DIETARY SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES

DIETARY SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES

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Last update 02/07/2021 12:01
Code
67579
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
1 credits during the 6th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/49
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Clinical nutrition and the role of nutrition in the treatment medical and surgical disorders 

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the student must be able to:

- Know the nutritional needs of the healthy person and of the sick individual

-Evaluate the state of nutrition and diagnose malnutrition by defect or excess

-Program a nutritional support and know the indications and contraindications of a complete enteral or parenteral feeding

- Knowing when medical and / or surgical therapy should be combined with adequate diet therapy and what type of diet should be prescribed

- Knowing how to stratify the patient's cardiovascular risk

-Know how to treat hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia with adequate diet and oral medications available. Know the indications of the new PCSK-9 inhibitors

Teaching methods

TEACHING in presence in MIXED MODE if the safety conditions are met.

ON-LINE TEACHING in SYNCHRONOUS mode in the event of a pandemic emergency

Availability of preparatory lessons provided to students in asynchronous mode for optional use.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Evaluation of the nutritional status

Treatment of protein-energy malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies

Artificial parenteral and enteral nutrition

Diet therapy in internal pathologies, food allergies

Nutritional therapy of obesity

Hypercholesterolemia therapy

Hypertriglyceridemia therapy

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

AA.VV.-Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. McGraw Hill (19th ed., 2015)

LARN 2014

Updated GUIDELINES and POSITION PAPERS of the Italian, European and international SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On appointemnt writing to livia.pisicotta@unige.it DIMI viale Benedetto XV 6 First floor

Exam Board

DIEGO BAGNASCO (President)

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President)

ANDREA DE MARIA (President)

FRANCESCA CHIARA VIAZZI

LIVIA PISCIOTTA

ITALO PORTO

ALBERTO SULLI

ROBERTO MASSIMO LEMOLI

MARCO CANEPA

MANUELE FURNARI

DAVIDE CARLO MAGGI

EDOARDO GIOVANNI GIANNINI

FULVIO BRAIDO

ROBERTO PONTREMOLI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

TEACHING in presence in MIXED MODE if the safety conditions are met.

ON-LINE TEACHING in SYNCHRONOUS mode in the event of a pandemic emergency

Availability of preparatory lessons provided to students in asynchronous mode for optional use.

LESSONS START

October 2021

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam refers to all integrated course program and will take place in written form. The test consists of a multiple choice quiz series. The quizzes can be represented by short clinical cases or by clinical situations. 4 possible choice options are listed, of which only 1 is correct.

In the event of a pandemic emergency, the exam will be carried out online on the Teams platform. Multiple choice or open-ended questions may be asked

Assessment methods

Verification of learning takes place only through the final exam which aims to ascertain the actual acquisition by the student of the all expected learning outcomes. The final grade is out of thirty and the exam is passed if the student has answered exactly a number of quizzes such as to score at least 18 points. The multiple choice quizzes will cover all the topics covered in class and are prepared to assess the level of knowledge and ascertain the depth of clinical analysis and reasoning skills developed by the student.