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

Morphological and functional fundamentals of life - ISTOLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Giuseppe Bertini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
INF BZ - 1° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2018 al Dec 21, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the Course is to provide a basic understanding of the microscopic organization of cells and tissues of the human body, with special regard to the relationship between morphology and function. Topics include the eukaryotic cell structure, principles of cell differentiation, and a systematic description of the human tissues.


- Histological methods
- Cell membrane, cytosol, organelles, nucleus
- Lining and glandular epithelium
- Mesenchymal tissues
- Connective tissue
- Cartilage
- Bone
- Skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle
- Nervous tissue

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Bentivoglio M. et al. Anatomia umana e istologia (Edizione 2) Minerva Medica 2010 978-88-7711-670-3
G. Sica et al Istologia per le professioni sanitarie Sorbona-IDELSON-GNOCCHI 2015 978-88-7947-593-8

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple-choice test

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