INTERNAL MEDICINE
cod. AZ05142

Academic year 2024/25
2° year of course - First semester
Professors
Academic discipline
Medicina interna (MED/09)
Field
Interdisciplinari e cliniche
Type of training activity
Characterising
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: Parma Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: MEDICAL CLINIC

Learning objectives

The course is part of General Medicine Teaching or integrated course of Medicine I. The course aims to enable the student to know and to understand the essential elements of etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of main endocrine disrorders and to relate these disease to the internal medicine general interest, giving the students the ability to identify the clinical problems and prepare a plan of care

Prerequisites

Knowledge of physiology , general pathology

Course unit content

Relationship between Internal medicine and main endocrine disorders

Full programme

The course will be particularly focused on the involvement of the internal medicine in the principal endocrine disorders. This will include the physical semiotics, clinical signs and laboratory evaluation of major diseases of the hypothalamic- pituitary axis, anterior and posterior pituitary, thyroid, adrenal cortex and medulla, testes and ovary.
• Main clinical pictures will be represented by : Acromegaly, Diabetes insipidus, hyper-and hypothyroidism, goiter, thyroiditis, thyroid nodule, Cushing's disease, pheochromocytoma, Addison’s disease

Bibliography

Medicina Interna - Renato Massini - 3^ Edizione - McGraw - Hill
Manuale di Medicina Interna - Ranuccio Nuti - Edizioni Minerva Medica

Teaching methods

The course will be held through lectures to Students in the classroom (“in presenza”). If needed, course will be held 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.
Slides will be used during the lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be written and will consist of answers to multiple questions concerning the main topics of the lectures( see below for the program).


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