Learning outcomes of the course unit
The Course of Clinical Pathology is part of the Integrated Course of Medical Sciences1.
The course aims to enable the student to know and understand the main laboratory tests, in order to achieve the ability to use the knowledge and understanding gained in identifying the patient's problems related to the disease.
Course contents summary
The first lessons cover general topics regard to biological materials and preparation of the patient. The second part of the course addresses the main laboratory tests. The third part of the course covers the clinical interpretation of laboratory tests.
G. Federici: Medicina di laboratorio – McGraw – Hill (last edition)
Widmann: Interpretazione clinica degli esami di laboratorio – McGraw – Hill (ultima edizione)
Frontal lessons. During the lessons will discuss the issues related to laboratory tests and their interpretation
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course will include in-course tests with multiple choice quiz. At the oral exam by questions regarding the contents of the course will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the content and if it is able to apply the knowledge gained.