The course aims to provide students with the knowledge on: i) role, purpose, potential, limits of laboratory medicine in health protection; ii) ability to correctly propose the different laboratory tests in relation to the cost / benefit ratio; iii) criteria for interpretation of laboratory reports.
Expected learning outcomes
The students: i) know the intervention levels of the biochemistry, microbiology and clinical pathology laboratory; ii) are able to request laboratory tests and interpret the reports.
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
· Ciaccio M, Lippi G, Biochimica Clinica e Medicina di Laboratorio, Edises, Napoli 2017 · Panteghini M, Interpretazione degli Esami di Laboratorio. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Torino 2008 · Janson,Tischeler, Curatore: M. Plebani, Biochimica clinica. Il quadro d'insieme. Piccin, Nuova Libraria, Torino 2015 · Laposata M, Medicina di laboratorio - La diagnosi della malattia nel laboratorio clinico, Piccin, Torino · Antonelli G., M. Clementi, G. Pozzi, G.M. Rossolini - Principi di Microbiologia Medica - Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, Rozzano (MI); · Murray P.R., K.S. Rosenthal, M.A. Pfaller - Microbiologia Medica, EDRA, Milano). o in alternativa/alternatively: · Lanciotti E, Microbiologia Clinica, Casa Editrice Ambrosiana, Rozzano (MI)
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists in a written test with open questions on the topics covered by the program according to each disciplinary module. Passing the test will result in a mark expressed in thirtieths as the result of the weighted average of the scores given for each module. No intermediate tests are planned.