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CODE 84062
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/11
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatrics and in Grown-up (GUCH) patients.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge of specific problems and peculiarities of congenital heart dosease in pediatric and grown-up (GUCH) patients.

Knowledge of physiopathology of the most common congenital heart diseases.

Ability of analyzing and understanding the hemodynamic data for each congenital heart disease.

TEACHING METHODS

The program is based upon 10 hours of lessons divided in 4 groups of 2,5 hours each.

Each group will include:

frontal lessons,

video presentations,

Case discussion and management,

question and answers

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

  • GUCH patients

 

  • The principal laws of hemodynamics. Specific hemodynamic patterns.

 

  • The most common congenital heart diseases:

Atrial Septal Defects (and particularly Ostium Secundum)

Patent Foramen Ovale
Ventriculas Septal Defects (and particularly Perimembranous)

Aortic Coarctation

 

  • Case Discussion
     

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes and videos given to the students

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written test consisting in 20 multiple choice questions to be completed in 20 minutes.

There will be at least three answers of which only one is correct.

The questions concern the problems and the hemodynamic patterns  of specific Congenital Heart Diseases in pediatric and particularly in GUCH patients.

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The final test will be used to verify the student’s effective  learnig .

To each correct answer a score of 3/30 will be attributed. To pass the exam the minimum score will be 18/30, corresponding to 6 correct answers out of 10.

In such a way an impartial assessment of the student’s:

  • Knowledge of specific problems and peculiarities of congenital heart dosease in pediatric and grown-up (GUCH) patients.
  • Knowledge of physiopathology of the most common congenital heart diseases.

·Ability of analyzing and understanding the hemodynamic data for each congenital heart disease.

 

will be obtained.