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CODE 66472
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in ingresso
Per sostenere l'esame di questo insegnamento è necessario aver sostenuto i seguenti esami:
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • METHODS OF APPLIED RESEARCH FOR NUTRITION 66489
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • ARTIFICIAL NUTRITION 66520
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 65554
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • NUTRITION IN THE CRITICAL AND SURGICAL PATIENT 104613
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 3RD YEAR 66464
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • NUTRITION AND PSYCHOLOGY 66525
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • PROFESSIONAL ETHICS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND NUTRITIONAL EDUCATION 66537
  • DIETETIC STUDIES 9288 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • PRACTICAL-CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - 2ND YEAR 66463
MODULES Questo insegnamento è composto da:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Acquire the basic knowledge necessary for learning the systems and methods applied in specific disciplines of Dietetics; in particular at the end of this C.I. the student will have to know the main biochemical and physiological mechanisms underlying metabolic processes, the pathogenetic processes relating to diseases with particular reference to physiology and pathology with nutritional impact and the properties of the main classes of drugs of specific interest and food supplements in relation to nutritional status.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Gain knowledge on the causes and on the mechanisms that are on the basis of the human infectious, inflammatory, metabolic, degenerative and neoplastic diseases. Gain deep knowledge on the principle of human nutrition and of nutritional requirements, and on the mechanism connecting the nutrition to the individual general health. Gain knowledge on methods for evaluating the nutritional status and the nutritional intake with their limits. Gain knowledge clinical pharmacology with the aim of understanding the interaction between nutrients and drugs, and the use of food as ad drug.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIA PAOLA IERARDI (President)

FEDERICA BARBIERI

MAURIZIO BRUSCHI

SUSANNA PENCO

LAURA STURLA

ILARIA DEMORI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The end-of-course exam aims to evaluate the achievement of the didactic objectives of the I.C. The exams take place at the Institute of Santa Caterina, 2nd floor starting at 9 am on the dates indicated in the calendar. Verification is oral, conducted collegially by the teachers of each course. The grade is assigned as the weighted average, weighted on the credits, of the assessments on the individual courses. In the event of the impossibility of one of the teachers, the examination for the corresponding discipline takes place by means of multiple choice quizzes, immediately corrected by the rest of the Commission in order to assign the final grade. The teachers verify the achievement of the educational objectives by asking diversified questions relating to the programs actually carried out during the lesson hours. When the educational objectives have not been achieved in all disciplines, the student is invited to better verify her knowledge and to take the exam again in its entirety. There are no student reception hours, but the learner can contact the teachers by email in order to make an appointment for further explanations or other problems.

Exam Commission

President: Prof. Ilaria Demori

Members: Proff. sse Federica Barbieri; Susanna Penco, Consuelo Borgarelli, Laura Sturla, Elena Zocchi

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Verification of learning takes place only through the final exam which aims to verify the actual acquisition, by the student, of the expected learning outcomes. In order to pass the exam, with a grade of not less than 18/30, the student must demonstrate knowledge of the molecular and cellular basis of the physiopathological conditions covered by the course

and to be able to link program topics.

The following contribute to the final mark expressed out of thirty:

- Ability to deal with the requested topics in a transversal and critical manner;

- Correctness, clarity, synthesis and fluidity of presentation;

- Mastery of the subject;

- Adoption of appropriate terminology

The mark of 30/30 with possible honors will be awarded when the knowledge / skills of the subject are excellent.