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CODE 67377
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
PREREQUISITES
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Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • MEDICINE AND SURGERY 8745 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • MEDICINE 67519
MODULES Questo insegnamento è composto da:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

 

Rheumatic musculoskeletal diseases (RMD) include almost 200 different conditions. Three major chategories should be recognized: Immune-inflammtory, chronic-degenerative, rare-mulltifactorial.

The Course covers the following aspects: ethiology/epidemiology, pathogenesis, differential diagnsosi, diagnostic tools, therapy fo the major RMD. 

The update of the topics is constant every year and the Faculty members (rheumatologists) have large experience and enormous scientific production on the matter. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Laerning outcomes are realted to the amjor rheumatic conditions and of course together with the dermatologgical and immunological issues. The student at the end of the Course should recognize pathophysiology, clinical manifestations of the majior diseases as well as to suggest the best diagnostic pathways and prognostic expenctancies for the diseases considered in the Course. 

 

 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

In the field of RMD at the end of the Corse is requested to have learnt about the inflammatory process, the immune response, the biological markers and the clinical symptoms in relation to the different RMD. 

TEACHING METHODS

Methods of teaching will include lectures, workshopd and meet the professor at the bed of the patients with ex vivo discussion of clinical cases.

 

Any Student with documented Specific Learning Disorders (SLD), or with any special needs, shall reach out to the Lecturer(s) and to the dedicated SLD Representative in the Department before class begins, in order to liase and arrange the specific teaching methods and ensure proper achievement of the learning aims and outcomes.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

The syllabus includes the before mentioned topics, namely: ethiology/epidemiology, pathogenesis, differential diagnsosi, diagnostic tools, therapy fo the major RMD. 

Furthermore, several workshops, involving different specialists and regarding systemic RMD will include  dermatologists and immunologists.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

EULAR Textbook on Reheumatic Diseases  BMJ  2015 (cost 135 euros, 1,435 pages, buy on line atwww.eular.org). The best text available concerning the ratio  Cost/quality .

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

 

6th March, 2017

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Direct interview.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Multiple questions.