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

Morphological and functional fundamentals of life [Matricole dispari] - ISTOLOGIA

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Name of lecturer
Paolo Fabene
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
INF VR 1° ANNO 1° SEM dal Oct 5, 2020 al Dec 18, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course introduces the student to the ability of describing the human’s body structure from the macroscopic level to the microscopic level in health conditions and to know the essential morphologic characteristics of systems, organs, tissues, cells and subcellular structures of the human body and their main related Morphofunctional. It also proposes the study of the physiological phenomena of the various systems, in a holistic view , from the cell to the whole organism and to recognize the principles of homeostasis and the control mechanisms that oversee them and the major adjustments in non- basal conditions.


Histological, cytological and tissue methods and survey tools:
- Epithelial (glandular lining)
- Muscolar
- Connective tissue ( cartilage,bone,fat,alas,dense )
- Blood
- Nervous tissue (central and peripheral)

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Bentivoglio M. et al. Anatomia umana e istologia (Edizione 2) Minerva Medica 2010 978-88-7711-670-3
Gianpaolo Papaccio Atlante di Istologia (Edizione 3) Idelson Gnocchi 2017 9788879476591
Adamo S., Comoglio P., Molinaro M., Siracusa G., Stefanini M., Ziparo E. Istologia per i Corsi di Laurea in Professioni Sanitarie PICCIN 2006 88-299-1803-2
G. Sica et al Istologia per le professioni sanitarie Sorbona-IDELSON-GNOCCHI 2015 978-88-7947-593-8

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam.

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