RHEUMATOLOGY

RHEUMATOLOGY

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Code
80727
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 6th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/16
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Within the Course of Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care, the Rheumatology Teaching program is intended to provide basic knowledge for treating the major rheumatic diseases.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the student will acquire skills in choosing, prescribing and monitoring the effects of the main drugs used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases.

Teaching methods

Teaching modality:

- Theoretical frontal lessons

- Clinical case analysis

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Syllabus:

- Therapy of chronic inflammatory arthritis (such as rheumatoid arthritis and spondylarthritis).

- Therapy of systemic connective tissue diseases (such as systemic sclerosis, lupus erythematosus, Sjogren syndrome, myositis).

- Therapy of vasculitis.

- Therapy of crystal induced arthropathy (such as gout and Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease).

- Therapy of fibromyalgia.

- Therapy of soft tissue diseases (such as enthesitis, bursitis and tenosynovitis).

- Therapy of degenerative bone diseases (such as osteoporosis and Paget).

- Therapy of osteoarthritis.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

UNIREUMA REUMATOLOGIA – IDELSON GNOCCHI 2014.

EULAR TEXTBOOK ON RHEUMATIC DISEASES – BMJ 2015.

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

Teaching modality:

- Theoretical frontal lessons

- Clinical case analysis

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam will take place in written form.

The test consists of a series of multiple choice quizzes, included in the written test of the Course of Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care.

Quizzes can be represented by short clinical cases or clinical situations.

There are 4 possible options of choice, one of which is correct.

Assessment methods

The final exam will verify the student learning, attesting the acquisition of the expected learning outcomes. It will take place within the written test of the Applied Medical Therapy and Palliative Care course. The student must reach a minimum score of 18/30 to pass the exam.

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

Class attendance is mandatory.

Lesson slides will remain available to students.

Students will be received at the end of the lessons, if interested in any clarifications regarding the discussed topics or anything else of specific interest.