Medical science specialties 2

A.Y. 2019/2020
4
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
MED/06 MED/13 MED/18 MED/28
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The purpose of the course is to introduce the main principles of endocrinology, clinical manifestations and related diagnostic procedures in endocrine diseases, with a focus on the profession and practice of dietitian.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding.
At the end of the course students will have the knowledge about the diagnosis of the main endocrine and metabolic, odontostomatological and oncological diseases, with particular attention given to related nutritional requirements and the surgical approach to the treatment of obesity.

Applying knowledge and understanding.
For these diseases students will be able:
- to recognize clinical and biochemical manifestations, and related diagnostic procedures.
- to define the effects of hormones on the nutritional requirements.
- to know the advantages and limitation of bariatric surgery

Making judgments.
Students will be able to select and to appropriately use clinical and biochemical data for the diagnosis of the main endocrine and metabolic, odontostomatological and oncological diseases and to evaluate the effects on nutritional status. These abilities will be acquired through clinical case discussions and outpatient internship.

Communication skills.
Students will acquire interpersonal and communication skills that ensure effective information exchange, related these diseases, with individual patients, their families and other healthcare professionals. These abilities will be developed through outpatient internship.

Learning skills.
Students will be able to go deeper in the topic of these diseases through the autonomous consultation of databases, scientific publications and reference texts. These abilities will be developed through report writing during the course.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessement methods and criteria
The final test consists in a written examination through a multiple choice test including 32 questions (8 questions for each module), with a time limit of 35 minutes. For each question, the student is supposed to select the "best" choice among a set of four options. Only one option is right. Any incorrect or not indicated answers do not affect the result. The minimum score to pass the exam is 18. The maximum grade is 32. Grading 31 and 32 will give rise to " 30 cum laude". The results will be communicated to students through email.
Oncologia medica
Course syllabus
- Introduction to medical oncology
- Epidemiology of cancer
- The carcinogenetic pathway
- Screening in oncology
- Endocrine sensitive cancers (breast and prostate)
- Lung cancer
- Head and neck cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons, interactive discussion of clinical cases.
Bibliography
- Slides e bibliografia a cura del Docente
Endocrinologia
Course syllabus
- Introduction to endocrinology
- Physiology and disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland
- Physiology and disorders of the thyroid gland
- Parathyroid glands and modulation of calcium-phosphate metabolism. Osteoporosis
- Physiology and disorders of the adrenal glands
- Physiology and disorders of the gonads
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons, interactive discussion of clinical cases.
Bibliography
Slides e bibliografia a cura del Docente
- Rugarli Medicina Interna Sistematica. Edizione 7. Edra Masson.
Chirurgia generale
Course syllabus
- Introduction to nutrition in general surgery (ERAS program and nutritional scores)
- Stoma
- Short bowel syndrome
- Bowel obstruction
- Pancreas (pancreaititis and pancreatic neoplasms)
- Stomach (neoplastic and obesity surgery)
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons, interactive discussion of clinical cases.
Bibliography
Pironi L, Arends J Bzzetti F. ESPEN guidelines on chronic intestinal failure in adults. Clinical Nutrition 35 (2016) 247:307
- Ljungqvist O. Enhanced Recovery after surgery. A Review. JAMA 2017, 152: 292-298
- Torgensen Z, Balters M. Perioperative Nutrition. Surg Clin Am 95 (2015) 255-267
- Kumpf V, De Aguilar-Nascimento JE. ASPEN-FELAMPE Clinical Guideline: nutrition support of adult patients with enterocutaneous fistula. JPEN 2017; 41:104-112
Malattie odontostomatologiche
Course syllabus
- Notes on embryology, histology and physiology of the stomatognathic system
- Bacterial plaque and periodontal disease
- Caries
- Halitosis
- Oral hygiene: oral hygiene instructions
- Prevention and oral hygiene in the patient suffering from alcoholism, and from smoking.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons, interactive discussion of clinical cases.
Bibliography
- L'Odontostomatologia per l'Igienista Dentale G. Farronato ed. Piccin
Chirurgia generale
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Barabino Matteo Mario
Endocrinologia
MED/13 - ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Vitale Giovanni
Malattie odontostomatologiche
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Oncologia medica
MED/06 - MEDICAL ONCOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Ferrari Daris