GASTROENTEROLOGY

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Code
67418
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
3 credits during the 4th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

From the gastroenterological point of view, this course will deal with all digestive diseases, which represent an important, widespread, fundamental group of disorders due to secretive-motor disfunctions, infections, chronic inflammation, genetic alterations and oncological problems

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course has the objective to teach the general aspects of the various diseases of the digestive tract, including  liver and pancreas. The student must know the bases for doing a correct diagnostic algorythm and a right prognosis of the digestive disorders. Some elements of therapy wiil be also given.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The student will know the essential features on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic approach and prognosis of the various digestive, epatological and pancreatological diseases. Gastroenterologista will speak about esophageal, gastroduodenal and intestinal disorders together with hepatic and pancreatic diseases.

TEACHING METHODS

The course will be based on frontal lessons and periods of practical teaching in small groups in the ward of the gastroenterology and hepatology unit of our hospital during 15 days each year

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The student will learn the epidemiology, pathophysiology, pathology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and prognosis of digestive disorders, including also heaptic and pancreatic diseases. Some elements of therapy will be also given.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Manuale di Gastroenterologia Unigastro, which is also in English version, last edition 2016-2019

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: From Monday to Friday, from 12am to 13pm.

Exam Board

EDOARDO GIOVANNI GIANNINI (President)

ANTONINO PICCIOTTO (President)

PATRIZIA ZENTILIN (President)

GIORGIA BODINI

GIOVANNI CAMERINI

ROSARIO FORNARO

MARCO FRASCIO

MANUELE FURNARI

FRANCESCO SAVERIO PAPADIA

VINCENZO SAVARINO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course will be based on frontal lessons and periods of practical teaching in small groups in the ward of the gastroenterology and hepatology unit of our hospital during 15 days each year

LESSONS START

1th October - 20th December

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The questions will address the following points :

anatomy, epidemiology, pathophysiology, pathology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, prognosis and a small part of therapy of all digestive, hepatic and pancreatic disorders

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Antognetti e Aula Fieschi (C e D del DIMI) ore 09:00
09/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Antognetti e Aula Fieschi (C e D del DIMI) ore 09:00
08/03/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Antognetti e Aula Fieschi (C e D del DIMI) ore 09:00
05/04/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Riservato al VI Anno e Fuori corso (DEVONO LAUREARSI) NON PIU' DI 15 ISCRITTI Aula Fieschi DIMI
05/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Antognetti e Aula Fieschi (C e D del DIMI) ore 09:00
20/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Antognetti e Aula Fieschi (C e D del DIMI) ore 09:00
21/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Antognetti e Aula Fieschi (C e D del DIMI) ore 09:00
28/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Antognetti e Aula Fieschi (C e D del DIMI) ore 09:00
21/12/2018 08:00 GENOVA Orale RISERVATO ESCLUSIVAMENTE A STUDENTI FUORI CORSO AULA ANTOGNETTI E AULA FIESCHI ORE 08:00