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NEUROLOGY

CODE 68146
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 2nd year of 9283 ORTOTTICA ED ASSISTENZA OFTALMOLOGICA(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/26
    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

    The aim is to present the main neurological signs and symptoms to students and provide general concepts of the most frequent neurological diseases with particular interest for those involving the visual apparatus and ocular motility.
    
     

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal lessons with use of slides.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Elements of anatomy and pathophysiology of the Central Nervous System (CNS) and Peripheral (PNS):
    
    - cranial nerves; motor and sensory pathways; motor coordination
    
    Clinical features of the most frequent neurological diseases:
    
    -Cerebrovascular Diseases
    
    -Multiple sclerosis
    
    -Neurodegenerative diseases: Parkinson's disease and main forms of dementia.
    
    - Headaches and cranial neuralgia
    
    - Epilepsy and syncopes
    
    - Infectious diseases (ophthalmic herpes zoster)
    
    - Intracranial hypertension, trauma, hernias and brain tumors
    
    - Neuromuscular diseases with interest for diseases involving ocular motility

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Neurologia di Fazio e Loeb (Soc. Ed. Universo -SEU-)

    Teacher's slides

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MICHELE IESTER (President)

    ELISA DE GRANDIS

    MARIA MATILDE INGLESE

    MARINA GRANDIS (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    II semester

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral

    It is necessary to register fort the exam at: https://servizionline.unige.it/studenti/esami/

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Oral exams on topics revised during lessons to assess the knowledge acquired and determine the students' ability to communicate ideas in coherent sentences.