Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Verona)

Prevention oro-dental diseases - FISIOLOGIA DELL'ALIMENTAZIONE E DISTURBI CORRELATI

Course code
4S000302
Name of lecturer
Rachele Ciccocioppo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/12 - GASTROENTEROLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 2 Semestre CLID VR dal Mar 4, 2019 al May 3, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student should be able to know:
- the pathways and anatomical structures involved in the appetite,
- digestion with its oral, gastric and intestinal phases,
- the anatomy and physiology of motor functions relevant for the function of swallowing,
- right diet for different age,
- recognize the lesions of the oral cavity due to systemic diseases and deficiencies,
- eating behavior disorders

Syllabus

Appetite:
- the student must achieve a deep knowledge on anatomical structures and neuro-sensorial pathways involved in the regulation of appetite.
Digestion:
- the student must achieve a deep knowledge on anatomical structures and mechanisms involved in the oral, gastric and intestinal phases of digestion.
Swallowing function:
- the student must be able to describe and recognize the anatomical structures and neuro-muscolar reflexes involved in the swallowing function.
Diet:
- the student must achieve a deep knowledge on the different energetic need depending on different age and activity, on right diet with special reference to mediterranean diet.
Oral cavity:
- the student must be able to recognize the lesions of the oral cavity occurring during systemic diseases and deficiency status.
Eating behavior disorders:
- the student must be able to recognize the clinical findings of bulimia and anorexia.


Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
UNIGASTRO Manuale di Gastroenterologia Editrice Gastroenterologica Italiana 2019 8849005636

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with questions with multiple choice answers and free text.



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