General Pathology

Course Information
TitleΓενική Παθολογία και Παθολογική Ανατομική / General Pathology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600017877

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2019-today)

Registered students: 310
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course537

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Sotiris Sotiriou
Class ID
1. Εργ. Γενικής Παθολογίας & Παθολογικής Ανατομικής
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be knowledgable about: 1 – The etiology of human diseases. 2 – The mechanisms of evolution (i.e., the pathogenesis) of diseases. 3 – Basic morphologic changes (gross and microscopic changes) in tissues and organs in various diseases. 4 – The molecular changes that cause the diseases. 5 – Basic laboratory methods with usefulness in diagnosis and research.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Cell injury, cell death and adaptations. Inflammation and repair. General pathology of infectious diseases. Genetic disorders. Disorders of the immune system. Neoplasia. Diseases associated with the environment and nutrition. Hemodynamic disorders, thromboembolism and shock.
Disease, causes, mechanisms, defence, neoplasia, circulation
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work70.3
Reading Assigment1535.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Robbins Βασική Παθολογική Ανατομική. Δέκατη έκδοση. Kumar, Abbas, Aster. Eπιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου, 2020 Βασική Παθολογική Ανατομική. Πέμπτη έκδοση. S.R. Lakhani, S.A. Dilly, C.J. Finlayson, M. Ghandi. Eπιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου, 2019
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