The woman between puberty, fertility and menopause

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
135
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/14 M-PSI/08 MED/03 MED/40 MED/47
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Students will be able to recognize the anatomy and physiology of woman's puberty period, fertile period and menopause. They will receive multidisciplinary knowledge, ranging from physiological to psicological and genetic aspects related to these issues.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding:
Students will know the anatomy, physiology and cellular mechanisms related to woman's puberty period, fertile period and menopause.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding:
Students will be able to give complete and consistent assistance in different clinical cases.
Course syllabus and organization

Sezione: Mantova

Responsible
Teaching methods
The lessons will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform and can be followed both synchronously and in asynchronous because they will be recorded and left available to students on the same platform.
If allowed, the lessons will be also carried out in presence with adequate social distancing.
Program and reference material
The program and the teaching material will be unchanged
Learning verification procedures and assessment criteria
The examination will take place in oral form using the Microsoft Teams platform or, if allowed, in presence.
The examination will be aimed at:
- ensure that the objectives of the course are met
- ascertain mastery of specific language of the course
If allowed the training activity will be carried out in presence with appropriate PPE
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written test
Oral examination
Discussion of a clinical case
Examination procedure
Written tests (four - duration up to 30 minutes each)
Oral exam (one)
Type
Closed and open multiple-choice tests
Conversation with the teacher
Evaluation parameters
Ability to organize knowledge discursively; capacity for critical reasoning on the study carried out; quality of exposure, competence in the use of specialized vocabulary, effectiveness, linearity
Type of evaluation
In thirty (the vote is decided by the Commission composed of the professors present at the Integrated Course exam)
How to communicate the results of the examination
The vote is verbally reported to the student. Subsequently the vote is verbalized on the web with modality that allows the student to accept or reject it
Pharmacology
Course syllabus
Drugs in obstetrics
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
Medical genetics
Course syllabus
The genetic content of gametes
Female and male meiosis and gametogenesis
Fertilization and formation of the zygote
Genetic causes of male and female infertility and associated reproductive risks
Tumor genetics and cancer predisposition syndromes
Epigenetics: fundamental concepts
Epigenetic changes during intrauterine development: effects on neonatal outcomes and long-term health.
Focus on nutrition during pregnancy, as a factor capable of modulating the epigenome
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
E. Boncinelli IL CERVELLO, LA MENTE E L'ANIMA OSCAR MONDADORI
Francoise Dolto a cura di E. Chelo ADOLESCENZA ARNOLDO MONDATORI EDITORE
Metella Dei ADOLESCENZA E SESSUALITÀ FRANCO ANGELI EDITORE
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Course syllabus
Puberty: anatomical and functional changes.
The hormonal setting in puberty
Ovulation
Menarche and beginning of the menstrual cycle.
Fertility physiology
Contraceptive methods
Fertilization
The meaning and application of the anatomical components of the genital apparatus in the reproductive functional phases
The delay in conception
Infertility
Assisted Medical Procreation (PMA)
Menopause: anatomical and functional changes
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
Fameli M. DIRITTO ALLA VITA ED INTERRUZIONE DELLA GRAVIDANZA EDIZIONI SCIENTIFICHE L.
Speroff, R.H. Glass,N.G. Kase ENDOCRINOLOGIA GINECOLOGICA CLINICA E STERILITÀ, V EDIZIONE CENTRO SCIENTIFICO INTERNAZIONALE
Midwifery
Course syllabus
The sexual and reproductive pathway in a woman's life
The communication of the midwife on some themes related to adolescence
The role of the territorial midwife
Affectivity education for girls and boys in secondary school

The pelvic floor, functions and dysfunctions
Menopause and perineum: hormonal component and lifestyles.
Genitourinary Syndrome: the role of the midwife in counseling and taking charge
Urogynecological folder: narrative medicine (simulation of anamnestic collection)
Rehabilitation devices: electrical stimulation, biofeedback tests, vaginal cones

Assistance by the midwife to the infertile couple
Identification and needs analysis
Midwife's functional capacity in the steps of approach to the couple with infertility problems
Midwife's function in the translation of the technical aspects, intermediation and guidance in the PMA procedures
Accompanying of the infertile patients in the course of medically assisted procreation
Planning of the assistance and formal and informal relationship of counselling
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
Clinical psychology
Course syllabus
The physiology of the human psyche
Psyche and gender identity (male and female)
The main mental disorders and the possible link with gender identity and sexual and reproductive life
Some psychic "symptoms" in women and the possible link with parenting
Sterility and psychic implication of the parental limit
Menopause and psychic implications
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
Clinical psychology
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Medical genetics
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Midwifery
MED/47 - MIDWIFERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Obstetrics and gynaecology
MED/40 - OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY - University credits: 5
Lessons: 75 hours
Professor: Costantini Valter
Pharmacology
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Marelli Ornella

Sezione: Milano

Responsible
Teaching methods
The lessons will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform and can be followed both synchronously and in asynchronous because they will be recorded and left available to students on the same platform.
If allowed, the lessons will be also carried out in presence with adequate social distancing.
Program and reference material
The program and the teaching material will be unchanged
Learning verification procedures and assessment criteria
The examination will take place in oral form using the Microsoft Teams platform or, if allowed, in presence.
The examination will be aimed at:
- ensure that the objectives of the course are met
- ascertain mastery of specific language of the course
If allowed the training activity will be carried out in presence with appropriate PPE
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written test
Oral examination
Discussion of a clinical case
Examination procedure
Written tests (four - duration up to 30 minutes each)
Oral exam (one)
Type
Closed and open multiple-choice tests
Conversation with the teacher
Evaluation parameters
Ability to organize knowledge discursively; capacity for critical reasoning on the study carried out; quality of exposure, competence in the use of specialized vocabulary, effectiveness, linearity
Type of evaluation
In thirty (the vote is decided by the Commission composed of the professors present at the Integrated Course exam)
How to communicate the results of the examination
The vote is verbally reported to the student. Subsequently the vote is verbalized on the web with modality that allows the student to accept or reject it
Pharmacology
Course syllabus
Drugs in obstetrics
Teaching methods
Frontal Lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA III Libro PICCIN
Arisi E. FARMACI IN GRAVIDANZA EDRA 1° ED., 2002
B.D. Clayton, Y.N. Stock FONDAMENTI DI FARMACOLOGIA PER INFERMIERI EDISES, 2° EDIZIONE ITALIANA A CURA DI PAOLO PREZIOSI, 2007
Medical genetics
Course syllabus
The genetic content of gametes
Female and male meiosis and gametogenesis
Fertilization and formation of the zygote
Genetic causes of male and female infertility and associated reproductive risks
Tumor genetics and cancer predisposition syndromes
Epigenetics: fundamental concepts
Epigenetic changes during intrauterine development: effects on neonatal outcomes and long-term health.
Focus on nutrition during pregnancy, as a factor capable of modulating the epigenome
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
E. Boncinelli IL CERVELLO, LA MENTE E L'ANIMA OSCAR MONDADORI
Francoise Dolto a cura di E. Chelo ADOLESCENZA ARNOLDO MONDATORI EDITORE
Metella Dei ADOLESCENZA E SESSUALITÀ FRANCO ANGELI EDITORE
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Course syllabus
Puberty: anatomical and functional changes.
The hormonal setting in puberty
Ovulation
Menarche and beginning of the menstrual cycle.
Fertility physiology
Contraceptive methods
Fertilization
The meaning and application of the anatomical components of the genital apparatus in the reproductive functional phases
The delay in conception
Infertility
Assisted Medical Procreation (PMA)
Menopause: anatomical and functional changes
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
Fameli M. DIRITTO ALLA VITA ED INTERRUZIONE DELLA GRAVIDANZA EDIZIONI SCIENTIFICHE L.
Speroff, R.H. Glass,N.G. Kase ENDOCRINOLOGIA GINECOLOGICA CLINICA E STERILITÀ, V EDIZIONE CENTRO SCIENTIFICO INTERNAZIONALE
Midwifery
Course syllabus
The sexual and reproductive pathway in a woman's life
The communication of the midwife on some themes related to adolescence
The role of the territorial midwife
Affectivity education for girls and boys in secondary school

The pelvic floor, functions and dysfunctions
Menopause and perineum: hormonal component and lifestyles.
Genitourinary Syndrome: the role of the midwife in counseling and taking charge
Urogynecological folder: narrative medicine (simulation of anamnestic collection)
Rehabilitation devices: electrical stimulation, biofeedback tests, vaginal cones

Assistance by the midwife to the infertile couple
Identification and needs analysis
Midwife's functional capacity in the steps of approach to the couple with infertility problems
Midwife's function in the translation of the technical aspects, intermediation and guidance in the PMA procedures
Accompanying of the infertile patients in the course of medically assisted procreation
Planning of the assistance and formal and informal relationship of counselling
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
Clinical psychology
Course syllabus
The physiology of the human psyche
Psyche and gender identity (male and female)
The main mental disorders and the possible link with gender identity and sexual and reproductive life
Some psychic "symptoms" in women and the possible link with parenting
Sterility and psychic implication of the parental limit
Menopause and psychic implications
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson
Teaching Resources
Costantini W., Calistri D. OSTETRICA II Libro PICCIN
Clinical psychology
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Medical genetics
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Midwifery
MED/47 - MIDWIFERY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Di Martino Mirella
Obstetrics and gynaecology
MED/40 - OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY - University credits: 5
Lessons: 75 hours
Pharmacology
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 15 hours
Professor: Marelli Ornella