ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding.
Students need learn methods for studying the morphological and functional organization of the human body and in particular of: the cell, the tissues, the organs, with an overview of embryology; the anatomy and the histology of the human body, with special emphasis on the cardio-respiratory, urinary and nervous systems.;
Applying knowledge and understanding
Students must use the tools and methods for the study of the morphological and functional organization of the human body
Ability to reason about a protocol and methods for the study of morphological and functional organization of the human body.
Ability to understand and be understood in technical situations
Ability to summarize a technical procedure and to write a scientific progress report
Course contents summary
First lessons: to provide students with the knowledge of the cell and its components, the cell cycle, the stem cells and the processes of cell differentiation, the organization of the human body, the terminology and the body plans. Moreover, the concept of organ, apparatus and system .
The following lessons: tissue organization, description and composition of organs.
Latest lessons: Gross and microscopic anatomy of the systems and apparatus
Testi di riferimento Martini/Timmons/Tallitsch: 'ANATOMIA UMANA', EdiSES, Napoli.
Anatomia dell'Uomo 2° ed. (Ambrosi et al.) Ed. Edi-Ermes
Material given by the teacher
R. SCANDROGLIO: LA CELLULA; ED. SCIENTIFICHE OPPICI
R. SCANDROGLIO: I TESSUTI DEFINITIVI ED. SCIENTIFICHE OPPICI
Oral lesson, lectures. Practical lessons and direct experience on anatomical models.
Oral lesson, lectures. It will also handle the assimilation of the scientific literature concerning the methods, experimental protocols, animal models and procedures for the characterization of:1) the morphology and composition of the cells; 2) structural and morphological analysis of tissues in various organs.
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course consists of an written 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. Written examination by a multiple (four) choice tests. 15 questions on microscopic and gross anatomy and 15 questions on histology. Students must answer correctly at least to 18 questions.