Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Verona)

Human anatomy and histology (2016/2017)

Course code
4S01619
Credits
7
Coordinator
Carlo Zancanaro

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ANATOMIA FUNZIONALE 2 MED/48-NURSING IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY AND REHABILITATION FISIO VR 1^ anno - 1^semestre Giorgio Borghesan
ANATOMIA UMANA 4 BIO/16-HUMAN ANATOMY FISIO VR 1^ anno - 1^semestre Carlo Zancanaro
ISTOLOGIA 1 BIO/17-HISTOLOGY FISIO VR 1^ anno - 1^semestre Raffaella Mariotti

Learning outcomes

Teaching aims: The student should be able to describe the structural organization of the healthy human body from cell to tissue to organism as well as the essential morpholologic chararctersitics of body systems, organs, and the human embryo. The student sholud be able to identify the main anatomical landmarks of the body.

Syllabus

!. Cytology
• Structure and functional relevance of cell organelles. Mithosis and meiosis. Essentials of cell differentiation.
2. Histology
• Surface epithelium. Glandular epithelium. Muscle tissue. Nervous tissue. General description of mesenchyme-derived tissues. Connective tissue proper. Supporting tissues (cartilage, bone). Blood and lymph. Bone marrow.
3. Anatomy
• General anatomy
• Locomotor apparatus: bones, joints, muscles. Cardiovascular and lynphatic apparatuses:. hart, vessels, lymphatic organs. Respiratory appatratus: airways, lungs, pleurae. Reproductive organs. Central and peripheral nervous system. Digestive apparatus: alimentary tract, liver, pancreas. Skin and annexes. Endocrine glands.
4. Applied anatomy
• identification of surface body landmarks (locomotor apparatus).

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam. Multiple choice questions (n=56; 5 choices, one correct). Correct answer, 1 point; wrong or missing answer, 0 points. Open question on one or more organs. Practice: identification of anatomical landmarks.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Vercelli A. et al. Anatomia Umana Funzionale (Edizione 1) Minerva Medica 2011
Christy Cael anatomia funzionale: anatomia muscoloscheletrica, chinesiologica e palpazione per terapisti manuali Piccin 2010 978-88-299-2072-3
Serge Tixa atlante di anatomia palpatoria dell'arto inferiore Masson 2005 88-214-2683-3 Edizione italiana a cura di Marco Testa
Serge Tixa atlante di anatomia palpatoria di collo, tronco e arto superiore. ispezione manuale di superficie. Masson 2005 88-214-2534-7 Edizione italiana a cura di Ottavia Buccarella
Adamo S, Carinci M, Molinaro P, Siracusa GS, Stefanini M, Ziparo E Istologia di V. Monesi (Edizione 5) Piccin, Padova 2002
Anthony L. Mescher Junqueira Istologia Testo e Atlante, VI Edizione Italiana a cura di Ubaldo Armato, Anna Chiarini, Ilaria Pierpaola Dal Prà, Raffaella Pacchiana. (Edizione 6) PICCIN 2012 978-88299-2166-9




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