Laboratory medicine (qualifying activity)

A.Y. 2020/2021
1
Max ECTS
25
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/12
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
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.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
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
No prior knowledge is required
Teaching methods
The program will be carried out through lectures (5 CFU) with the help of teaching material (slides and / or videos), including discussion of clinical cases) and professional skills (1 CFU in the laboratory and on simulator dummy)
Teaching Resources
· 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.
BIO/12 - CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Professor: Barassi Alessandra
Shifts:
Gruppo 1
Professor: Barassi Alessandra
Gruppo 2
Professor: Barassi Alessandra
Professor(s)