CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

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Code
67192
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
3 credits during the 3nd year of 8746 School of Dental Medicine (LM-46) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/05
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (School of Dental Medicine)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

The course of Clinical Pathology  examines the study of the main characteristics of laboratory examinations and the meaning of some types of disease markers measurable in a clinical laboratory

The technological and organizational realities of a Central Laboratory are illustrated.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide the students with the fundamental elements about the main characteristics of laboratory examinations and the meaning of some of the main classes of diseases markers measurable in a clinical laboratory

Techniques of the various Laboratory Diagnostic Areas are provided .

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide the students with the fundamental elements about the main characteristics of laboratory examinations (accuracy, precision, sensitivity, specificity etc) and about some of the main classes of diseases markers (e.g. inflammation markers, cell damage markers, tumour markers) measurable in a clinical laboratory

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, with any possible dialectic interactions with the students

Generic Presentation of the Realities of a Laboratory Analysis

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

General concepts in Clinical Pathology (accuracy, precision, specificity, sensitivity, predictable values).

Inflammation markers. Cell damage markers. Renal function markers. Endocrine function markers. Tumour markers

About Autoimmunity Laboratory Diagnostic Activities, Molecular Biology, Virology, Bacteriology, Chemistry, Immunometry, Hematology, Coagulation, Prenatal Risk, Hormones, Cytofluorimetry, Electrophoresis, Proteins, Urine. Presentation of laboratory work and instrumentation. Practical activity for running the endovene injection  in synthetic skin simulation.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes will be available for the students on Aulaweb. Not compulsory support book: Widmann: Interpretazione clinica degli esami di laboratorio, McGrow Hill

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: By appointment by email: ntravers@medicina.unige.it o Nicola.Traverso@unige.it

Office hours: Students can book an appointment with the professors; professors and students will agree on date and time. Address, Phone, Mail Professor Ottavia Barbieri’s Room: L.go R. Benzi 10, (CBA Torre B piano 0) tel. 010 5558260 e-mail: ottavia.barbieri@unige.it

Exam Board

MARCO CANEPA

PAOLO DURANDO

GILBERTO FILACI

GIUSEPPE MURDACA

SIMONE NEGRINI

AURORA PARODI

ANTONINO PICCIOTTO

GIAN MARCO ROSA

NICOLA TRAVERSO

FRANCESCO PUPPO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures, with any possible dialectic interactions with the students

Generic Presentation of the Realities of a Laboratory Analysis

LESSONS START

March 2018

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Multiple choice test

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The students will undergo a written multiple choice test, with about 45 questions, about all the subjects of the course. Each correct answer will give 1 point. No penalty will be applied for wrong answer. The punctuation will be converted proportionally in XX/30. With punctuations  <18/30 the examination will not be approved.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
06/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale l'esame si svolgera' in aula B del Dimi ore 9:00
20/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale l'esame si svolgera' in aula B del Dimi ore 9:00
12/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale l'esame si svolgera' in aula B del Dimi ore 9:00
03/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale l'esame si svolgera' in aula B del Dimi ore 9:00
17/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale l'esame si svolgera' in aula B del Dimi ore 9:00
11/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale l'esame si svolgera' in aula B del Dimi ore 9:00