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School of Psychology
COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY ASSESSMENT
PSP7078021, A.A. 2018/19

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
PS1932, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 2.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY ASSESSMENT
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
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 COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

Lecturers
Teacher in charge KONSTANTINOS PRIFTIS M-PSI/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 2.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Laboratory 2.0 14 36.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 2018-1 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 PRIFTIS KONSTANTINOS (Presidente)
FACOETTI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
MAPELLI DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of Cognitive psychology and Psychobiology is required.
Target skills and knowledge: Students will acquire specific knowledge and skills regarding the clinical neuropsychological assessment of the apraxias (disorders of complex voluntary motor actions) and the acalculias (disorders of number processin and calculation).
Examination methods: The exam will be written and will consist of 10 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 10'. The exam will be "approved" if the student has answered correctly at least six questions out of 10.
Assessment criteria: - Ability to perform diagnosis of the apraxias and the acalculias.
- Ability to perform differential diagnosis between the abovementioned disorders and other neuropsychological deficits.
Course unit contents: 1. The apraxias
1.1. Definition and subtypes
1.2. Assessment and diagnosis
1.3. Differential diagnosis

2. The acalculias
2.1. Definition and subtypes
2.2. Assessment and diagnosis
2.3. Differential diagnosis
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: - Frontal lessons
- Diagnostic exercises
Additional notes about suggested reading: Target articles will be specified at the beginning of the laboratory.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Laboratory
  • Problem based learning
  • Case study
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Questioning
  • Story telling
  • Problem solving
  • Auto correcting quizzes or tests for periodic feedback or exams
  • Active quizzes for Concept Verification Tests and class discussions
  • Video shooting made by the teacher/the students
  • Use of online videos

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)