Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (to qualify as a biomedical laboratory worker) (Verona)

Clinical Sciences (2016/2017)

Course code
4S000361
Credits
4
Coordinator
Fabrizio Vinante

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ENDOCRINOLOGIA 1 MED/13-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 2S Giacomo Zoppini
MALATTIE CARDIOVASCOLARI 1 MED/11-CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 2S Mariantonietta Cicoira
MALATTIE DEL SANGUE 1 MED/15-BLOOD DISEASES TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 2S Fabrizio Vinante
ONCOLOGIA MEDICA 1 MED/06-MEDICAL ONCOLOGY TEC LAB BIOM LEZ 2A 2S Giampaolo Tortora

Learning outcomes

Students will be taught about basic knowledge related to epidemiology, classification, pathophysiology as well as to diagnostic and therapeutic tools of main hematological diseases. Eventually, students will be led to grasp basic logical issues shaping hematology to form a powerful, progressive approach to blood disease.

Syllabus

- blood (investigation methods, embryogenesis, hematopoiesis, hematocatheresis)
- anemias (classification, clinical features and differential diagnosis)
- approach to hematological malignancies
- acute leukemias
- myelodysplasia, secondary malignancies and treatment complications
- chronic myeloproliferative neoplasia
- chronic lymphoproliferative disorders
- monoclonal gammopathies, myeloma
- hemostasis disorders
- hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Assessment methods and criteria

Students will be orally examined.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Castoldi G. e Liso V Malattie del sangue e degli organi emopoietici (Edizione 4) McGraw-Hill 2014
Dennis L. Kasper, Eugene Braunwald, Anthony Fauci, Stephen Hauser, Dan Longo, J. Larry Jameson Harrison - Principi di Medicina Interna.2 voll. (Edizione 19) McGraw-Hill, Milano 2015
Massini R, Longhi C, Marchetti P, Passeretti F, Recine U Medicina interna (Edizione 4) McGraw -Hill, Milano 2009 883861654X
Angelo Raffaele Bianco, Sabino De Placido, Giampaolo Tortora e Pierfranco Conte Oncologia Clinica 2/ed (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill Education (Italy) srl 2016 9788838639845


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