INTERNSHIP OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide the student with the theoretical and practical basis for a correct management of patients suffering from infectious diseases either hospitalized or followed in the outpatient clinic
Semeiology and microbiology basis
Course contents summary
Anamnesis, physical examination, diagnosis and therapy of infectious disease cases hospitalized in the Unit of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology of Parma; participation in the visit of patients with HCV, HIV, HBV infections followed in the outpatient clinic; participation in the diagnostic (flow cytometry and serum biochemistry) and research (immunopathogenesis of HBV and HCV infections) laboratory activity; participation in the ultrasound activity conducted on patients with liver diseases.
Hospitalized patients: anamnesis, physical examination, diagnosis and therapy of infectious disease cases. Ultrasound section: participation in the ultrasound activity conducted on patients with liver diseases. Laboratory section: illustration of the use of flow cytometry and serum biochemistry in diagnosis and immunological assays of humoral and cell-mediated immunity in the activity of laboratory research in the field of the immunopathogenesis of HBV and HCV infections
Leonardo Calza. Principi di malattie infettive. Società Editrice Esculapio.
Mauro Moroni, Roberto Esposito, Fausto De Lalla. Malattie Infettive. Società Editrice Masson
Direct involvement of the student in the reasoned evaluation of clinical cases relative to patients either hospitalized or visited in the outpatient clinic or undergoing diagnostic ultrasound examinations for infectious diseases. Interships will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented.
Assessment methods and criteria
Questions on the discussed topics and autonomous execution of the different phases of the physical examination.