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CODE 66487
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/11
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Understand medical terminology and classifications know the difference between etiology and risk factors, know how patients are examined, know how to program diet therapies in cardiovascular diseases, in kidney diseases and gastroenterological diseases.. Knowledge of Physiopathology,   clinical manifestations, diagnosis and therapy of acute and chronic forms of: ischemic heart disease, heart failure, valvulopathy, hyper and hypocintic arrhythmias. -Provide students with basic knowledge of ischemic heart disease (especially acute coronary syndromes), valvulopathy. Heart failure, arrhythmias. -Provide students with a general understanding of how to cope with cardiovascular risk factors, how to prevent the onset of ischemic heart disease and heart failure, how to manage a patient with arrhythmias or valvulopathies. -introduce prevention and management issues for the main forms of heart disease. -to enable students to acquire knowledge of the main cardiovascular diseases and to develop in students the ability to teach patients how to prevent the occurrence of ischemic heart disease and heart failure by increasing control of risk factors and physical activity.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

know: the main notions on pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and therapy of cardiological pathologies

recognize: subjects with increased risk of developing pathologies of the cardiovascular system, to recognize the cardiological pathologies in place that need timely diagnosis and therapy

apply: the notions received to carry out adequate cardiovascular prevention and recognize cardiological pathologies in place or previous

critically assess: the cardiovascular risk profile of a subject, the clinical manifestations in case of cardiovascular pathology, make a thorough differential diagnosis

distinguish: between typical and atypical symptoms of cardiovascular diseases

compare: symptoms presented by the patient, make diagnosis and set therapy

classify: acute coronary syndromes (STEMI; NSTEMI; unstable angina), various arrhythmias, various forms of heart failure

design:  cardiovascular prevention strategies and be able to set differential diagnosis and appropriate therapies

describe analytically: how a subject with increased cardiovascular risk profile or with a cardiological pathology in action or previous

explain: what is cardiovascular prevention and what are the modes of onset of acute coronary syndromes, heart failure with preserved or reduced ejection fraction, arrhythmias with hemodynamic impact

infer:  in the presence of the symptoms what are the main causes of the same and formulate the diagnostic hypotheses 

TEACHING METHODS

frontal lessons

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

ischemic heart disease:  cardiovascular risk factors,  pathophysiology, clinical manifestations , diagnosis and therapy of various forms of acute and chronic ischemic heart disease

Heart failure: classification of various forms, causes, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and therapy

Arrhythmia: hyper and hypokinetic arrhythmias, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and therapy

Valvulopathy: clinical manifestations, diagnosis and therapy of various forms

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

handouts that I provide to students

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

1: with the questions I aim to verify that the students have learned the concepts of pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases, that they know the clinical manifestations and the main diagnostic and therapeutic strategies of the various pathologies 

2: the first question is of a general subject, the following are more specific in order to allow to verify the knowledge but also the ability' to range from one topic to another and the capacity' of clinical deduction