NEUROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

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Code
65541
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
2 credits during the 3nd year of 9282 SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/26
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SPEECH-LANGUAGE DISORDERS)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The aim of the Neurology II course is to provide students with the key clinical, epidemiological and prognostic facets of neurological diseases

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the students should have acquired a working knoweledge of the key neurological conditions of the adult and of old age

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the student should have developed a working knoweledge of the clinical, epidemiological and prognostic facets of the key neurological conditions.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

Peripheral nervous system diseases

Myasthenia gravis

Extrapiramidal disease, including Parkinson's Disease and Huntington Disease

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis and related demyelinating conditions

Vascular neurology: ischemic and hemorragic stroke

Brain tumors and abscess

Meningeal syndrome

Meningitis Encephalitis

Loss of consciousness

Epilepsy

Head trauma

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

In italian

Loeb, Favale: Neurologia di Fazio Loeb, SEU 2003

Cambier: Neurologia, Masson 2010

In english

Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology, last ed

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

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

Exam Board

MARIA LAURA INGLESE (President)

MATTEO PARDINI

CARLO SERRATI

LAURA MORI

MICHELE ABBRUZZESE

CRISTINA FLOSI

LEONARDO COCITO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

LESSONS START

see lession timetable

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral. The exam is taken with the other components of the Neuroscience course

Assessment methods

Oral exam.

FURTHER INFORMATION

1) To have access to the exam it is needed to respect the propedeuticity rules of the course.

2) As it is a composite course, failing a part of the course lead to the failure of the whole exam.