cod. PR20836

Academic year 2022/23
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Patologia clinica (MED/05)
Scienze medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
course unit

Integrated course unit module: PERIOPERATIVE MEDICINE

Learning objectives

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 unit content

The lessons cover the issues related to laboratory tests and their interpretation.

Full programme

A) Clinical pathology in hematology
B) The laboratory in hemostasis
C) Inflammation and immunity
D) renal function
D) hepatic function


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.

Teaching methods

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 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

No interim examination. During the oral examination of the Course of Laboratory Medicine, one of the questions will concern Clinical Pathology; it will allow to verify whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the content and if it is able to apply the knowledge gained.
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.

Other information

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