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BASE OF TOXICOLOGY

CODE 101019
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 1st year of 9298 TECNICHE DELLA PREVENZIONE NELL'AMBIENTE E NEI LUOGH(L/SNT4) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR BIO/14
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Acquire knowledge about the main toxicological actions caused by acute or chronic exposure of some classes of xenobiotics. Acquire the basic notions of drug / toxic-kinetics. In particular, knowledge will be required: of the mechanisms that regulate the absorption of drugs and toxic substances, with particular regard to the pathways of absorption / intoxication; their distribution, metabolism and elimination. Know the main aspects of pharmacodynamics in particular the mechanisms of action with which drugs and xenobiotics act. Know the organ-specific toxicity of various compounds. Know the possible pharmacological treatments in case of acute or chronic poisoning by pesticides, some heavy metals and gases and vapors.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal lessons

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Drug/toxic-kinetic overview: Absorption - Distribution - Metabolism - Elimination

    Outline of drug-toxic-dynamics - DL50 - Safety data sheets

    Organ-specific toxicity

    Toxicity of the main heavy metals

    Toxicity of the main pesticides

    Toxicity of gases, vapors and solvents

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    The didactic material used during the lessons will be made available to students

    Recommended supplementary text: “Elementi di tossicologia”  Casarett & Doul Casa Editrice Ambrosiana

     

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    FRANCESCO D'AGOSTINI (President)

    ANDREA DE MARIA (President)

    BARBARA MARENGO

    LUIGI ROBBIANO

    VINCENZO TROVATO

    CINZIA MARIA DOMENICOTTI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    As per the didactic calendar

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam takes place in oral form.

    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.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    17/01/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in presenza nell'auletta piano terra di Patologia Generale via L.B. Alberti 2, a partire dalle 9.30.
    14/02/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in presenza nell'auletta piano terra di Patologia Generale via L.B. Alberti 2, a partire dalle 9.30.
    14/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in presenza nell'auletta piano terra di Patologia Generale via L.B. Alberti 2, a partire dalle 9.30.
    05/07/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in presenza nell'auletta piano terra di Patologia Generale via L.B. Alberti 2, a partire dalle 9.30.
    26/07/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in presenza nell'auletta piano terra di Patologia Generale via L.B. Alberti 2, a partire dalle 9.30.
    09/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in presenza nell'auletta piano terra di Patologia Generale via L.B. Alberti 2, a partire dalle 9.30.
    26/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in presenza nell'auletta piano terra di Patologia Generale via L.B. Alberti 2, a partire dalle 9.30.