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 5, 2020 al Dec 21, 2020.

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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 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
Bani et al. Istologia per le lauree triennali e magistrali Sorbona 2018 9788879476782

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple-choice test

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