Geriatrics (VO)


Course lecturer:

Mag. Dr.

 Florian Benischke
Course numberB3.06670.20.260
Course codeGeri
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits1,0
Language of instruction German

Students know physical and social changes in the age, dysfunction in the Department of Geriatrics, know the medical diagnoses and how they impact on physiotherapy.

Dealing with changes in age. getting to know geriatric assessments with practical application. prevention and rehabilitative measures - often necessary being adapted to existing multimorbidity - in geriatrics. The students should get to know possible aids supplies.

General physiological and pathological changes in the age of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, course, pathophysiology, medical therapy of the following malfunctions: multimorbidity, gerontopsychiatric medical conditions (eg, age depression, dementia ...) Alzheimer's disease dizziness and Schmerzgeriatrisches assessment, treatment and rehabilitation

changes due to agemultimorbiditypolypharmacy

Berting-Hüneke u.a. (2002). Selbständigkeit im Alter erhalten, Eine Einführung in die geriatrische Rehabilitation, 2. Auflage. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

- Hien, Pilgram und Neubart (2013): Moderne Geriatrie und Akutmedizin; Springer Verlag- Zeyfang, Hagg-Grün und Nikolaus (2012): Basiswissen Medizin des Alterns und des alten Menschen; Springer Verlag- Willkomm (Hrsg) (2013): Praktische Geriatrie. Klinik, Diagnostik, interdisziplinäre Therapie; Thieme Verlag

final test

written and oral exam