CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

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Code
68218
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 9298 PREVENTION TECHNIQUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE WORKPLACE (L/SNT4) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/05
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PREVENTION TECHNIQUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE WORKPLACE)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge of concepts of general clinical pathology: precision, accuracy, diagnostic sensitivity and specificity, methodological sensitivity and specificity, positive and negative predictive values, normality range, decision levels). Knowledge of the main analytical tests for inflammatory, necrotic and neoplastic diseases.

Teaching methods

Frontal classroom lectures, with any possible interaction with the students

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

General clinical pathology: precision, accuracy, diagnostic sensitivity and specificity, methodological sensitivity and specificity, positive and negative predictive values, normality range, decision levels.

Specific clinical pathology: Markers of inflammation (acute phase proteins and leukocytosis) necrosis markers, tumoral markers.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes will be available on Aulaweb

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment by email: ntravers@medicina.unige.it o Nicola.Traverso@unige.it ADDRESS DIMES, General Pathology Section, Via Leon Battista Alberti 2, 16132, Genova

Exam Board

NICOLA TRAVERSO (President)

LUIGI ROBBIANO (President)

BARBARA MARENGO (President)

CINZIA MARIA DOMENICOTTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal classroom lectures, with any possible interaction with the students

LESSONS START

March 2019

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is conducted with test made by questions with multiple-choice answers. At least 20 questions will be proposed to the students. No penalties are applied for incorrect answers or for non-completed fields. Candidates have 40 minutes to complete the elaborate

Assessment methods

At least 4 possible answers will be suggested, only one of which is valid. The valid answer is the best and more complete among the suggested answers. The teacher may evaluate partially non-optimal answers, if they are conceptually correct, even if incomplete