Bachelor's degree in Obstetrics (to qualify as an obstetrician)

Medical and Surgical Sciences - ENDOCRINOLOGIA

Course code
4S000073
Name of lecturer
Giacomo Zoppini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/13 - ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° ANNO 2° Semestre CLO dal Mar 4, 2019 al Apr 19, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course is to provide the knowledge of the endocrine and metabolic diseases related to the main endocrine/metabolic systems. Lessons will present the single topics by starting with physiology and physiopatology and, finally, by presenting the clinical aspects (signs/symptoms) of the main endocrine/metabolic diseases. Specific emphasis will be given to the endocrine/metabolic diseases that can be present during pregnancy. Students will learn how to recognize the main endocrine/metabolic diseases and their laboratory data presentation. Moreover, students will acquaint with the terminology needed to discuss clinical endocrine cases with other collegues.

Syllabus

The program will address the disorders of the following systems:
- basic endocrinology, mechanisms of hormonal regulation, metabolism during pregnancy
- Anterior Pituitary, Diabetes insipidus
- Thyroid gland
- Adrenal cortex
- Female reproductive system, infertility.
- Diabetes Mellitus and gestational diabetes
- Main endocrine changes during pregnancy
The final exam will be mainly based on the notes taken during the lessons. As reference, the text suggested is: Rugarli. Medicina Interna sistematica, Estratto: Malattie del sistema endocrino e del metabolismo

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice questionnaire (30 quiz). The quiz are about the topics treated during the lessons and the aim of the exam is to verify the knowledge acquired.

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