The basics of life journey

A.Y. 2019/2020
6
Max ECTS
90
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/10 BIO/12 BIO/13 FIS/07 MED/03 MED/36
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The student must know the organic and inorganic matter. The student must acquire the terminology of the Biological Sciences. The student must know the mechanisms of biological life.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding
The student must:
· know the laws of organic and inorganic matter their practical application
· understand human biology
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
· ability to use midwifery tools
· acquire theoretical and practical tools to gain experience in internships.
Course syllabus and organization

Sezione: Mantova

Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
Examination procedure
Written tests (six - duration up to 30 minutes each)
Oral exam (one)
Type
Closed and open multiple-choice tests
Conversation with the teacher
Evaluation parameters
Ability to organize knowledge discursively; capacity for critical reasoning on the study carried out; quality of exposure, competence in the use of specialized vocabulary, effectiveness, linearity
Type of evaluation
In thirty (the vote is decided by the Commission composed of the professors present at the Integrated Course exam)
How to communicate the results of the examination
The vote is verbally reported to the student. Subsequently the vote is verbalized on the web with modality that allows the student to accept or reject it
Fisica applicata
Course syllabus
The dimensions
Absolute and relative error
Decimal and significant figures.
Force diagram
Newton's law
The levers of the human body
Kinetic energy theorem
Air as a gas mixture.
Respiratory system and basal parameters
Fluids
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Davidovits Paul (a cura di Guiot Caterina e Baiotto Barbara) FISICA PER LE PROFESSIONI SANITARIE, UTET 2015
Biochimica
Course syllabus
Matter and chemical bonds. Matter classification, atoms, ions, molecules, atomic number and atomic mass, molecular mass, the mole. The periodic table of the elements and the electron configuration. Chemical bond: ionic bond, and ionic crystals, covalent bond and molecules. Intermolecular forces: Van der Waals forces and hydrogen bonding.
Water. Structure and properties.
Properties of solutions. Concentration of solutions, colligative properties. Osmosis and osmotic pressure.
Chemical reactions and chemical equilibria. Chemical reactions and their representation, Law of mass action, the response of equilibria to changes in conditions and Le Chatelier's principle, oxidation number, oxidation-reduction reactions, reaction rates. Free energy and spontaneous changes of reactions. Transition state theory. Catalysts.
Acid-base reactions and aqueous equilibria. Self-ionization of water and pH scale. Acid-base theories of Arrhenius, Brønsted-Lowry and, Lewis. Strenght and weakness of acids and bases. Buffer solutions.
Organic Chemistry.
Properties and reactivity of organic compounds. Carbon atom bonds. Nomenclature of organic compounds. Isomers. Functional groups: structure and reactivity. Hydrocarbons. Alcohols, ethers and sulfur analogs. Amines. Alkenes. Aromatic compounds. Carbonyl compounds and their chemical behavior. Carboxylic acids and their derivatives: esters and amides. Polyfunctional compounds.
Structure and reactivity of biomolecules.
Amino acids and proteins. Structure of -amino acids. Peptides and proteins, primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures.
Carbohydrates. Classification and structure. Monosaccharides. Glycosides, disaccharides. Modified carbohydrates. Oligosaccharides and polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen).
Lipids. Classification. Fatty acids and their structure. Acylglycerols. Cholesterol and steroid hormones. Phospholipids and membranes.
Nucleotides and nucleosides. Chemical structure. Nucleic acids.
Metabolism of biomolecules.
Protein metabolism. Digestion. Catabolism of amino acids. Urea cycle.
Carbohydrate metabolism. Digestion. Glycolysis and the Krebs cycle. Gluconeogenesis.
Lipid metabolism. Digestion. Catabolism and biosynthesis of fatty acids.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Gaw Allan. Biochimica Clinica - ED. ELSEVIER MASSON
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Biochimica clinica e biologia molecolare clinica
Course syllabus
The hematochemical laboratory analysis
Reference values
Introduction to metabolism, cellular communication, nutrition facts
Diagnostic potential of plasma proteins
Evaluation of carbohydrate metabolism
Evaluation of lipid metabolism
Evaluation of liver function
Assessment of renal function
Evaluation of vitamin B12, Folate and iron metabolism
Physiological changes during pregnancy
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Gaw A., Murphy M.J. BIOCHIMICA CLINICA - ED. ELSEVIER MASSON
Samaja M. CORSO DI BIOCHIMICA - PICCIN
Biologia applicata
Course syllabus
The cell and the evolution of organisms
Prokaryotes
Eukaryotic cell
Biological macromolecules
DNA
Genetic code and protein synthesis
Regulation of gene expression
Retrovirus
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Chieffi G., Dolfini S., Malcovati M., Pierantoni R., Tenchini M. L. BIOLOGIA E GENETICA -edizione EDISES
Genetica medica
Course syllabus
DNA and chromatin organization in chromosomes
Notes on gametogenesis and fertilization
Relationship between genotype and phenotype
Law of the segregation of characters and principle of independent assortment
Probability calculation.
Independent genes and associated genes
Crossing-over and recombination
Monogenetic inherited disorders with Mendelian transmission
Autosomal dominant and recessive inheritance
Sex-related legacy
World myth heritage
Karyotype analysis
General information on aneuploidies and chromosome structure anomalies
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Diagnostica per immagini
Course syllabus
Ionizing radiation in medicine
Radiation protection
Use of personal protective equipment
Informed consent
Conventional radiology, CT and angiography
Radiotherapy
Nuclear Medicine
Magnetic Resonance
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Di Cesare E., Gallicchi P., Midiri M. LA RADIOPROTEZIONE IN RADIOLOGIA - IDELSON GNOCCHI
Biochimica
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Scillitani Ester
Biochimica clinica e biologia molecolare clinica
BIO/12 - CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Scillitani Ester
Biologia applicata
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Scillitani Ester
Diagnostica per immagini
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Miserocchi Luigi
Fisica applicata
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Ferrari Chiara
Genetica medica
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours

Sezione: Milano

Responsible
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
Examination procedure
Written tests (six - duration up to 30 minutes each)
Oral exam (one)
Type
Closed and open multiple-choice tests
Conversation with the teacher
Evaluation parameters
Ability to organize knowledge discursively; capacity for critical reasoning on the study carried out; quality of exposure, competence in the use of specialized vocabulary, effectiveness, linearity
Type of evaluation
In thirty (the vote is decided by the Commission composed of the professors present at the Integrated Course exam)
How to communicate the results of the examination
The vote is verbally reported to the student. Subsequently the vote is verbalized on the web with modality that allows the student to accept or reject it
Fisica applicata
Course syllabus
The dimensions
Absolute and relative error
Decimal and significant figures.
Force diagram
Newton's law
The levers of the human body
Kinetic energy theorem
Air as a gas mixture.
Respiratory system and basal parameters
Fluids
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Davidovits Paul (a cura di Guiot Caterina e Baiotto Barbara) FISICA PER LE PROFESSIONI SANITARIE, UTET 2015
Biochimica
Course syllabus
Matter and chemical bonds. Matter classification, atoms, ions, molecules, atomic number and atomic mass, molecular mass, the mole. The periodic table of the elements and the electron configuration. Chemical bond: ionic bond, and ionic crystals, covalent bond and molecules. Intermolecular forces: Van der Waals forces and hydrogen bonding.
Water. Structure and properties.
Properties of solutions. Concentration of solutions, colligative properties. Osmosis and osmotic pressure.
Chemical reactions and chemical equilibria. Chemical reactions and their representation, Law of mass action, the response of equilibria to changes in conditions and Le Chatelier's principle, oxidation number, oxidation-reduction reactions, reaction rates. Free energy and spontaneous changes of reactions. Transition state theory. Catalysts.
Acid-base reactions and aqueous equilibria. Self-ionization of water and pH scale. Acid-base theories of Arrhenius, Brønsted-Lowry and, Lewis. Strenght and weakness of acids and bases. Buffer solutions.
Organic Chemistry.
Properties and reactivity of organic compounds. Carbon atom bonds. Nomenclature of organic compounds. Isomers. Functional groups: structure and reactivity. Hydrocarbons. Alcohols, ethers and sulfur analogs. Amines. Alkenes. Aromatic compounds. Carbonyl compounds and their chemical behavior. Carboxylic acids and their derivatives: esters and amides. Polyfunctional compounds.
Structure and reactivity of biomolecules.
Amino acids and proteins. Structure of -amino acids. Peptides and proteins, primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures.
Carbohydrates. Classification and structure. Monosaccharides. Glycosides, disaccharides. Modified carbohydrates. Oligosaccharides and polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen).
Lipids. Classification. Fatty acids and their structure. Acylglycerols. Cholesterol and steroid hormones. Phospholipids and membranes.
Nucleotides and nucleosides. Chemical structure. Nucleic acids.
Metabolism of biomolecules.
Protein metabolism. Digestion. Catabolism of amino acids. Urea cycle.
Carbohydrate metabolism. Digestion. Glycolysis and the Krebs cycle. Gluconeogenesis.
Lipid metabolism. Digestion. Catabolism and biosynthesis of fatty acids.
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Gaw Allan. Biochimica Clinica - ED. ELSEVIER MASSON
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Biochimica clinica e biologia molecolare clinica
Course syllabus
The hematochemical laboratory analysis
Reference values
Introduction to metabolism, cellular communication, nutrition facts
Diagnostic potential of plasma proteins
Evaluation of carbohydrate metabolism
Evaluation of lipid metabolism
Evaluation of liver function
Assessment of renal function
Evaluation of vitamin B12, Folate and iron metabolism
Physiological changes during pregnancy
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Gaw A., Murphy M.J. BIOCHIMICA CLINICA - ED. ELSEVIER MASSON
Samaja M. CORSO DI BIOCHIMICA - PICCIN
Biologia applicata
Course syllabus
The cell and the evolution of organisms
Prokaryotes
Eukaryotic cell
Biological macromolecules
DNA
Genetic code and protein synthesis
Regulation of gene expression
Retrovirus
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Chieffi G., Dolfini S., Malcovati M., Pierantoni R., Tenchini M. L. BIOLOGIA E GENETICA -edizione EDISES
Genetica medica
Course syllabus
DNA and chromatin organization in chromosomes
Notes on gametogenesis and fertilization
Relationship between genotype and phenotype
Law of the segregation of characters and principle of independent assortment
Probability calculation.
Independent genes and associated genes
Crossing-over and recombination
Monogenetic inherited disorders with Mendelian transmission
Autosomal dominant and recessive inheritance
Sex-related legacy
World myth heritage
Karyotype analysis
General information on aneuploidies and chromosome structure anomalies
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Diagnostica per immagini
Course syllabus
Ionizing radiation in medicine
Radiation protection
Use of personal protective equipment
Informed consent
Conventional radiology, CT and angiography
Radiotherapy
Nuclear Medicine
Magnetic Resonance
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA I Libro - PICCIN
Di Cesare E., Gallicchi P., Midiri M. LA RADIOPROTEZIONE IN RADIOLOGIA - IDELSON GNOCCHI
Biochimica
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Rota Paola
Biochimica clinica e biologia molecolare clinica
BIO/12 - CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Goi Giancarlo
Biologia applicata
BIO/13 - EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Massa Valentina
Diagnostica per immagini
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Fisica applicata
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Cerbino Roberto
Genetica medica
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours