General Pathology, Immunology and Hystory of Medicine

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
MED/02 MED/04
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
At the end of the course the student must be able to understand the pathological bases of the diseases and the alterations of the general functional control mechanisms in pathological conditions. He will also be able to understand, describe and recognize the etiology and pathogenetic mechanisms of the main pathological conditions
The course will also illustrate the different methodological approaches that have characterized the evolution of medical-surgical thought and practice, the most significant scientific discoveries that have improved the life of mankind and the main sources for the History of Laboratory Medicine, knowledge that will allow the Student to acquire their own professional identity.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student has skills related to the fundamental principles of etiology and pathogenesis; to the main reversible and irreversible cellular and tissue alterations; to the molecular and cellular bases of acute, chronic and reparative inflammatory response; to the specific mechanisms of the adaptive immune response, its defensive aspects and possible pathological consequences; to the etiopathogenesis of neoplastic transformation, progression to malignancy and metastasis
At the end of the History of Medicine course the Student has a good knowledge of the evolution of thought, techniques and instrumentation conceived and used in Medicine and Surgery, important for understanding the birth and evolution of Laboratory Medicine. Moreover, thanks to the skill to use historical sources, the student acquires a better professional identity.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Patologia generale
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 40 hours
Storia della medicina
MED/02 - MEDICAL HISTORY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours