Course instructors are responsible for the course content descriptions in English.
Cardiovascular pathology. Pathology of the head and neck. Mediastinum and pulmonary pathology. Pathology of gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Pathology of the endocrine system. Pathology of the kidney and urinary tract. Pathology of the male genital system. Pathology of the female genital system and breasts. Pathology of lymph nodes, bone marrow, and spleen. Pathology of bone, joints, and soft tissue. Dermopathology. Pathology of the nervous system. Muscle pathology. Ocular pathology.
Competencies and learning outcomes
- Understand and recognize the normal structure and function of the human body at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, and system levels, during different life stages in both sexes.
- Understand and recognize the effects, mechanisms, and manifestations of disease on the structure and function of the human body.
- Anatomic pathology of different body systems.
- Biochemical, cytogenetic, and molecular biological markers applied to clinical diagnosis.
- Learn how to obtain and process a biological specimen for examination using different diagnostic procedures.
Objectives (Learning outcomes)
- 011 General information: Understanding the Pathology as an integral diagnostic discipline in the specialties clínicas.Estudiar the clinicopathological aspects and implications of the pathological lesion in the pathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases. Influencing pathology of common clinical presentation through organized and specific morphological lesions in each system or device study. Anatomoclinical understand the concept as morphostructural basis of specific diseases.
- 022 Specific: Identifying the basic study of pathological lesions and their clinical significance by systems or devices. Training in identifying pathological lesions and their clinical correlation, through the development of structured and oriented problem solving practical cases. Anatomoclinical training in thinking through exercises clinicopathological correlation in different systems or devices.
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- Kumar, Abbas, Fausto, Aster. "Patología Estructural y Funcional". Elseviers España S.A.
Methodology and grading
- Cooperative learning: Develop active learning through cooperative working strategies among students and promote shared responsibility to reach group goals.
- Problem-based learning: Develop active learning strategies through problem solving that promote thinking, experimentation, and decision making in the student.
- Solving exercises and problems: Exercise, test, and apply previous knowledge through routine repetition.
- The evaluation of the course includes the following sections:a) Theoretical evaluation. 60-70 multiple-choice questions with a single valid option five, which is valued as follows:Hit A pointWrong Answer: 0.25 point penaltyQuestion blank: No Score nor penalized.The test duration is 1 hour.b) Assessment practice. attitude, commitment and knowledge of the student during his stay in the hospital will be assessed. The practices are mandatory to pass the course.