Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding.
Students need learn the fundaments of the physiology of different organs in the adult;
Applying knowledge and understanding
Students must use known physiological mechanisms in order to better understand work related diseases
Ability to reason about physiological basis of the procedures finalized to reduce the development of risks and hazards in the workplace
Ability to understand and be understood in technical situations with physicians
Ability to summarize a technical procedure and to write a scientific progress report
Course contents summary
first lessons: Principles of general physiology.
the following lessons: description of the physiology of the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system and the endocrine system
Respiratory, cardiovascular and endocrine physiology.
R. Berne e M. Levy. Principi di Fisiologia. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana. 2002
Fascicles will dispensed by the teacher
Oral lesson, lectures. Assimilation of scientific literature concerning the methods, the experimental protocols, the animal models, stem cell culture isolation and characterization procedures.
Assessment methods and criteria
End-of-term evaluation and continuous assessment. Written examination by a multiple (four) choice tests.
11 questions on microscopic and gross anatomy. Score: 1 point for a correct answer, -0.1 for a wrong answer. Students must totalize >6.0.