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

Morphological and functional fundamentals of life - ISTOLOGIA

Course code
4S000039
Name of lecturer
Anna Maria Chiarini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/17 - HISTOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VICENZA
Period
INF. VI 1° anno 1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2014 al Dec 19, 2014.

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Lesson timetable

INF. VI 1° anno 1° semestre

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Learning outcomes

Histology is the study of the tissues of the body and how these tissues are arranged to costituite organs. The aim of histology course is to let students comprehend the basic knowledge they need to undertake successefully the rest of their academic learning programs.

Syllabus

Cytology: eukaryotic cell: plasma membrane, cytoplasm, cytoplasmic organelles (endoplasmic reticulum:rough and smooth, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria,ribosomes, lysosomes).
Cytoskeleton (general structure and function),nuclear envelope, nucleus (chromatin, DNA organization and chromosomes),nucleolus, cell cycle (mitosis).
Histology: epithelial tissues, characteristic features of epithelial cells. Types of epithelia:
Covering or lining epithelia, glandular epithelia (exocrine and endocrine glands: examples).
Connettive tissue: cells of connective tissue: fibroblasts and residential cells. Fibers: collagen, reticular fibers, elastic fibers, ground substance.
Adipose tissue: white and brown
Cartilage: hyaline, elastic cartilage, fibrocartilage. Cells and the matrix.
Bone: bone cells, bone matrix.
Blood: cells and serum/plasma.
Muscle tissue: skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, smooth muscle. Cells and organization.
Central and peripheral nervous system: neurons and glial cells.

Book:
JUNQUEIRA'S Basic Histology - Text & Atlas (12th Edition)
Anthony L. Mescher
McGraw Hill Lange

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination: written open questions with suggestions.
A written intermediate test regarding the first part of the program is offered during the course. The intermediate test is valid until the end of the academic year. Students that have not passed successfully the intermediate test must repeat the complete program examination. When the complete test has been positively passed it must not be attended again.





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