Diseases of the nervous system (qualifying activity)

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with:
i) references to the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the nervous system;
ii) knowledge of the semeiotic aspects of the main neurological syndromes and diseases of the nervous system also in medical, surgical and rehabilitative therapeutic foundations.
Expected learning outcomes
The student knows:
i) the clinical neuroanatomy and physiopathology of the nervous system; ii) neurological examination and its interpretation, instrumental diagnostic methods of neurological interest;
iii) the diseases of the nervous system in their epidemiological, genetic, neuropathological, pathophysiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Concerning clerkships, information will be directly given by professors during classes, following the current agreement with the San Paolo hospital concerning safety and health surveillance measures to be adopted for accessing wards, day-hospital, and laboratories.
Course syllabus
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
Students must have passed the examinations of: anatomy, physiology, histology, pathology and biochemistry.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Seitun A. (2019) Neurologia di Fazio Loeb. SEU, Pisa.
Ropper, A., Samuels, M. e Klein, J. (2019). Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology 11th Edition. McGraw-Hill Education, New York.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral examination: discussion with the evaluators of three topics
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY - University credits: 2
Professional training: 50 hours
Monday 1 - 2 pm (e-mail )
San Paolo Hospital, Via A di Rudinì 8, 20142 - Milano