Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Verona)

Pathophysiology applied at Nursing [Matricole dispari] - PATOLOGIA GENERALE

Course code
4S000090
Name of lecturer
Gabriela Constantin
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
INF. VR 1° anno 2° semestre dal Feb 1, 2016 al Apr 8, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

INF. VR 1° anno 2° semestre

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Learning outcomes

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Syllabus

INTRODUCTION:
"Health status and disease concept.
"Etiology and Pathogenesis.
"Fundamental physiopathological framework.
"Scheme of disease factors: endogenous and exogenous, physical, chemical, biological, and char.
"Molecular pathology, cellular, of organized systems (with introduction of related words).
"Evolution of diseases, acute and chronic diseases.

AETIOLOGY
"Physical causes of illness: radiation, high and low temperatures, electricity.
"Chemical causes of disease: acids and alkalis, solvents, plant and animal poisons, toxic pollutants.
Biological causes of disease
"Oxygen in the pathogenesis of diseases, sources of free radicals, pathology of free radicals and lipoperoxidation.

CELLULAR REGRESSIONAL PROCESSES AND EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX
"Accidental" and "programmed" cell death.
"The" stress "of the cell phone.
"Damage from hypoxia and defects in cellular respiration.

INFLAMMATION: GENERALITY AND REGULATION
"Hyperemia.
"Formation of the exudate, Edema, Ascites.
"Mediators of acute inflammation.
"Complement system.
"The quinine system
"Notes on coagulation and fibrinolysis.
"The cytokines

THE CELLS OF INFLAMMATION
"Polymorphonuclear leukocytes: structure and main functions.
"Leukocytosis and leukopenia.
"Chemotaxis, phagocytosis, killing.
"Abscess, Phlegm, Septicemia, Empyema, Pustule.
"Participation of leukocytes in inflammation.
Lipid mediators
"Cytokines
"General signs of inflammation: fever" The "acute phase".
"Systemic effects of localized inflammation.

CHRONIC FLOGOSIS
"Mononuclear phagocytes.
"Infectious inflammation, granulomas, giant cells, epithelioid cells
"Mediators of chronic inflammation.
"Healing of wounds and reparative processes.

IMMUNOLOGY and IMMUNOPATHOLOGY
"Organization of the immune system.
"The mechanisms of innate immunity
"The mechanisms of adaptive immunity
"Hypersensitivity, autoimmunity.

GENERAL ONCOLOGY
"Tumors from the morphological and cellular point of view.
"Benign and malignant tumors: Nomenclature and classification of tumors.
"The natural history of cancer (initiation, promotion, progression).
"Molecular bases: oncogenes and anti-oncogenes.
"The invasiveness of tumor cells and metastases.
"Chemical, physical and viral carcinogenesis.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Pontieri GM Patologia e Fisiopatologia Generale Piccin Editore, Padova 2002

Assessment methods and criteria

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