Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Physiotherapy
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
Academyc year when helding the course: 
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (18 hours)

There are no requirements

Voto Finale

Student should acquire theoretical knowledge and behaviour principles pertinent to them for emergency operation, according to international medical and surgical guidelines, purposed to know and know how to do, to assure life support and restoration in- and out of hospital emergency, again to know how to manage mechanical ventilation and non invasive ventilation in Intensive Care Unit.

Emergency epidemiology
General and special contrast emergency
Patient observation and vital function monitoring
Critical ill evaluation
Allergy to drugs and materials (contrast means and latex free journey)
Epidemiology of unexpected death
Clinical, biological and cerebral death
Guidelines and evidence based medicine
Classification of therapeutic interventions
Acute respiratory failure – physiopathology
Shock - physiopathology
Different causes of shock and therapeutic notes
Adult and paediatric Basic Life Support
Chain of survival
Identification of critical situation and treatment protocols for medical and surgical emergency
Call to 118 emergency system / intra-hospital alarm
Airways obstruction and how to relieve
Lateral positioning
Providing rescue breathing
Chest compressions
Defibrillation, cardioversion, external pacing
Algorithms for advanced life support in cardiac arrest and multiple trauma
Drugs for advanced life support
Vacuum for airway secretions (oral and tracheal)
Mechanical ventilation in emergency and oxygen-therapy
Semi-automated external defibrillators
General principles of anaesthesiology
Monitoring critical ill
Controlled and assisted mechanical ventilation
Non invasive ventilation
Role of physiotherapy in Intensive Care Unit

“Urgenze ed emergenze - Istituzioni” Chiaranda M.
editor Piccin - Padova, IV edition 2016; pages 750;  78,00

“Tecniche di ventilazione artificiale” Torri G. and Calderini E. Delfino A. editor – Roma, 2008; pages 473;  49

“Guida illustrata delle emergenze” Chiaranda M.
Piccin editor - Padova, 2005; pages 610 + multimedial CD-rom;  210,00

“Diagnosi e trattamento delle emergenze medico-chirurgiche” Androni B., Chiara O., Coen D., Vescovi S. Masson – Elsevier editor - Milano, 2009; pages 511;  80,00

“Emergenze medico chirurgiche” Tiberio G.
Masson editor - Milano, 2001; pages 586;  44,00

“Urgenze ed emergenze medico-chirurgiche” Agrò F.
Edizioni Minerva Medica editor - Torino, 2000; pages 540;  38,73
“European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2015” Resuscitation 2015;95:1-99