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

Morphological and functional fundamentals of life - ISTOLOGIA

Course code
4S000039
Name of lecturer
Ilaria Pierpaola Dal Prà
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/17 - HISTOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
INF LEG - 1° anno 1° sem dal Oct 4, 2016 al Dec 22, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

INF LEG - 1° anno 1° sem

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Learning outcomes

Histology is the study of the tissues of the body and how these tissues are arranged to costituite organs. The aim of histology course is to let students comprehend the basic knowledge they need to undertake successefully the rest of their academic learning programs.

Syllabus

Cytology: eukaryotic cell: plasma membrane, cytoplasm, cytoplasmic organelles (endoplasmic reticulum: rough and smooth, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria, ribosomes, lysosomes).
Cytoskeleton (general structure and function), nuclear envelope, nucleus (chromatin, DNA organization and chromosomes), nucleolus, cell cycle (mitosis)
Histology: epithelial tissues, characteristic features of epithelial cells. Types of epithelia:
Covering or lining epithelia, glandular epithelia (exocrine and endocrine glands: examples).
Connettive tissue: cells of connective tissue: fibroblasts and other residential cells. Fibers: collagen, reticular fibers, elastic fibers, ground substance.
Adipose tissue: white and brown
Cartilage: hyaline, elastic cartilage, fibrocartilage. Cells and the matrix.
Bone: bone cells, bone matrix
Blood: cells, platelets, and serum/plasma
Muscle tissue: skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, smooth muscle. Cells and organization.
Central and peripheral nervous system: neurons and glial cells

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination: written open questions with suggestions.
A written intermediate test regarding the first part of the program is offered during the course. The intermediate test is valid until the end of the academic year. Students that have not passed successfully the intermediate test must undergo the complete program examination. When the complete test has been positively passed it must not be attended again.

Books: Istologia per le professioni sanitarie. Sorbona, Idelson Gnocchi. www.idelsongnocchi.it ( only in Italian ). 2015
Junqueira's Basic Histology text and atlas.12th edition. Anthony L. Mescher. McGraw Hill Lange. 2010

E-mail: ilaria.dalpra@univr.it
Telefono: 045-8027161

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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