cod. 14327

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Endocrinologia (MED/13)
Clinica delle specialità medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: DIGESTIVE PATHOLOGIES

Learning objectives

Differential diagnosis of main endocrinological diseases


As required by the School of Medicine

Course unit content

Basic knowledge of main pathophysiological, diagnostic and clinical features of endocrinological diseases

Full programme

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

Teaching methods

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-disabilita-dsa-bes)

Under exceptional circumstances, multiple choice questionnaire may be used.

Other information

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