CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

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Code
67353
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credit during the 2nd year of 9284 PODOLOGY (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/05
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PODOLOGY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is based on 8 teaching modules related to endocrinology, rheumatology, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, geriatrics, dermatology and venereal diseases, dermatology in podology and clinical pathology-histopathology. The aim of the course is to provide a general view of the main clinical-diagnostic aspects and pathological entities of podological interest.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learn the diagnostic iteration (history, objective examination, laboratory tests) and acquire knowledge about organ and metabolic pathologies. To explore the fields of investigation of clinical pathology

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge of concepts of general clinical pathology: precision, accuracy, diagnostic sensitivity and specificity, methodological sensitivity and specificity, positive and negative predictive values, normality range, decision levels). Knowledge of the main analytical tests for inflammatory, necrotic and neoplastic diseases.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal classroom lectures, qith any possible interaction with the students

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

General clinical pathology: precision, accuracy, diagnostic sensitivity and specificity, methodological sensitivity and specificity, positive and negative predictive values, normality range, decision levels.

Specific clinical pathology: Markers of inflammation (acute phase proteins and leukocytosis) necrosis markers, tumoral markers.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes will be available on Aulaweb

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: By appointment by email: ntravers@medicina.unige.it o Nicola.Traverso@unige.it ADDRESS DIMES, General Pathology Section, Via Leon Battista Alberti 2, 16132, Genova

Exam Board

RENZO CORDERA

EMANUELE CLAUDIO COZZANI

ANDREA DE MARIA

CARMEN PIZZORNI

ITALO PORTO

NICOLA TRAVERSO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal classroom lectures, qith any possible interaction with the students

LESSONS START

October 2018

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is conducted with test made by questions with multiple-choice answers. At least 20 questions will be proposed to the students. No penalties are applied for incorrect answers or for non-completed fields. Candidates have 40 minutes to complete the elaborate.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

At least 4 possible answers will be suggested, only one of which is valid. The valid answer is the best and more complete among the suggested answers. The teacher may evaluate partially non-optimal answers, if they are conceptually correct, even if incomplete.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
09/01/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Sede Aula 6 Polo Alberti
03/02/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Presentarsi Auletta Piano terra Edificio Patologia generale Via L.B. Alberti 2
03/02/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula Patologia Generale
04/06/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Presentarsi Auletta Piano terra Edificio Patologia generale Via L.B. Alberti 2
04/06/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula Patologia Generale
02/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Presentarsi Auletta Piano terra Edificio Patologia generale Via L.B. Alberti 2
02/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Presentarsi Auletta Piano terra Edificio Patologia generale Via L.B. Alberti 2
02/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula Patologia Generale
02/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Presentarsi Auletta Piano terra Edificio Patologia generale Via L.B. Alberti 2
02/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula Patologia Generale