GENERAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY

GENERAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY

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Code
67910
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9281 PHYSIOTHERAPY (L/SNT2) GE SAN MARTINO
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GE SAN MARTINO (PHYSIOTHERAPY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Pathophysiology represents the logical educational and cultural continuation of the course of General Pathology. It is the study of the abnormal physiological processes that cause or are associated with disease or injury. Students will learn how the body and its systems  and organs work when disease or injury occurs.

Teaching methods

Teaching is divided into 10 hours of classroom lectures on all the topics of the syllabus. The topics are explained by the teacher through PowerPoint presentations. The teacher always recommends the use of a textbook to expand the overall view of the subject.  The language is Italian.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

IMMUNE SYSTEM: Overview of Innate Immunity and Acquired Immunity main characteristics. B lymphocytes and antibodies. T lymphocytes.  Immunological tolerance. Hypersensitivity diseases and autoimmune diseases. Myasthenia gravis, Multiple sclerosis, Rheumatoid arthritis.

 DIABETES. Pathophysiology, and classification of diabetes. Acute and chronic complications.

ATEROSCLEROSIS - Definition, pathogenesis, pathophysiological consequences (eg thrombosis, embolism, infarction), risk factors (notes on hyperlipoproteinemias)

 ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION. Essential and secondary

LIVER PHYSIOPATHOLOGY

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

GM. PONTIERI-  "Patologia generale e Fisiopatologia generale. Per i corsi di laurea in professioni sanitarie". Ed. Piccin

JAM. MAIER- " Elementi di Patologia generale e Fisiopatologia". Ed. Mc Graw Hill Education

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By e-mail : chiara.vitale@unige.it By phone : 010-5558219

Ricevimento: By appointment Email: Cristina.Bottino@unige.it

Exam Board

LUIGI ROBBIANO (President)

BARBARA MARENGO (President)

ALESSANDRO SARTESCHI

CHIARA VITALE

ROBERTO FIOCCA

LUCA MASTRACCI

TULLIO FLORIO

CRISTINA BOTTINO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Teaching is divided into 10 hours of classroom lectures on all the topics of the syllabus. The topics are explained by the teacher through PowerPoint presentations. The teacher always recommends the use of a textbook to expand the overall view of the subject.  The language is Italian.

LESSONS START

Classes are in the first semester and start in the second half of October, after the end of Pathology classes. The precise schedule is agreed with the coordinator responsible for the course and communicated on the website. 

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is an oral one, that consist in an interview with the teacher.

Assessment methods

Verification of learning is carried out through the oral exam, aimed at verifying the real acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes. Several items will further contribute to the student evaluation:

-accuracy, clarity, synthesis and fluency;

- competence in the subject;

- speaking ability and correct use of terminology

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale SEDI: Aula Teledidattica Polo Biomedico per esame di Anatomia patologica 15 Gennaio 2020 e 08 Luglio 2020: AULA 8 POLO BIOMEDICO TUTTE LE ALTRE DATE: AULA 7 POLO BIOMEDICO per il resto dell'esame
08/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale SEDI: Aula Teledidattica Polo Biomedico per esame di Anatomia patologica 15 Gennaio 2020 e 08 Luglio 2020: AULA 8 POLO BIOMEDICO TUTTE LE ALTRE DATE: AULA 7 POLO BIOMEDICO per il resto dell'esame
02/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale SEDI: Aula Teledidattica Polo Biomedico per esame di Anatomia patologica 15 Gennaio 2020 e 08 Luglio 2020: AULA 8 POLO BIOMEDICO TUTTE LE ALTRE DATE: AULA 7 POLO BIOMEDICO per il resto dell'esame
16/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale SEDI: Aula Teledidattica Polo Biomedico per esame di Anatomia patologica 15 Gennaio 2020 e 08 Luglio 2020: AULA 8 POLO BIOMEDICO TUTTE LE ALTRE DATE: AULA 7 POLO BIOMEDICO per il resto dell'esame