Neuropsycology

Specialization and Extension in Neuropsychology

 

Neuropsychology is a specialty that is characterized by the study of the relationship between brain, cognition and emotion . Multidisciplinary , has been expanding its applicability in the fields of health and education, from diagnosis to rehabilitation of various cognitive disorders . Featuring a faculty of renowned neurologists and neuropsychologists , the course provides technical and scientific knowledge always updated , diverse practice and provides methodological expertise to student grants to apply for Masters in Neurology .

 

OBJECTIVE

 

Empower theoretical , methodological and clinical psychologists and physicians to perform diagnostic and neuropsychological orientation and act on research and rehabilitation of neurological patients .

 

STRUCTURE

specialization

2 years , totaling 500 hours.

 

FREQUENCY

weekly

 

ACTIVITIES

Theoretical and practical

Submitting videos

Observation and discussion of clinical cases

supervised care

seminars

monograph

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Specialization : medical professionals

Extension: students from the 5th year psychology

 

HOME

New classes in March of each year

 

LECTURE SCHEDULE

Core modules

 

PRINCIPLES OF EVALUATION neuropsychological

• History and neuropsychological evaluation - specific technical

• Behaviors indicative of brain pathology

• How is built a test - quantitative and qualitative assessments

• Basic batteries and special batteries - organization of material

 

ANATOMY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

• Structure of neurons and neuronal signaling

• excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters

• Structure cerebral cortical and subcortical - overview

• Structures sobcorticais - functions

 

USE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING

• Port development

• Raven 's 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

• Types of care• Perception and visuospatial functions

• Reasoning , language and academic skills• Memory and learning• visuoconstrutivas functions and motor skills

• Executive functions and adaptive behavior Specific modules ( theoretical and practical ) Visuospatial

 

DISORDERS AND CONSTRUCTION

• Agnosias and neural structures involved

• visuoconstrutivas disorders in child development

• visuoconstrutivas disorders in adults

• Study of neuropsychological batteries involved

 

PERSONALITY DISORDERS

• Model of neuroscience to language

• Language disorders in aphasia

• Protocols for evaluation of language

• The role of the right hemisphere in language

 

MEMORY DISORDERS

• Functional brain basis of memory

• Memory Systems

• amnesic syndromes

• Neuropsychological assessment of memory ( child, adult and elder )

 

Attentional DISORDERS AND ENGINES

• Diseases of the extrapyramidal system

• Genetic syndromes of childhood

• Neuropsychological assessment of children and adults

• motor rehabilitation in neurological patients

 

INTERFACES Psychoanalysis - NEUROLOGY

• Psychoanalysis and Neurology in the news

• Pseudo - epilepsy : still seeking healing in neurology

• Doctor-patient relationship

• Although symptoms - possible adaptations Advanced Modules

 

* RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES

METHODOLOGY SUPERIORINVESTIGAÇÃO neuropsychological

PRACTICE SCHEDULENP ASSESSMENT IN CHILDREN

*NP EVALUATION IN ADULTS AND OLDER * Supervised

• Presentation of scientific videos , exercises fixing

• Evaluation in the mirror room, Discussion of clinical cases *

• Analysis and discussion of 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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