INTERNAL MEDICINE

INTERNAL MEDICINE

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Code
68418
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
2 credits during the 2nd year of 9289 DENTAL HYGIENE (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/09
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (DENTAL HYGIENE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases, in particular of multi-system disease processes.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Internal Medicine fundamentals

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The objective of the course is to provide to dental hygiene students a basic knowledge of the main, and most common, medical conditions managed in Internal Medicine.

The student will approach fundamental concepts concerning the pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations and treatment/prevention principles of the diseases presented during the course.

Teaching methods

The course is articulated in 20 hours of frontal lecture.

 

For admission to the examination it is required that at least 75% of the lectures have been attended.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  1. The “Internist's approach” to the patient (introduction, patient’s history, physical examination)
  2. Acute and chronic renal failure
  3. Asthma
  4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  5. Hypertension
  6. Diabetes
  7. Atherosclerosis and related diseases (coronary disease, stroke, peripheral arterial disease)
  8. Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  9. Bleeding Disorders
  10. Heart failure
  11. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  12. Oral manifestations of systemic diseases

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Didactic resources presented by the teacher (e.g. they will be available on the platform “Aulaweb”).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Contact by e-mail : negrini@unige.it

Exam Board

PATRIZIA ZENTILIN (President)

ROBERTA CENTANARO (President)

SIMONE NEGRINI (President)

MARCO MILANESE (President)

PAOLO PASQUALINO PELOSI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course is articulated in 20 hours of frontal lecture.

 

For admission to the examination it is required that at least 75% of the lectures have been attended.

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test Multiple Choice

Assessment methods

The assessment takes place only through the final exam which aims to ensure the effective acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact by e-mail : negrini@unige.it