cod. 08718

Academic year 2017/18
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Anatomia patologica (MED/08)
Scienze e tecniche di laboratorio biomedico
Type of training activity
64 hours
of face-to-face activities
8 credits
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Learning objectives

The main purpose of this course is to provide the teorical bases of pathology related to the practical activity as a Biomedical Laboratory Technician


The main prerequisites are: knowledge of histology, anatomy and general pathology. In addition, the student must have taken part in the training at the anatomic pathology laboratory

Course unit content

Being aware of the practical actions performed in an atomic pathology laboratory

Full programme

Generalities of pathology
Grading and staging of a tumor
Autopsy: definition, applications, diagnostic techniques
Diagnostic techniques of anatomic pathology relevant to: digestive system pathology, respiratory system pathology, cardiovascular pathology, urinary system pathology, genital apparatus of both genders pathology, bone and soft tissue pathology, head and neck pathology, breast pathology, skin pathology, central nervous system pathology


Robbins Basic Pathology, 10th Edition

Rubin's Pathology, 7e Clinicopathologic Foundations of Medicine

Teaching methods

Theoretical and practical lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

Theoretical knowledge examination

Other information

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