|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||MED/04|
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The following are the principal aims of General Pathology teaching:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
Basic knowledge in anatomy, histology, biochemistry, physiology
The teaching is composed of 20 hours of live lectures on all the syllabus subjects which are illustrated through specific Power Point presentations available on Aulaweb. The frontal lessons could be carried out remotely in online mode using the Teams platform if it will be necessary.
The tutors suggest the use of reference books to further develop the various topics in order to be fully prepared for the exam.
Note that, in line with university regulations, the attendance to these lectures is compulsory.
Causes of disease: injury by physical agents (radiations, thermal and traumatic injury); chemical and drug injury.
Cellular pathology: cell injury and cellular adaptations. Regressive processes ; Atrophy, Degenerative processes and cell death (apoptosis and necrosis)
Acute and chronic inflammation: Inflammatory cells, Chemical mediators of inflammation, Inflammatory cytokines, Leucocyte migration, Systemic effects of inflammation, Acute phase response, Classification of acute inflammation, Chronic inflammation, Granulomas
Patologia generale: 1) GM Pontieri, Patologia generale, Piccin, 2) M. Parola, Patologia Generale, EdiSes.
MARIA ADELAIDE PRONZATO (President)
ANNA LISA FURFARO
MARIA CRISTINA MINGARI
NICOLA TRAVERSO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)
Lessons start on October 2019
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The exam is an oral one and it consists of a 30-minute interview in the presence of a panel of course tutors. The student should be able to demonstrate the ability to critically discuss all the subjects covered in the syllabus. During the discussion of the various topics, the committee will verify if the student has satisfactorily fulfilled the expected learning outcomes. The exam could be carried out remotely in online mode using the Teams platform if it will be necessary.
At the end of the oral examination, the tutors will give a final mark based on an overall evaluation of the student.
The full mark 30 out of 30 with honours will be assigned when the student's knowledge is outstanding.
The verification of the student's learning process will be based on the final oral exam which is aimed at testing the acquired knowledge by the student of the expected learning outcomes.
In order to pass exam, the student has to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the etiological basis and pathogenetic mechanisms of diseases in humans and the ability to analyze the main cellular aspects.
The following elements will contribute to the final mark: