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School of Medicine
HEALTH PROFESSIONS OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES
Course unit
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION
MEP3052936, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
HEALTH PROFESSIONS OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES
ME1868, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION
Website of the academic structure https://www.medicinamolecolare.unipd.it
Department of reference Department of Molecular Medicine
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in HEALTH PROFESSIONS OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ANTONIO QUINCI
Other lecturers CINZIA SCARTON
LUCA VISENTIN

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses MED/48 Neuropsychiatric and Rehabilitation Nursing 3.0
Core courses MED/48 Neuropsychiatric and Rehabilitation Nursing 3.0
Core courses MED/50 Applied Medical Sciences 2.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 8.0 80 120.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 Commissione 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/04/2018 QUINCI ANTONIO (Presidente)
SCARTON CINZIA (Membro Effettivo)
VISENTIN LUCA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION (Main lecture held in English 3 ECTS):
English language skill B1 level, according to Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFRL), for main lecture.

LEADERSHIP METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION (integrative lecture held in Italian* 3 ECTS):
Basics of the National Health Service’s organization.
Basics of Veneto Regional Health Service’s organization and of Local Health Units’ Organization in Veneto.
Being able to understand and learn.
Having independent judgment.
Having communication skills.

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS: (integrative lecture held in Italian* 2 ECTS):
Knowledge of the contents of the Code of Ethics of your profession.
Ability to understand and analyse oral and written texts, to derive inferences and logically consequent conclusions, to expose it orally and in writing with an appropriate form and lexicon.
Ability to adopt different forms of logical reasoning.
Availability to experience group work situations.
Target skills and knowledge: At the end of the course the student will acquire the following skills:
Knowledge and comprehension:
the student will be able to understand and gain knowledge about the processes in the cultural history of work organization, science, education and rehabilitation.
Applying knowledge and understanding:
the student will be able to develop methods and tools for the professional practice, in relation to the management, education and research in Rehabilitation.
Making judgements:
The student will be able to choose the best methods and work processes in rehabilitation, in reference to the context and resources available.
Communication skills:
The student will be able to communicate in different working groups and also in international contests.
Learning skills:
The student will be able to contribute to the methodological process necessary for enhancing the knowledge of the discipline.
Examination methods: Students will be informed during the first lesson by the teacher
Assessment criteria: Students will be informed during the first lesson by the teacher
Course unit contents: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION (Main lecture held in English 3 ECTS):
The methodological processes
The definition of the method
The creation of the working tools
History of work
History of learning theories
History and Philosophy of Science
Examples of organizational work and research.
The educational processes in Italy and abroad.

LEADERSHIP METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION (integrative lecture held in Italian* 3 ECTS):
The clinical governance and its instruments:
Reference regulations.
The organizational analysis and its operating tools.
Clinical governance tools.
The role of Health Professions Director
Fields of intervention and role profile.
The Manager’s responsibilities
The management process in health care:
The manager’s functions.
Planning, programming and work organization.
Process management.
MBO: Management by Objectives.
Teamwork management.
Management and personnel development:
Workload and personnel requirements.
Coordination tools.
Health personnel assessment.
Organizational change management.
Personnel development.

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS: (integrative lecture held in Italian* 2 ECTS):
Semantics of Ethics
The roots of the Code of Ethics
Principles on which the Deontology of Health Professions is based, with particular attention to the Professions of Rehabilitation
Structure and characteristics of the Codes of Ethics of Rehabilitation Professions
Analysis and comparison of different Codes of Ethics
Organizational Ethics
Ethics for coordinators and leaders
The great themes of Ethics
Study of emblematic cases
Processed group exposure
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION (Main lecture held in English 3 ECTS):
The teaching method is based on three phases:
1. Introduction, held by the teacher, on historical and cultural perspective of each field and definition of the PBL setting;
2. workshops in small groups;
3. Reflections and building of the knowledge and skills.
The teaching method is based on social-cultural constructivism theories, according to Vygotsky, and the cooperative learning and problem-based learning.

LEADERSHIP METHODOLOGY IN REHABILITATION (integrative lecture held in Italian* 3 ECTS):
Lectures: presentation in the classroom, by the teacher, using multimedia tools and paper reports.
Interactive lessons: classroom discussion (guided and encouraged by the teacher) on topics exposed.
Simulations: collective work and/or in small groups, with activities of analysis, synthesis and development of innovative situations/solutions.
Home study: self-learning for in-depth examination of auxiliary arguments.

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS: (integrative lecture held in Italian* 2 ECTS):
- Each topic will be addressed in the first phase through the classic exhibition method,
- situations will be identified which in everyday practice determine "ethical dilemmas" in order to acquire knowledge to make decisions in accordance with the ethical values of the profession
- later use case analysis techniques that use real cases, such as case study, that develops analytical skills and approaches to a situation or problem, and the incident in which they are added decision-making and predictive skills
- when possible, cooperative learning techniques will be proposed by structuring level, elective or mixed groups
Additional notes about suggested reading: Students will be informed during the first lesson by the teacher
*For foreign students It is possible to agree with the head teacher an alternative course of study in English of the lectures held in Italian
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Popper, Karl R., <<The >>logic of scientific discoveryKarl R. Popper. London: Hutchinson, 1968. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Capra, Fritjof, The turning point. Science, Society, and the rising culture. London: Flamingo, 1983. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Calamandrei, Carlo; Aletto, Laura; Orlandi, Carlo, Manuale di management per le professioni sanitarieCarlo Calamandreia cura di Carlo Orlandihanno collaborato Laura Aletto ... [et al.]. Milano: McGraw-Hill education, 2015. Cerca nel catalogo