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CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

CODE 67353
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 8 cfu during the 2nd year of 9284 PODOLOGIA(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/05
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The teaching of clinical pathology aims to provide the basic tools for the interpretation of some classes of laboratory disease markers

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The fundamental training objective is the identification of the characteristics of the diagnostic tests that allow their evaluation. Ancillary objective: to present some classes of disease markers.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Knowing the concepts of general clinical pathology (accuracy and precision, sensitivity and diagnostic specificity, sensitivity and methodological specificity, positive and negative predictive value, normal range, decision levels). Knowing the main analysis tests concerning inflammatory pathologies, cell damage and neoplasms, with their main uses and meanings.

    PREREQUISITES

    Basic knowledge of anatomy, histology, biochemistry, physiology

    TEACHING METHODS

    The lessons are held in a frontal way with every possible interaction with the students. In consideration of the health situation in our country, the lessons can be delivered online, possibly via live streaming.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    General clinical pathology: concepts of accuracy and precision, sensitivity and diagnostic specificity, sensitivity and methodological specificity, positive and negative predictive value, normal range, decision levels. Special clinical pathology: markers of inflammation (acute phase proteins and leukocytosis); tissue damage markers; tumor markers.

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    The course notes will be made available to students on Aulaweb.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ANDREA DE MARIA

    DAVIDE CARLO MAGGI

    MONICA PIZZONIA

    CARMEN PIZZORNI

    GIAN MARCO ROSA

    NICOLA TRAVERSO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    EMANUELE CLAUDIO COZZANI (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    October 2020

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam takes place in written form, with multiple choice tests, according to the methods described in the teaching card of the Integrated Course 67345 Medical Sciences 1.

    In consideration of the health conditions of our country, the test could be administered online live, or replaced by oral evaluation.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    An average of 8 questions will be proposed. At least four different answers will be suggested for each question. The answer to choose must be the most complete and the best of the suggested answers. The teacher reserves the right to partially evaluate non-optimal answers, but concentrically correct, even if incomplete. At least 3 answers must be correct for the exam to be considered passed
    In consideration of the health conditions of our country, the test could be administered online live, or replaced by oral evaluation.