Infectious Diseases

A.Y. 2020/2021
5
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
MED/17
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
At the end of the course the student will:
· have acquired the epidemiological, clinical-anamnestic and instrumental elements to identify the main infectious diseases
· have acquired the elements to evaluate the main laboratory investigations used for the diagnosis of infectious diseases
· have acquired the elements to identify the main infectious diseases
· know how to indicate the main classes of antibiotics and their use in bacterial infections
· know how to indicate the main classes of antivirals and antifungals
· be able to report the main measures of individual and general prophylaxis relating to infectious diseases
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student has to:
· acquire the main knowledge related to epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, natural history, diagnostics and therapy principles of the main infectious diseases of the following organs and systems: respiratory, gastrointestinal, central nervous system as well as exanthematous diseases, systemic diseases and main tropical diseases
· know the individual and collective prophylaxis measures as well as the regulations in force relating to contumacy measures
· know the microbiological and instrumental investigations necessary to reach a correct diagnosis of infectious disease;
· be able to correctly interpret the information contained in the microbiological and instrumental reports in order to obtain precise indications for an adequate therapeutic decision-making process.
Course syllabus and organization

Linea: Policlinico

Responsible
MED/17 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES - University credits: 5
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 48 hours
Shifts:
Gruppo 1
Professor: Gori Andrea
Gruppo 2
Professor: Bandera Alessandra

Linea: San Donato

Responsible
MED/17 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES - University credits: 5
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Antinori Spinello

Linea: San Giuseppe

Responsible
MED/17 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES - University credits: 5
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Rusconi Stefano