Knowledge of biomedical sciences, for the understanding of biological phenomena, mechanisms of functioning of organs and systems and physiological phenomena to alterations of metabolism and caloric-nutritional intake of the patient in adulthood and geriatric age
Knowledge of medical and surgical sciences for a correct understanding of the physiopathological elements related to the consequences of malnutrition in the evolution and prognosis of diseases.
Knowledge of Prevention Sciences and health services, to achieve the ability to analyze health problems and possible therapeutic responses in the field of clinical nutrition
Traditional ex cathedra
Lectures for 10 hours
To integrate the knowledge gained in the various clinical disciplines in order to put the student in a position to understand the epidemiology, the specificity and the clinical presentation of diseases related to metabolism and energy intake and nutritional patient's age adult and geriatric; to know the consequences of malnutrition in the evolution and prognosis of diseases. To know the principles of nutrition and proper caloric and nutritional needs of the patient in adulthood and geriatric in order to program the most correct therapeutic procedure in the context of clinical nutrition.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: The student will need to know the epidemiology, specificity and clinical presentation of the major diseases associated with alterations in metabolism and caloric nutrition; Will need to know the fundamental differences between the adult and the elderly, the metabolism and the correct caloric / nutritional needs of the adult and geriatric patient so that the most appropriate therapeutic route can be programmed in clinical nutrition.
ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: The student must acquire the ability to apply the concepts relating to the pathophysiologic, semeiotic and therapeutic principles of medical-surgical and geriatric disorders, contextualized within the scope of clinical nutrition.
DECISION-MAKING AUTONOMY: The student must acquire basic knowledge to know and know how to independently apply clinical reasoning as a guide to the choice of options that make up the various phases of therapeutic intervention in clinical nutrition.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: The student must acquire sufficient mastery of the technical language and specialized terminology contextualized in the field of nutrition treatment; It must also acquire the basic principles of effective and empathic communication with the patient.
LEARNING ABILITIES: Learning ability will be stimulated through powerpoint presentations and classroom discussion, also aimed at verifying the actual understanding of the topics discussed.
G. Guarnieri, R. Situlin, G. Toigo: Dietetica e Nutrizione Clinica; Ed Masson
1. Written exam in the form of multiple choice quizzes.
2. The exam is divided into 25 questions pertaining to the teaching topics on the program, each with five possible answers, one of which is the exact answer.
3. The student has 30 minutes to complete the test, so he has an average of one minute for each question.
4. The score is 1 for each correct answer, 0 for each wrong answer or absent.
How to prescribe a diet, Chronic Protein and Energy Malnutrition - assessment of nutritional status; Dietary therapy of Obesity; Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis, The Mediterranean Diet - The role of MUFA and Omega-3; Artificial nutrition