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CODE 67571
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in ingresso
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TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

First day in clinical practice? You are going to see patients with a variety of medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, CKD, CAD, HF or COPD (or a combination of these) and you feel unsure on what to do, which drugs you should be prescribing and how?

This course will enable you to understand, deal with and appropriately manage the most common clinical situations and prescribe or modify treatment as needed.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. To know the conditions most frequently encountered in clinical practice, the pathophysiological basis of their treatment
  2. To apply pharmacological knowledge to real life clinical conditions in the setting of multi morbidities.

TEACHING METHODS

  • ·Plenary lessons (with interactive clinical cases) 80%
  • Seminars (20%)

Compulsory attendance

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Treatment of common general symptoms
  • Dietary approach to most common and prevalent clinical conditions
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Infectious Disease
  • Gastro-Intestinal disorders (with an emphasis on liver diseases and Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
  • Common Rheumatologic and Immunologic disorders
  • Disorders of the Endocrine System with an emphasis on Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular diseases, especially Cardiac Heart failure and Coronary Artery Diseases
  • Arterial Hypertension and other CV risk factors (such as lipids etc.)
  • Respiratory Disorders with a focus on COPD and Asthma
  • Most common Haematological disorders
  • Palliative Care

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • ·Slide-deck from teachers’ lessons
  • Guidelines suggested by teachers

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

DIEGO BAGNASCO (President)

ANDREA DE MARIA (President)

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President)

FULVIO BRAIDO

MARCO CANEPA

MANUELE FURNARI

EDOARDO GIOVANNI BATTISTA GIANNINI

ROBERTO MASSIMO LEMOLI

DAVIDE CARLO MAGGI

LIVIA PISCIOTTA

ITALO PORTO

ALBERTO SULLI

FRANCESCA CHIARA VIAZZI

ROBERTO PONTREMOLI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Multiple choice written test (32-34 problems in 35 minutes,1 point for each correct answer, no penalty for errors, Laude will be given whenever total score >30).

The test can also be taken by Remote Web desktop connection should it be deemed necessary by the University of Genoa.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Multiple choice written test (each student at one PC station)