SPECIALIST MEDICINE II
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course has the aim to describe to the students the main morbid pictures of nephrologic and urologic interest (etiopathogenetic, clinical and basic therapeutic aspects will be treated).
Elementary knowledge of anatomy and physiology of urinary system.
Course contents summary
The lessons concern the pathophysiology of hydration. Acid-base and electrolyte disorders. The clinical aspects of renal pathology. Renal failure and its therapy. Urinary tract infections and tumors. Calculosis. Pathophysiology of the bladder. Main drugs of nephrologic interest.
Schena – Selvaggi : Malattie dei Reni e delle Vie Urinarie. McGraw Hill Ed
Lectures and discussion, also using multimedial tools
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 translating the acquired knowledge into clinical practice.