SPECIALIST MEDICINE II
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Acquisition of knowledge and understanding of the main oncologic diseases, laboratory and instrumental investigations, therapeutic strategies and tools, and specific aspects of nursing in the various conditions. The course has also the objective to provide the students with basic judging on patient condition, with tools for a correct communication on oncology issues, and with the basis for further studies.
Course contents summary
Classification and analysis of the major oncologic diseases, with basic notions on epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations and principles of therapy.
Oncology: general principles on neoplastic proliferation. Cancer of breast, lung, gastro-enteric tract, (esophageal, gastric, liver, pancreas, colorectal), urogenital tract in male and female with main notions on ethiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment.
Medicina Interna, Renato Massini, Serie Laurea Infermieristica, McGraw Hill, Quarta edizione.
T.R. Harrison, Principi di Medicina Interna, 17° Edizione
Lessons with slides and videos and discussion with students.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam on the whole program in one single session with other sections of clinical medicine integrated course. The knowledge and understanding of the subjects included in the program, reasoning capacity on the problems of internal medicine patients, the acquisition of a correct terminology and the possible personal elaboration will be evaluated. Final score results from academic board consultation, based on the grading obtained in each course section.