Head and Neck

Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
The lessons of the first semester will take place in mixed mode:
- in presence in the classroom with a limited number of students, who have booked themselves using Google Form and at the same time in synchrony through the "Teams platform" for students not present;
- the student is obliged to wear the surgical mask for the entire duration of his stay in the classroom and to sit in the free seats respecting the alternation of one occupied seat, one free seat, one occupied seat per single row;
- the lessons will also be video-recorded to allow students unable for documented needs to follow them in sync and made available on the teacher's Ariel / Teams website;
- the lessons will take place at the Vialba center as usual

Students must enter from the main atrium of the Lita Vialba teaching pavilion and undergo body temperature measurement using a Thermo-scanner. The entry / exit routes are differentiated and marked
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pharmacology is required.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists of two parts: a first part written with multiple choice questions and a second oral part.
The total number of questions for the written part is 60 (12 per subject) and the time available is 60 minutes.
The second part is oral and is carried out randomly on one of the 5 course teachings (ophthalmology, dentistry, otolaryngology, audiology, maxillofacial surgery)
Otorhinolaryngology
Course syllabus
- Introdutcion to phoniatrics
- Laryngeal diseases
- Oropharyngeal dysphagia
- Oral and pharyngeal diseases
- Nose and sinus diseases
- Neck and salivary glands diseases
- Head and neck tumors
- Emergency in otorhinolaryngology
Teaching methods
Teaching is provided through lectures. Discussion of simulated clinical cases is also provided.
Teaching Resources
Trattato di Otorinolaringoiatria e Audiologia, Pignataro, Cesarani, Felisati, Schindler ed. EdiSes 2012
Audiology
Course syllabus
- Basic anatomy and physiology of the auditory- vestibular system
- Principles of acoustics
- Subjective and objective audiometry (puretone evaluation, speech audiometry, principles of acoustic imminttance, tympanometry and the acoustic reflex, otoacoustic emissions, auditory evoked potentials)
- Conductive and sensorineural hearing loss.
- Outer ear disorders
- Middle ear disorders (otosclerosis, otitis)
- Cochlear and retrocochlear disorders (sudden deafness, acoustic trauma, acoustic neuroma)
- Hearing loss in children
- Hearing loss in the elderly
- Vertigo and balance disorders: principles of assessment and treatment.
Teaching methods
Teaching is provided through lectures. Discussion of simulated clinical cases is also provided.
Teaching Resources
Trattato di Otorinolaringoiatria e Audiologia, Pignataro, Cesarani, Felisati, Schindler ed. EdiSes 2012
Oral diseases and dentistry
Course syllabus
- Anatomy and diagnostic techniques
- Sugical anatomy 1 (upper maxilla)
- Surgical Anatomy 2 (lower maxilla)
- Peridontal disease and condition 1: Gengivitis and gingival condition
- Periodontal disease and condition 2: Periodontitis
- Tooth decay: dental caries and endodontic pathology
Teaching methods
Teaching is provided through lectures. Discussion of simulated clinical cases is also provided.
Teaching Resources
Parodontologia clinica e implantologia orale - di Lindhe - Nicklaus - Lang · 2016 - Autori: Jan Lindhe, Niklaus P. Lang, Thorkild Karring - Edi Ermes - Edizione 2017
Anatomia Orale di Sicher - edi Ermes - Autore/i Lloyd E. DuBrul - 1983
Cohen's Pathways of the pulp Expert consult 12 th ed. Authors: Louis Berman Kenneth Hargreaves -ed. Elsevier - Published Date: 1st September 2020
Maxillofacial surgery
Course syllabus
- Cranio-facial malformations
- Cranio-facial traumas
- Development disorders of the jaws
- Temporo-mandibular joint disorders
- Benign tumors of the maxillo-facial district
- Malign tumors of the maxillo-facial district
- Reconstructive surgery
- Surgery of the trigeminal and facial nerve
Teaching methods
Teaching is provided through lectures. Discussion of simulated clinical cases is also provided.
Teaching Resources
Chirurgia Maxillo Facciale. Il riferimento bibliografico è rappresentato dal materiale reperibile sul sito www.federicobiglioli.it nella sezione "didattica" previa registrazione con USERNAME: studente PASSWORD: maxillo
Eye diseases
Course syllabus
- Anatomy and diagnostic techniques
- Diabetic retinopathy and vascular diseases of the retina
- Inflammatory diseases of the eye
- Glaucoma
- Age-related macular degeneration
- Retinal detachment and cataract
- Simulated clinical cases
- Basic principles of optics and refraction
Teaching methods
Teaching is provided through lectures. Discussion of simulated clinical cases is also provided.
Teaching Resources
Oftalmologia. Per studenti del corso di laurea in medicina e chirurgia e del corso di laurea per ortottisti e assistenti di oftalmologia di Nicola Orzalesi (Autore) Antonio Delfino Editore (31 marzo 2010)
Audiology
MED/32 - AUDIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Barozzi Stefania
Eye diseases
MED/30 - OPHTHALMOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 24 hours
Maxillofacial surgery
MED/29 - MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Professor: Allevi Fabiana
Oral diseases and dentistry
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours
Otorhinolaryngology
MED/31 - OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 24 hours