RHEUMATOLOGY

RHEUMATOLOGY

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Code
80727
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
1 credits during the 6th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/16
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules

OVERVIEW

Within the Course of Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care, the Rheumatology Teaching program is intended to provide basic knowledge for treating the major rheumatic diseases.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

At the end of the course, the student will acquire skills in choosing, prescribing and monitoring the effects of the main drugs used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases.

Teaching methods

Teaching modality:

- Theoretical frontal lessons

- Clinical case analysis

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Syllabus:

- Therapy of chronic inflammatory arthritis (such as rheumatoid arthritis and spondylarthritis).

- Therapy of systemic connective tissue diseases (such as systemic sclerosis, lupus erythematosus, Sjogren syndrome, myositis).

- Therapy of vasculitis.

- Therapy of crystal induced arthropathy (such as gout and Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease).

- Therapy of fibromyalgia.

- Therapy of soft tissue diseases (such as enthesitis, bursitis and tenosynovitis).

- Therapy of degenerative bone diseases (such as osteoporosis and Paget).

- Therapy of osteoarthritis.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

UNIREUMA REUMATOLOGIA – IDELSON GNOCCHI 2014.

EULAR TEXTBOOK ON RHEUMATIC DISEASES – BMJ 2015.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PAOLO PASQUALINO PELOSI

ROBERTO PONTREMOLI

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA

GIOVANNI MURIALDO

ROBERTO MASSIMO LEMOLI

MALGORZATA KAROLINA MIKULSKA

SANDRA RATTO

BRUNO SERIOLO

CLAUDIO VISCOLI

PATRIZIA ZENTILIN

FRANCESCA CHIARA VIAZZI

ALBERTO SULLI

MARIO ROBERTO SERTOLI

FRANCESCO GROSSI

MARCO GOBBI

RENZO CORDERA

EMANUELE CRIMI

MARCO AMEDEO CIMMINO

MARCO CANEPA

VITO BRUSASCO

GIOVANNI ADAMI

DIEGO FERONE

MASSIMO GIUSTI

EDOARDO GIOVANNI GIANNINI

GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI

MANUELE FURNARI

FRANCESCO BOCCARDO

ANDREA DE MARIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Teaching modality:

- Theoretical frontal lessons

- Clinical case analysis

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam will take place in written form.

The test consists of a series of multiple choice quizzes, included in the written test of the Course of Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care.

Quizzes can be represented by short clinical cases or clinical situations.

There are 4 possible options of choice, one of which is correct.

Assessment methods

The final exam will verify the student learning, attesting the acquisition of the expected learning outcomes. It will take place within the written test of the Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care course. The student must reach a minimum score of 18/30 to pass the exam.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Class attendance is mandatory.

Lesson slides will remain available to students.

Students will be received at the end of the lessons, if interested in any clarifications regarding the discussed topics or anything else of specific interest.