Upon the successful completion of the course, the student will be able:
- to understand causes and mechanisms underlying the main pathologic processes at cell, tissue and organism levels
- to apply the acquired knowledge to the comprehension of the pathophysiological aspects of human disease
- to correlate etiology and pathogenesis with structural/functional alterations, thus providing rational bases for the use of laboratory techniques
- to describe and discuss pathologic processes, demonstrating communication and learning skills through the proper use of the knowledge acquired and an adequate technical language.