Neuropsychology

 

Neuropsychology
 
 
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Specialization and Extension in Neuropsychology
 
Neuropsychology is a specialty that is characterized by the study of the relationship between brain, cognition and emotion. Multidisciplinary character, is expanding its applicability in the fields of health and education, from diagnosis to rehabilitation of various cognitive disorders. Featuring a faculty of neurologists and neuropsychologists renowned, the course provides technical and scientific knowledge up to date, diversified practice and provides methodological support to the student of expertise to apply for the master's degree in Neurology.
OBJECTIVE
Empower theoretical, clinical and methodological psychologists and physicians to perform diagnostic and neuropsychological orientation, and work in research and rehabilitation of neurological patients.
STRUCTURE
Specialization
Two years, totaling 500 hours.
FREQUENCY
Weekly
ACTIVITIES
Lectures
Presentation videos
Observation and discussion of clinical cases
Customer supervised
Seminars
Monograph
TARGET AUDIENCE
Specialization: medical professionals
Extension: Students from the 5th year of psychology
HOME
New classes in March of each year
Theoretical PROGRAMMING
Basic Modules
Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment
• History and neuropsychological evaluation - technical specificities of
• use of therapeutic brain pathology
• As a test is constructed - quantitative and qualitative evaluations
• Basic batteries and specific batteries - organization of the material
ANATOMY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
• Structure of neurons and neuronal signaling
• excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters
• cortical and subcortical brain structure - overview
• sobcorticais structures - functions
 
PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS OF USE
• Development Scales
• Raven Progressive Matrices
• Bender Gestalt
• Wechsler Scales (WISC / WAIS)
 
The CEREBRAL CORTEX
• cortical structures - functions
• Cortices unimodal and multimodal
• neuroanatomical bases of cognition - overview
• neural correlates of higher functions
 
Neuropsychological functions
• attention Modalities
• Perception and visuospatial functions
• reasoning, language and academic skills
• Memory and learning
• visuoconstrutivas functions and motor skills
• Executive function and adaptive behavior
Specific modules (theoretical and practical)
DISORDERS AND CONSTRUCTION visuospatial
• Agnosias and neural structures involved
• visuoconstrutivas disorders in child development
• Disorders visuoconstrutivas adult
• Study of assessment tests involved
 
DISORDERS OF LANGUAGE
• Model of neuroscience for language
• Language disorders in aphasia
• Protocols for evaluation of language
• The role of the right hemisphere in language
 
MEMORY DISORDERS
• brain functional memory Bases
• Memory Systems
• Syndromes amnesic
• Memory Neuropsychological assessment (child, adult and elderly)
DISORDERS attentional and ENGINES
• extrapyramidal system disorders
• genetic syndromes of childhood
• Neuropsychological assessment of children and adults
• motor rehabilitation in neurological patients
INTERFACES Psychoanalysis - NEUROLOGY
• Psychoanalysis and Neurology today
• Pseudo-epilepsy: still seeking healing in neurology
• Doctor-patient relationship
• Despite the symptoms - possible adaptations
Advanced Modules *
 
RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
SUPERIORINVESTIGAÇÃO Neuropsychological TEACHING METHODOLOGY
PRACTICE SCHEDULE
NP ASSESSMENT IN CHILDREN *
NP ASSESSMENT IN ADULTS AND OLDER * ACTIVITIES SUPERVISED
• Presentation of scientific videos, fixing Exercises
• Evaluation mirror room Discussion of clinical cases *
• Analysis and discussion of the cases evaluated *
• Seminars *
• Monograph *
 
* Program offered only at the level of specialization.
Note: all programming is subject to change without notice.

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