NEPHOLOGY

NEPHOLOGY

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Code
80726
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 6th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/14
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to supply the students with the essential elements for the general knowledge in relation to the possible therapeutic approaches, pharmacological and non-pharmacological useful in chronic kidney failure; in patients treated with replacement therapy, in particular dialysis and renal transplantation.

Teaching methods

This course consists of theoric Lectures (10 hours) including discussion of clinical cases

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Prevention strategies, and selected management aspects for

  • Primary hypertension
  • Secondary hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease and it’s complications
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Fluids and electrolyte disorders during acute and chronic renal failure
  • Renal Replacement Treatment including hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and renal transplantations

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Garibotto G., Pontremoli R.- Manuale di Nefrologia. Minerva Medica (2017)

2013 ESH/ESC Guidelines for themanagement of arterial hypertension TheTask Force for the management ofarterial hypertension of the European Society ofHypertension (ESH) and of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Clinical Practice Guideline on management of patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease stage 3b or higher (eGFR <45 mL/min) Nephrol Dial Transplant (2015) 30: ii1–ii142

Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hyponatremia: Expert Panel Recommendations. AmJ Internal Medicine 2013

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO PONTREMOLI (President)

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President)

LAURA AMBRA NICOLINI

ANTONIETTA MARIA MARTELLI

FRANCESCO PUPPO

ALBERTO SULLI

PATRIZIA ZENTILIN

ELISA ZANARDI

FRANCESCA CHIARA VIAZZI

ROBERTO MASSIMO LEMOLI

EDOARDO GIOVANNI GIANNINI

RENZO CORDERA

MARCO AMEDEO CIMMINO

MARCO CANEPA

GIOVANNI ADAMI

LUCIA DEL MASTRO

GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI

MANUELE FURNARI

FULVIO BRAIDO

ANDREA DE MARIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

This course consists of theoric Lectures (10 hours) including discussion of clinical cases

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam includes a test (multiple choice questions). The question can be focused on clinical case/situation. Each question has 4 possible answers with only one is correct.

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. The student to pass the exam, then return a mark of not less than 18/30, must demonstrate: - Knowledge and understanding of the prevention strategies, and selected kidney management aspects for the more frequent renal diseases. Paying a particular attention to hypertension, glomerulonephritis and chronic kidney disease.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
25/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto 14/01/2020 ore 14.00 presentarsi all'appello in aula 1 del Polo Alberti. Lesame si svolgerà in Aula di Infolinguistica, Polo Alberti in tutte le altre date presentarsi all'appello in aula 3 del Polo Alberti. Lesame si svolgerà in Aula di Infolinguistica, Polo Alberti
23/07/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto 14/01/2020 ore 14.00 presentarsi all'appello in aula 1 del Polo Alberti. Lesame si svolgerà in Aula di Infolinguistica, Polo Alberti in tutte le altre date presentarsi all'appello in aula 3 del Polo Alberti. Lesame si svolgerà in Aula di Infolinguistica, Polo Alberti
24/09/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto 14/01/2020 ore 14.00 presentarsi all'appello in aula 1 del Polo Alberti. Lesame si svolgerà in Aula di Infolinguistica, Polo Alberti in tutte le altre date presentarsi all'appello in aula 3 del Polo Alberti. Lesame si svolgerà in Aula di Infolinguistica, Polo Alberti

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students will be able to make an appointment sending an e-mail to: francesca.viazzi@unige.it