Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to enable the student to know, understand and interpret the main laboratory tests.
Mandatory propedeutic examinations are defined by the Course Cuncil.
Relevant bases of Biochemistry, Physiology, Immunology and General Pathology should be adequately recalled.
Course contents summary
The lessons cover the issues related to laboratory tests and their interpretation.
A) Clinical pathology in hematology B) The laboratory in hemostasis
C) Inflammation and immunity
G. Federici: Medicina di laboratorio - Mc Graw Hill (last edition)
M. Ciaccio, G. Lippi: Biochimica Clinica e Medicina di Laboratorio - EdiSes (ultima edizione)
The slides used during the lectures will be made available on the Elly Platform.
The course will be conducted through interactive lectures in front of the students, with the aid of illustrative material that, at the end of the course, will be made available to students on Elly site (https://elly2020.medicina.unipr.it/) at the pages of the course.
Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented.
During the lessons we will discuss the issues related to laboratory tests and their interpretation topic will be exposed, encouraging students to ask questions on the basis of references that will be provided.
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the course will include a test with multiple choice quiz.
The student will be evaluated with votes ranging from 0 to 30, with 18 being the lowest vote to positively pass the exam. The final vote will be decided by mutual agreement among the teachers of the integrated course.