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

Morphological and functional fundamentals of life (2019/2020)

Course code
Anna Maria Chiarini

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
FISIOLOGIA 3 BIO/09-PHYSIOLOGY INF VI - 1° anno 1° sem Roberto Poltronieri
ANATOMIA UMANA 3 BIO/16-HUMAN ANATOMY INF VI - 1° anno 1° sem Mirco Galie'
ISTOLOGIA 1 BIO/17-HISTOLOGY INF VI - 1° anno 1° sem Anna Maria Chiarini

Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the ability of describing the human’s body structure (both considering the macroscopic level and the microscopic level) in normal conditions. Moreover the course develop the knowing of the essential morphologic characteristics of systems, organs, tissues, cells and subcellular structures of the human body and their main related Morphofunctional. It also proposes the study of the physiological phenomena of the various systems, in a holistic view from the cell to the whole organism and to recognize the principles of homeostasis and the control mechanisms that oversee them and the major adjustments in non- basal conditions. HISTOLOGY: The objectives of the course are: • to provide to the students essential knowledge on the structure and function of the cell as well as of tissues which compose the organs of the human body • familiarize the students with themes concerning cells and tissues as basis for subsequent courses of the normal and pathological structure and functions of the human body HUMAN ANATOMY: The course is aimed at learning by the student of architecture and anatomical morphology of organs and systems and of the functional significance of their overall organization in the human body. PHYSIOLOGY: The course provides the scientific knowledge of the human body's general structure. The student learns the working principles of the different organs, the dynamic integration of organs in apparatuses and the general mechanisms of the functional control in normal conditions.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Poltronieri Roberto Elementi di Fisiologia EdiSES 2018
Roberto Colombo, Ettore Olmo Biologia - Cellula e Tessuti Edi-Ermes 2014
Roberto Colombo Ettore Olmo Biologia dei Tessuti Edi-Ermes 2009 9788870513059
Alving G. Telser Istologia ElSEVIER-MASSON 2008 978-88-214-3055-8
Jeffrey B. Kerr Istologia funzionale CEA 2012 9780729538374
Adamo S., Comoglio P., Molinaro M., Siracusa G., Stefanini M., Ziparo E. Istologia per i Corsi di Laurea in Professioni Sanitarie PICCIN 2006 88-299-1803-2
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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