Introduction to pathology.

lkine1027  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to pathology.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
3 credits
35.0 h
Q2
Language
French
Prerequisites

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
In the field of internal medicine five clinical problems are approached: obesity, sweet diabetes, high blood pressure and oedema, consequences of impregnation in glucocorticoides, alcohol and liver pathology. In the field of gerontology: the physiological characteristics of the old person, dehydration and malnutrition, dementia and delirium. In the field of the infectiology: the basic principles of sterility for the practice of the physical therapist. In the field of psychiatry: the different fields of application of the psychopathology in different areas of medicine, the parameters of the patients-care givers relationship, borders between normal and pathology. Lessons are systematically illustrated with concrete clinical case.
Content
The goal of the course is the learning of the fundamental knowledge about hospital hygiene and the main diagnosis in internal medecine and psychiatry.  An other goal is the understanding, with an integrative point of view of these tree matters, of the construct of a diagnosis in medecine.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Lectures. (face to face or distancing according to the sanitary conditions)
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Exam with 20 questions (unique choice). No negative quotation. In first and second session. (face to face or distancing according to the sanitary conditions) 
Online resources
The course materials is on ppt available on Moodle.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation