NEUROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

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Code
66864
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 9299 HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME (L/SNT4) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/26
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (HEALTHCARE STUDIES PROGRAMME)
semester
2° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The Neurology teaching module is focused on the description of the clinical, epidemiological, diagnostic and prognostic features of the most frequent neurological conditions. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

For the neurology module the main learning outcome is the knowledge of the key features of the most frequent and most relevant neurological pathologies. 

 

 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main learning outcome of this module is the acquisition of the key facets of the most relevant neurological pathologies, as well as of some basic knowledge of the clinical method in neurology.

 

At the end of the course the student will need to show knowledge and understanding of the key epidemiological, diagnostic and prognostic features of the prototypical neurological conditions as well as adequate communication skills. 

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons supported by power point presentations

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Key neurological symptoms  

Cognitive decline, 
dementia. Alzheimer's Disease. 

Peripheral Nervous system diseases

ALS

Epilepsy

Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders.

Multiple Sclerosis

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Loeb, Favale: Neurologia di Fazio Loeb, SEU 2003

Cambier: Neurologia, Masson 2010

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Students can book an appointment with Dr. Pardini via email: matteo.pardini@unige.it

Exam Board

DONATELLA PANATTO (President)

MATTEO PARDINI (President)

ALESSANDRA RUBAGOTTI

STEFANO OTTOBONI

MASSIMO NICOLO'

PIETRO AMERI

MICHELE BAROFFIO

GIUSEPPE MURDACA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons supported by power point presentations

LESSONS START

please refer to the official timetable

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral or Written

Assessment methods

Discussion of the key facets of some of the neurological conditions included in the syllabus

FURTHER INFORMATION

please refer to the degree study guide.