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VALUTAZIONE E RIABILITAZIONE NEUROPSICOLOGICA

Academic Year 2023/2024 - Teacher: MARINELLA COCO

Expected Learning Outcomes

For the purposes of the assessment, the teacher will take into account:

Knowledge and understanding: Knowing how to describe the main methods and tools of neuropsychological rehabilitation.

Applied knowledge and understanding: Acquisition of knowledge of neuropsychological rehabilitation.

Autonomy of judgment: Ability to synthesize and compare the concepts of neuropsychological rehabilitation from the developmental age onwards.

Communication skills: Ability to communicate the contents learned during the course with a personal style and with appropriate terminology.

Ability to learn: Ability to understand, analyze and process the contents of the neuropsychological rehabilitation texts, in order to be able to undertake subsequent in-depth studies independently.

Course Structure

Lectures and exercises.

Required Prerequisites

Knowledge of the structures and functions of the nervous system.

Attendance of Lessons

Attendance is strongly recommended.

Detailed Course Content

Neuropsychological rehabilitation

Brain plasticity and functional recovery after brain injury

Neuropsychological rehabilitation: setting up a treatment and evaluating its effectiveness

The rehabilitation of aphasia

The rehabilitation of memory deficits

The rehabilitation of executive functions

Transcranial magnetic and electrical stimulation and neuropsychological rehabilitation

Virtual and augmented reality

Neuropsychological rehabilitation.

Neuropsychological evaluation

The short neuropsychological examination 3

Cognitive enabling and rehabilitation in a "life span" perspective

The neuropsychological assessment of deterioration

Assessing Involutionary Deterioration: What Functions? which tools?

Experiences of rehabilitation of cognitive impairment

From the rehabilitation to the "enabling" approach

Joint physical, cognitive and socialization treatment for patients with dementia and support for cargivers

Examples taken from clinical rehabilitation

Insights into Neuropsychological Rehabilitation by watching videos and researching scientific articles

Course Planning

 SubjectsText References
1The rehabilitation of aphasia
2The rehabilitation of executive functions
3Virtual and augmented reality
4Neuropsychological evaluation
5The short neuropsychological examination 3
6Experiences of rehabilitation of cognitive impairment
7Joint physical, cognitive and socialization treatment for patients with dementia and support for cargivers
8Examples taken from clinical rehabilitation
9Insights into Neuropsychological Rehabilitation by watching videos and researching scientific articles

Learning Assessment

Learning Assessment Procedures

Oral

Examples of frequently asked questions and / or exercises

How is rehabilitation treatment planned?

Tell me about the mechanisms of neural plasticity after brain injury

Tell me about speech deficit rehabilitation

Tell me about the rehabilitation of severe aphasic patients