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GENERAL PATHOLOGY

CODE 68273
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 9287 TERAPIA DELLA NEURO E PSICOMOTRICITA' DELL'ETA' EVOL(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/04
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Specific aims are the acquisition of basic knowledge about aetiology and pathogenesis of diseases, including physical and chemical causes of cell and tissue injury; neoplastic transformation and tumor classification (general oncology); responses to tissue damage: inflammation and healing.

     

    At the end of the course, students will have gained knowledge about the different mechanims of response to cell/tissue injury and the differences among these mechanisms on the basis of aetiological factor/s and tissue type.

     

    TEACHING METHODS

    Oral presentations supported by Powerpoint slides. Students are stronlgy encouraged to use a reference book to consolidate their knowledge.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Definition of General Pathology.

    General Aetiology: classification of the causes of disease.

    Inflammation: definition; acute and chronic inflammation; phases of acute inflammation.

    Healing, tissue regeneration and fibrosis.

    General oncology: definition of neoplasia and tumor characteristics; the tumorigenesis process; tumor classifications; tumor aetiology.

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Pontieri, ELEMENTI DI PATOLOGIA GENERALE Ed. Piccin

    Rubin, Reisner, L'ESSENZIALE PATOLOGIA GENERALE. Vol. 1 Ed. Piccin

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    EUGENIA DUFOUR (President)

    FEDERICA BARBIERI

    ELISABETTA CAPELLO

    ANDREA ESCELSIOR

    GRAZIA MARIA SPAGGIARI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Lessons usually start in November (first semester).

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The student is asked to answer two questions on the course’s topics in order to evaluate his/her knowledge of general pathology, but also the use of appropriate terms and the capacity of clear explanation.

     

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    11/01/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    26/01/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    16/02/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/06/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale
    05/07/2022 15:00 GENOVA Orale