Vincenza Ferrara

Vincenza Ferrara
Sapienza University of Rome | la sapienza · Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine

History of Art

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October 2019 - June 2021
Università della Calabria
Position
  • Adjunct Professor
Description
  • Languages and Non-Verbal Communication Techniques Lab - Specialization course for support teacher
May 2017 - June 2019
Azienda Sanitaria Unità Sanitaria Locale Roma E - Course for Family Medicine
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • art observation and icnodiagnosys
October 2016 - present
Sapienza University - Degree in Medicine course "c"
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Art observation for Medical Doctor education

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Publications (24)
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Medical Humanities approach is becoming an important action in the health curriculum. Art can play a central role in the training of care staff for the development of skills and for the humanization of the therapeutic path. The application of art as a tool for learning and its historical relationship with medicine can be a valid support for the dev...
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Neurocutaneous syndromes are a group of genetic disorders affecting the skin, the central and peripheral nervous system, and the eye with congenital abnormalities and/or tumors. Manifestations may also involve the heart, vessels, lungs, kidneys, endocrine glands and bones. When people with these disorders are portrayed in works of art, physicians h...
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The literature has identified promising findings regarding the application of methodology using visual art to develop the cognitive skill of observation and description to enhance critical thinking among medical students. This longitudinal controlled quasi-experimental study aims to demonstrate that Visual Thinking Strategies method and other art a...
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Background The skills needed in the medical and nursing field are considered both for the cognitive and the personal and interpersonal aspects. There are many studies that suggest using artistic practices and pedagogical methods such as Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) or Artful Thinking in the medical education. The main aim of this research is to...
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Using art for medical education is a part of the Medical Humanities approach, which fosters observation skills and a better relationship between health professionals and patients. This article summarizes a body of research in the use of visual arts in medical education, including its neurobiological basis and reports about an experience at the medi...
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Background: During university many healthcare students face high stress that can lead to depressive symptoms, worst academic outcomes and socio-relational difficulties. It is necessary to prevent distress and improve quality of life among students teaching them skills to build resilience as observational capacities, critical thinking, work in team...
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Museums must adapt to the increasingly massive use of the Internet, and use it to reach new audiences and find new ways of enhancing culture, or consolidate the relationship with their existing public. Therefore, defining an online strategy that conforms to the museum's mission may prove difficult. One of the challenges cultural organisations face...
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Final Event of Erasmus Project "Education and Museum: Cultural heritage of Science Learning" and International Conference 26-27 June Sapienza Università di Rome Using Cultural Heritage digital resources for making multimedia lessons
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Cultural Heritage is considered useful content for learning and for making cross-disciplinary lessons by teachers. On the other side innovative museum education recommends visual strategies and collaborative practices in the museum visit for engaging and stimulating students to enrich their knowledge. This idea allows to build a flipped museum very...
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This study describes how Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) as a methodological practice can help medical students learn and acquire analytical ability. This ability, capable of improving observational acumen and generally acquired only after years of clinical experience, may be achieved also by recourse to the systematic and reasoned examination of...
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Il volume raccoglie interventi su Arte e Medicina e le ricerche nel settore dell'osservazione dell'arte per il miglioramento di competenze di base.
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It is generally accepted that the main skills a nurse should have are communication, critical thinking, responsibility, accountability for their decision and action, attention to detail and adaptability. Nurse educators are called to prepare students to pay close attention to detail and to describe them in a language that reflects what is actually...
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Over the centuries the collaboration between artists and doctors and the relationship between art and medicine disciplines have been documented. Since the '60s the discipline of medical humanities has been developed in order to enrich the studies in medical sciences with the humanities. In the belief that medicine is more than just a set of knowled...
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L'Arte intesa come tèchne può essere descritta come l'applicazione di un complesso di regole ed esperienze elaborate dall'uomo, quindi della conoscenza, per produrre oggetti o rappresentare immagini tratte dalla realtà o dalla fantasia. Anche la Medicina è una disciplina definita come Arte in quanto capacità di applicare la conoscenza e quindi la S...
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I musei moderni nascono con una prevalente funzione didattica, come il patrimonio del primo nucleo della Pinacoteca di Brera costituito da Collezioni donate dal Cardinal Federico Borromeo nel 1618 e dall’Imperatrice Maria Teresa D’Austria nel 1771 come riferimenti didattici per i giovani artisti. La stessa Maria Teresa D’Austria contribuirà al prim...
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In recent years many projects have applied multimedia technology to support dissemination and new modality of digital museum resources access to meet the knowledge and interests of different users needs. Linked open data technology suggest to rethink access to digital cultural heritage resources and their dissemination in different contexts. This p...
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In recent years many projects have developed online catalogues and repositories to manage and promote cultural heritage. After the massive digitalization of cultural heritage, open data modality suggests to rethink access to digital resources of museums and their use and reuse in different environments such as learning and tourism. Museums are reth...
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In recent years many projects have applied technology, as Linked Data, and new modality of digital museum resources access as a personalized way to meet the knowledge and interests needs of different users. Furthermore, current studies engage users in a new way of taking part in cultural heritage. This paper presents a framework to search, download...
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Multimedia Technologies, communication and WEB allow the opportunity to develop tools to apply new teaching methodologies and learning way in the School. On the other side Museum resources are available online to support teaching activities. The research team (Digilab of Sapienza University and "Via Val Maggia" School) has launched a project to dev...
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Over the years museums used new technologies to catalogue their collections both for internal management and to make them available to citizens, scholars and tourists. New technologies meet their needs by disseminating knowledge about cultural heritage. The “Polo Museale” of Sapienza University of Rome, encompassing 20 museums, aims to promote cult...

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Publish either an electronic and paper version of an handbook about Liquid Architecture and Museology http://www.bta.it/riv/arc2/ArchitetturaLiquida/index.html
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New approach to museum visit and on use Cultural heritahe in learning environment. Use of art observation to improve basic competence in the School. Art and medicine. Improve medical and nursing Skills using art observation.