Planning, Treatment, Measurement, Objective short and long term.
Scale of Assessment of Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
The Barthel Index and the "functional independence measure (FIM)"
Scale Evaluation of 'Handicap
Approach in Rehabilitation of Stroke Outcomes
Principles of Rehabilitation in Brain Injury
The Gait Analysis in Rehabilitation Medicine
G. Megna: ' Manuale di Riabilitazione' Editeam s.a.s.
Up-front classes, small-group activities
Assessment methods and criteria