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

Pathology - PATOLOGIA GENERALE

Course code
4S02742
Name of lecturer
Flavia Bazzoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/05 - CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
FISIO ROV 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 30, 2016.

To show the organization of the course that includes this module, follow this link * Course organization

Lesson timetable

FISIO ROV 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

The student must acquire knowledge of the pathogenetic mechanisms controlling and characterizing the principal human pathologies. The main training objectives are:
• understanding of the mechanisms of cellular and molecular damage
• understanding of the pathogenetic processes
• study of the mechanisms responsible for the recovery of the healthy state .

Syllabus

1. Introduction
General concepts
Homeostasis.
Pathogenesis
Etiology
Glossary

2. Cellular pathology
Pathogenesis of hypoxia, ischemia and oxidative stress.
Cellular death: apoptosis and necrosis
molecular markers of cell death

3. The innate immune response
Mononuclear phagocytes: features and functions
Acute inflammation: vascular changes and cellular events
Inflammatory exudate: characteristics and functions
Chemical Mediators and Regulators of Inflammation
Leucocyte recruitment
Leukocyte effector mechanisms ( phagocytosis, Killing and degradation of phagocytosed Microbes)
Systemic effects of inflammation
Outcomes of acute inflammation:
Chronic inflammation
Resolution: Regeneration and repair.
Scarring

4. Basic immunology
Innate and adaptive immunity: general concepts
Cells and tissues of the immune system
Overview of normal immune responses
Cellular and humoral immunity. Vaccines

5. Pathological changes of cellular differentiation and proliferation
Neoplasia (general concepts)
Morphological, molecular and functional features of the neoplastic cell
Nomenclature
Molecular bases of carcinogenesis: oncogenes and oncosuppressors



Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Mozzo Pierluigi Materiale didattico e informatico distribuito dal docente 2018
Pontieri GM Patologia e Fisiopatologia Generale per i corsi di laurea in professioni sanitarie (ristampa aggiornata) Edizioni Piccin, Padova 2007

Assessment methods and criteria

written test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






© 2002 - 2020  Verona University
Via dell'Artigliere 8, 37129 Verona  |  P. I.V.A. 01541040232  |  C. FISCALE 93009870234
Statistics  |  Credits