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INTERNAL MEDICINE

CODE 67955
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 2 credits during the 2nd year of 9278 MIDWIFERY (L/SNT1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/09
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (MIDWIFERY)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases, in particular of multi-system disease processes.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The objective of the course is to provide to midwifery students a basic knowledge of the main, and most common, medical conditions managed in Internal Medicine.

The student will approach fundamental concepts concerning the pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations and treatment/prevention principles of the diseases presented during the course.

TEACHING METHODS

The course is articulated in 12 hours of frontal lecture.

 

For admission to the examination it is required that at least 75% of the lectures have been attended.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  1. The “Internist's approach” to the patient (introduction, patient’s history, physical examination)
  2. Acute and chronic renal failure
  3. Asthma
  4. Hypertension
  5. Diabetes
  6. Atherosclerosis and related diseases (coronary disease, stroke, peripheral arterial disease)
  7. Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  8. Bleeding Disorders
  9. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  10. Medical disorders during Pregnancy

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Didactic resources presented by the teacher (e.g. they will be available on the platform “Aulaweb”).

 

Please contact the teacher for further information.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

EZIO FULCHERI (President)

SIMONE NEGRINI

GABRIELLA PIATTI

CRISTINA BOTTINO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course is articulated in 12 hours of frontal lecture.

 

For admission to the examination it is required that at least 75% of the lectures have been attended.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral test or written test (Multiple Choice).

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment takes place only through the final exam which aims to ensure the effective acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

In order to pass the exam (vote of not less than 18/30) the student must demonstrate:

- Knowledge of the main approached topics

- Capability to discuss the presented subjects making connections among the different topics (intra- and interdisciplinary),

- Ability critically deal with the presented arguments;

- Use of an appropriate terminology.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
13/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale Vista la gravità della curva epidemiologica, gli esami si svolgeranno solo online Ora: 9 - codice team xfi3xpc- canale generale ATTENZIONE: per problemi di famiglia del Prof. Fulcheri l'esame di anatomia patologica sarà svolto dalla Prof. Bottino, 15 domande, due possibilità di risposta (SI o NO), 2 punti a domanda
17/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale li esami si svolgeranno online Ora: 9 - codice team xfi3xpc- appello su canale generale La prof. Piatti non potrà essere presente all'esame. La sua parte sarà svolta dalla Prof. Bottinoi: esame scritto, 15 domande a risposta multipla, 2 punti a domanda, 10 min di tempo
16/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto NB: L'esame sarà orale e, se possibile, in presenza
14/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto NB: L'esame sarà orale e, se possibile, in presenza
15/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact by e-mail : negrini@unige.it