APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNICAL SCIENCES
cod. 15463

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course -
Professor
Claudio MACALUSO
Academic discipline
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate (MED/50)
Field
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
Related/supplementary
21 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND THE VISUAL SYSTEM

Learning objectives


The course aims to enable the student to learn and understand through lectures and interactive practices, the principles of operation of the human eye. Understanding these mechanisms will allow the student to approach the study of the physiology of the visual system as a whole.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student at the end of the course must develop adequate knowledge and understanding of the fundamental aspects of the physiology of the human eye.

Prerequisites

Course unit content


The module aims to provide basic information on the physiology of the human eye.

Full programme

General physiology of the human eye
The cornea
The lens, acoomodation
Intraocular pressure physiology

Bibliography


- GP Paliaga: L'esame del visus. Minerva Medica 1991
- Zeri, Rossetti, Fossetti, Calossi: Ottica visuale. SEU Società Editrice Universo, 2012
- M.Yanoff, JS. Duker: Ophthalmology Mosby 2004
- Tasman, Jaeger, eds. Duane's Ophthalmology. LWW 2006

Teaching methods

The course will be conducted through face-to-face in-person (classroom) lectures. Lectures may be conducted with the help of iconographic material collected in presentations that will be made available to students on the Elly platform (https://elly.medicina.unipr.it).

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination modalities of the integrated course

Other information