Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Neurosurgical emergencies  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S008515
Name of lecturer
Alberto Feletti
Coordinator
Alberto Feletti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/27 - NEUROSURGERY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course is designed to provide students with the tools they need to:
- be able to recognize and manage the major emergencies of neurosurgical interest in the setting of First Aid, General Practice and Medical or Surgical Ward: cranial traumatology, spinal traumatology, radicular and medullary syndromes (for example from disc herniation), cerebral haemorrhages , intracranial hypertension;
- correctly use diagnostic scales such as the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) and the ASIA scale (American Spinal Injury Association), also through practical exercises.

Syllabus

1) Intracranial hypertension
2) Traumatic Brain Injury
3) Traumatic and degenerative spinal diseases
4) Cerebral hemorrhages
5) Hydrocephalus

Assessment methods and criteria

Attendance-based idoneity
The course is open to students of the fifth and sixth years

To contact the Professor: alberto.feletti@univr.it

Schedule and location:
04/11/2020 at 18:00-19:30 Biblioteca della Neurochirurgia, Ospedale Geriatrico, Piano -1, Borgo Trento
11/11/2020 at 18:00-19:30 Biblioteca della Neurochirurgia, Ospedale Geriatrico, Piano -1, Borgo Trento
18/11/2020 at 18:00-19:30 Biblioteca della Neurochirurgia, Ospedale Geriatrico, Piano -1, Borgo Trento
25/11/2020 at 18:00-19:30 Biblioteca della Neurochirurgia, Ospedale Geriatrico, Piano -1, Borgo Trento
02/12/2020 at 18:00-19:30 Biblioteca della Neurochirurgia, Ospedale Geriatrico, Piano -1, Borgo Trento

Based on the pandemic situation, the course can eventually be switched to online-course through Zoom





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