Internal medicine (oncology, geriatrics, nursing, neurology)

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
MED/06 MED/09 MED/26 MED/45
Learning objectives
The course aims at providing the fundamental knowledge of pathologies in the field of internal medicine: the origin, the main clinical signs, the major treatments, the epidemiology and the problems connected to the management of acute and chronic pathology, especially with the elderly; specific attention is addressed to the field of oncology, geriatrics and neurology;
Expected learning outcomes
The student will be able to:
· discuss the fundamentals, the main signs and the main treatment methods of pathologies in the field of internal medicine (and in particular in oncology, geriatrics and neurology);
· discuss the most relevant epidemiological data of the current Italian population;
· discuss issues related to hospitalization / institutionalization with particular reference to the elderly person;
· discuss palliative care and cancer-related supportive therapies;
· discuss the structures of the central nervous system that control and integrate movement and sensory;
· discuss the basic aspects of neuropsychology;
· discuss the elements of first aid.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Internal medicine
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Medical oncology
MED/06 - MEDICAL ONCOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 30 hours
Professor: Bocci Tommaso
Nursing sciences: general, clinical and paediatric
MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours