Postgraduate Specialisation in Haematology

Hematology (2019/2020)

Course code
4S003341
Credits
42
Coordinator
Mauro Krampera

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
DIDATTICA FRONTALE 6 MED/15-BLOOD DISEASES See the unit page See the unit page
ATTIVITA' PRATICA 36 MED/15-BLOOD DISEASES not yet allocated not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing students with the fundamental guidelines for understanding the pathophysiological bases, the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and the prognostic evaluation of hematological diseases that guide the Specialist in the clinical practice. Therefore the objectives of the course are as follows:
- contributing to the formation of a clinical-biological hematological culture that allows to assimilate new knowledge and new experience, both in the following phases of the course and in future professional practice;
- acquiring the capability of diagnosing correctly, prognostically evaluating and establishing the most appropriate treatment for hematological diseases.

Syllabus

- blood and bone marrow (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 and advanced cell therapies

Assessment methods and criteria

Students will be orally examined about at least one/two subjects dealing with Hematology.
The mark will derive from the comprehensive evaluation of the appropriateness of the answers and the acquired competence

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
S. Tura LEZIONI DI EMATOLOGIA 6° edizione - Società Editrice Esculapio, Bologna 2015
Castoldi G. e Liso V Malattie del sangue e degli organi emopoietici (Edizione 4) McGraw-Hill 2014
Paolo Corradini - Robin Foà Manuale di ematologia Minerva Medica 2014 8877118164




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