SPECIALIST MEDICINE I
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course is part of Endocrinology Teaching Course or interato of Clinical Medicine.
The course aims to enable the student to know and to understand the essential elements of etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of major endocrinological diseases, also in order to allow the student the ability to use the knowledge and understanding gained in 'identify the patient's problems related to the condition of the person suffering from the disease of interest endocrinological and to prepare an appropriate care plan.
Elementary knowledge of anatomy and physiology of endocrine system and metabolism
Course contents summary
Introduction to the endocrine system. Hypothyroidism. Hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis. Nontoxic goiter. Thyroid cancer. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Anatomy and phisiology of the pituitary gland. Prolactinomas. Acromegaly. The afrenal glands
Physiology of thyroid
• Hyperthyroidism and Thyrotoxicosis
• Simple goiter, nodular goiter, thyroid nodule
• Cancer of the Thyroid
• Diabetes mellitus type 1, type 2 diabetes mellitus
• Iperprolattinemie and outline the functionality of the hypothalamic-pituitary
• Hyper and ipocortisolismi and notes on the pituitary-adrenal function
Malattie del sistema endocrino e del metabolismo.
Faglia G, Beck-Peccoz P, Spada A
Lectures, also using multimedial devices.
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course consists of an oral examination. Through questions about the contents of the course will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the content. Through questions regarding prevention strategies and preparation of a care plan will be determined whether the student has achieved the aim of applying the acquired knowledge.