PHARMACOLOGY, INFECTOUS DISEAS AND INTERNAL MEDICINE

PHARMACOLOGY, INFECTOUS DISEAS AND INTERNAL MEDICINE

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Code
68489
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
5 credits during the 3nd year of 9293 BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES)
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course provides the principles of pharmacodynamics and kinetics, in particular of antibiotics, and it will focus on the therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM). The main aspects of infectious diseases, their prevention andtheir transmission will be treated. The main anti-infective drugs will be described, addressing the aspects inherent to sensitivity and diagnostic tests. Finally, the laboratory techniques applied to the first intervention and the essential clinical semeiology will be described.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Know the principles of general pharmacology: • pharmacokinetic parameters • biological monitoring • drug-induced alteration of laboratory parameters • drug interactions • modes of transmission of infectious diseases • prevention of infectious diseases. Acquire notions: • of diagnostics (culture, molecular, microscopic) • of antibiotics and evaluation of sensitivity tests • of the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antibiotics (killing, post antibiotic effect) and blood dosages. Acquire knowledge on the application of laboratory techniques to primary and essential clinical semeiology.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Appointment via e_mail:   antonio.dibiagio@unige.it

Ricevimento: As long as the COVID19 emergency will not allow personal receptions, students will be received on the platform microsoft teams code 3f12f6.  Student reception will be held at ex inst. of Pharmacology ground floor. Viale Benedetto XV, 2  phone +39 0103538884. cell 3291484399. email: stefano.thellung@unige.it

Ricevimento: The student can contact the teacher by email at: giuseppe.murdaca@unige.it

Ricevimento: by appintment only by e-mail: francesca.mattioli@unige.it

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

The exam takes place exclusively in oral form. The grade is unique and the final result is agreed between the teachers involved in the integrated course.

Assessment methods

The verification of the correct understanding of the topics covered takes place during the exam with questions aimed at verifying the ability to actively apply the knowledge acquired during the course through reasoning and synthesis.