PROFESSIONAL THERAPEUTIC PRACTICE FOR NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION – SPECIAL MODULE

First cycle degree in PHYSIOTHERAPY

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: ANDREA TUROLLA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: - Bases of anatomy and physiology of the motor system
- Bases of clinical neurology
- Bases of rehabilitation methodology
Examination methods: Claimed by Professor during the class:
- multiple choice assessment (mandatory)
- oral exam (conditional)
Course unit contents: - The computational, anatomical, physiological (CAP) model of the motor system.
- Translational research in neurorehabilitation (The Cumberland Consensus Model)
- Clinical reasoning and ICF in neurorehabilitation
- Main clinical domains for the assessment in neurorehabilitation (construct; outcome measures).
- Evidence on the treatment of main diseases in neurorehabilitation (i.e. stroke; traumatic brain injury; spinal cord injury; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson disease).
- Prevalent syndromes in neurorehabilitation (neglect; apraxia; pusher syndrome)
- Effects of drugs in neurorehabilitation
- Case studies