cod. 1002264

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Istologia (BIO/17)
Formazione clinica interdisciplinare e medicina basata sulle evidenze
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: HISTOLOGY AND EMBRYOLOGY

Learning objectives

The student will learn the techniques of preparing a histological slide and observing the tissues included in the Histology program under an optical microscope.


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Course unit content

Optical microscope histological investigation techniques.

Full programme

Technological foundations for the optical microscope investigation of animal tissues.
Analytical methods and histochemical methods of biochemical investigation. Morphological investigation microscopy techniques. The microscopes. Utility and technical limitations of the various microscopes. The stable histological preparations. Preparation of stable histological preparations.
Principles of reading a histological preparation.


The main books adopted are:
-M. Mattioli Belmonte et al. ISTOLOGIA UMANA; Casa Editrice Idelson-Gnocchi, ed. 2021
-NM Maraldi et al. ISTOLOGIA MEDICA; Casa Editrice Edi Ermes ed. 2016
-NM Maraldi et al. BIOLOGIA-CITOLOGIA MEDICA; Casa Editrice Edi Ermes ed. 2016
-A.L. Kierszenbaum, L.L. Tres ISTOLOGIA Dalle basi molecolari alle correlazioni cliniche; Casa Editrice EDRA, ed. 2020

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination, multiple choice test.
In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
structured written test conducted remotely (by Teams and Elly). The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions on the course contents (reference texts + documents uploaded to Elly during the course). There is no penalty for incorrect answers.
The final mark, reported directly on Esse3, will correspond to the arithmetic average of the assessments obtained in the written test.
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

Other information

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