Learning outcomes of the course unit
Differential diagnosis of main endocrinological diseases
As required by the School of Medicine
Course contents summary
Basic knowledge of main pathophysiological, diagnostic and clinical features of endocrinological diseases
1. General Endocrinology 2. Pathophysiology and Diseases of Hypothalamus 3. Pathophysiology and Diseases of the Pituitary Gland. 4. Pathophysiology and Diseases of the Thyroid Gland. 5. Pathophysiology and Diseases of the Adrenal Glands. 6. Pathophysiology and Diseases of the Parathyroid Glands. 7. Multiple Endocrinopathies. 8. COVID-19 and Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Endocrine Diseases in: Kumar & Clark’s, Clinical Medicine - 9th Edition
Colao A., Giugliano D., Riccardi G. – Endocrinologia & Malattie del Metabolismo – 2° Edizione - Idelson-Gnocchi
The course will be held through lectures to Students either in the classroom (“in presenza”) or in synchronous-streaming (“in telepresenza”) on the Teams platform. Therefore, the opportunity of Student/Teacher interaction will be preserved both face to face and remotely, by the simultaneous use of the Teams platform.
Lectures will be supported by slide presentations, some of which will be available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly.medicina.unipr.it).
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination (in English on special request).
Range of assessment values: 1-30 (30 best)
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le-eli-che-supporto-studenti-con-disabil...)
Under exceptional circumstances, multiple choice questionnaire may be used.