UNIT 1 MUSCOLOSKELETAL SYSTEM Anatomical terminology: terms of location and movement. Distinguish and define the long bones, short and flat. Know the classification of joints. Describe the skull, the and its jointsUNIT 2 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM Describe the systemic and pulmonary circulation, the shape, position and relation of the heart. Illustrate the circulation of blood in the fetus to term and the changes occurring at birth.Digestive system: describe the oral cavity and salivary glands, pharynx and esophagus in relation to their functions in digestion; have an overview of the peritoneum, explain how the peritoneal coating affects the motility of the peritoneal organs, describe the shape, position, relations and structure of the stomach, small and large intestine in relation to their functions; describe shape, position and relations of the liver and biliary tract correlating the structural features with function; understand the importance of portal system, describe shape, position and relations of the pancreas and explain its structure and functions.
Respiratory system: describe nasal cavities, paranasal sinuses, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, pleurae correlating structure with function. Describe the mediastinum.
History of medicine: Students will learn the theoretical principles of health promotion and be able to identify and deal with various types of problems related to prevention and health promotion and education; they will have knowledge of the evolution of medical sciences, with particular reference to preventive medicine, and will know the fundamental concept of the state of health of a population, in order to prevent discomfort and/or harmful effects caused by living and working conditions, with particular reference to groups considered most at risk.Using the history of medicine as interpretative and knowledge instrument for the present critical state in the medical and health circles.In this regard reference is made to the following Elementary Learning Units (UDE):1748 - Defining the nature of medical science and clinical practice and framing them in different historical and geographical contexts - CON 2, COM 11763 - Describing the discovery of DNA, antibiotics and other epochs of medical research - CON 2, COM 11765 Outline the relationship between humanism and the birth of medical science - CON 2, COM 11766 Indicate the movements and events that have marked the birth of modern science and the subsequent development of scientific medicine - CON 2, COM 11767 Describe the influence of Illuminismo ad Romanticismo on medicine - CON 2, COM 11769 - Outline the Development of Physiology in the Eighties and Contemporary Medicine - CON 2, COM 1