Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques

3 years degree course taught in English
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Graduates in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques are the health professionals who are responsible, within the laboratory structures, for the correct fulfillment of the analytical procedures and for their work; they carry out their own work activity with professional – technical autonomy, in direct collaboration with the graduate personnel of the laboratory, who are in charge of the various respective operational responsibilities. The first level Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (SNT / 3-Degree Class in Technical Health Professions) is aimed at training healthcare professionals who are entrusted with the duties set forth by the D. M. of the Ministry of Health n. 745 of 26th September 1994, and subsequent amendments and additions, and which must hold the following qualifications: background of scientific and theoretical – practical competence necessary to be qualified to practice the profession of Biomedical Laboratory Sanitary Technician and of the methodology and culture necessary for the practice of constant teaching, as well as a level of professional, decision-making and operational autonomy deriving from a theoretical and practical training that also includes the acquisition of behavioral skills and that is achieved in the same specific work context, so as to ensure, at the end of the training course, full mastery of all the necessary skills and their immediate spending at the workplace;

  • ability to carry out laboratory analysis and research activities, related to biomedical and biotechnological analyses and in particular biochemistry, clinical biochemistry, microbiology and virology, drug-toxicology, immunology, clinical pathology, hematology, cytology and histopathology, medical genetics, transfusion medicine.
  • ability to check and verify the correct operation of the equipment used
  • ability to correctly fulfil analytical procedures and of their own work, within the scope of the respective functions, by applying work protocols.
  • ability to collaborate with the various professional figures in group health activities
  • ability to contribute to the training of support staff and to contribute directly to the updating of their professional profile
  • ability to contribute to research, for the respective skills.
  • ability to apply, in professional decisions, also the principles of health economics, to the benefit of the community.

The objective is to train new graduates with high theoretical and practical knowledge of innovative methodologies, so as to make them more attractive in specific work environments. Graduates will be able to access advanced training courses, first level master’s degrees and master’s degrees, as per the relevant announcements of selections.

Professional opportunities

Graduates in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques may find work opportunities either as an employee in public laboratory facilities (Hospitals, University Polyclinics, Research Institutes, Zoo-prophylactic Institutes and others) or private (private analyses laboratories and others),or as solo practitioners

Graduates in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques are the health professionals who are responsible, within the laboratory structures, for the correct fulfillment of the analytical procedures and for their work; they carry out their own work activity with professional – technical autonomy, in direct collaboration with the graduate personnel of the laboratory, who are in charge of the various respective operational responsibilities.

The first level Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (SNT / 3-Degree Class in Technical Health Professions) is aimed at training healthcare professionals who are entrusted with the duties set forth by the D. M. of the Ministry of Health n. 745 of 26th September 1994, and subsequent amendments and additions, and which must hold the following qualifications:

  • background of scientific and theoretical – practical competence necessary to be qualified to practice the profession of Biomedical Laboratory Sanitary Technician and of the methodology and culture necessary for the practice of constant teaching, as well as a level of professional, decision-making and operational autonomy deriving from a theoretical and practical training that also includes the acquisition of behavioral skills and that is achieved in the same specific work context, so as to ensure, at the end of the training course, full mastery of all the necessary skills and their immediate spending at the workplace;
  • ability to carry out laboratory analysis and research activities, related to biomedical and biotechnological analyses and in particular biochemistry, clinical biochemistry, microbiology and virology, drug-toxicology, immunology, clinical pathology, hematology, cytology and histopathology, medical genetics, transfusion medicine.
  • ability to check and verify the correct operation of the equipment used
  • ability to correctly fulfil analytical procedures and of their own work, within the scope of the respective functions, by applying work protocols.
  • ability to collaborate with the various professional figures in group health activities
  • ability to contribute to the training of support staff and to contribute directly to the updating of their professional profile
  • ability to contribute to research, for the respective skills.
  • ability to apply, in professional decisions, also the principles of health economics, to the benefit of the community.

The objective is to train new graduates with high theoretical and practical knowledge of innovative methodologies, so as to make them more attractive in specific work environments.

Graduates will be able to access advanced training courses, first level master’s degrees and master’s degrees, as per the relevant announcements of selections.

Professional opportunities

Graduates in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques may find work opportunities either as an employee in public laboratory facilities (Hospitals, University Polyclinics, Research Institutes, Zoo-prophylactic Institutes and others) or private (private analyses laboratories and others),or as solo practitioners.

 

I YEAR – I SEM.

CFU TOT

SSD

SUBJECT

CFU PARTIAL

MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS AND INFORMATION TECNOLOGY

8

 

 

 

 

 

fis/07

Medical Physics

3

 

 

med/01

Medical Statistics

3

 

 

inf/01

Information Technology

2

HISTOLOGY,BIOLOGY,ANATOMY AND GENETICS

8

 

 

 

 

 

bio/17

Histology

2

 

 

bio/16

Human Anatomy

2

 

 

bio/13

General and Cellular biology

2

 

 

med/03

Medical Genetics

2

BIOCHEMISTRY, PHYSIOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY

10

 

 

 

 

 

bio/09

Physiology

2

 

 

bio/10

Biochemistry

4

 

 

bio/12

Applied Biochemistry

1

 

 

med/07

Microbiology

2

 

 

med/46

Technical Sciences of Laboratory Medicine

1

I YEAR – II SEM.

 

 

 

 

MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

8

 

 

 

 

 

med/07

Microbiology, Bacteriology, Virology

4

 

 

med/42

Hygiene and Enviromental prevention

1

 

 

vet/06

General Parasitology

1

 

 

med/46

Technical Sciences of Laboratory Medicine

2

SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH

3

 

 

3

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SEMINAR ACTIVITIES

2

 

 

2

CLINICAL PRACTICE

20

med/46

 

20

PROFESSIONAL LABORATORIES

1

 

 

1

CFU TOTAL I AA

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II YEAR – I SEM.

CFU TOT

SSD

SUBJECT

CFU PARTIAL

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY,CLINICAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND APPLIED STATISTICS

6

 

 

 

 

 

bio/12

Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology

2

 

 

ing-inf/05

Data Processing systems

1

 

 

secs-s/02

Experimental research Statistics

1

 

 

med/46

Technical sciences of Laboratory Medicine

2

GENERAL AND CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

7

 

 

 

 

 

med/04

General and Cellular Pathology

2

 

 

med/05

Clinical Pathology and Immunohematology

3

 

 

med/46

Technical Sciences of Laboratory Medicine

2

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND IMMUNOLOGY

6

 

 

 

 

 

bio/12

Laboratory Biochemistry

2

 

 

med/04

General Pathology (Immunology, Physiopathology)

3

 

 

med/46

Technical Sciences of Laboratory Medicine

1

II YEAR – II SEM.

CFU TOT

SSD

SUBJECT

CFU PARTIAL

PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY

5

 

 

 

 

 

med/08

Fundamentals of histopathology and special Histopathology

4

 

 

med/46

Technical Sciences of Medical Laboratory-Histo-Cystopathology

1

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACEUTICAL TOXICOLOGY

5

 

 

 

 

 

bio/12

Special Clinical Biochemistry

2

 

 

bio/14

Pharmaceutical Toxicology and galenic Pharmacology

3

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SEMINAR ACTIVITIES

2

 

 

2

ELECTIVE COURSES

3

 

 

3

CLINICAL PRACTICE

25

med/46

 

25

PROFESSIONAL LABORATORIES

1

 

 

1

CFU TOTAL II AA

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

III YEAR – I SEM.

CFU TOT

SSD

SUBJECT

CFU PARTIAL

MICROBIOLOGICAL DIAGNOSTICS

6

 

 

 

 

 

med/07

Bacteriological, Virological, Mycological Diagnostics

3

 

 

vet/06

Parasitological Diagnostics

1

 

 

med/46

Diagnostic Laboratory Techniques

2

PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY II

5

 

 

 

 

 

med/08

Elements of autopsy, cytopathological, histological diagnostics, autopsy techniques

4

 

 

med/46

Molecular Pathology Techniques

1

ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

11

 

 

 

 

 

secs-p/07

Business Administration

2

 

 

secs-p/02

Political Economy

4

 

 

med/42

Hygiene and environmental prevetion

1

 

 

med/44

Occupational Medicine

1

 

 

med/43

Forensic Medicine

1

 

 

med/02

History of Medicine

2

III YEAR – II SEM.

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY AND BLOOD DISEASES

11

 

 

 

 

 

med/06

Medical Oncology

5

 

 

med/15

Blood diseases, oncohematology

5

 

 

med/36

Diagnostic Imaging

1

ELECTIVE COURSES

3

 

 

3

CLINICAL PRACTICE

15

med/46

 

15

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SEMINAR ACTIVITIES

2

 

 

2

PROFESSIONAL LABORATORIES

1

 

 

1

FINAL EXAM

6

 

 

6

CFU TOTAL III AA

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CFU TOTAL

180

 

 

 

 

Prerequisites

The prerequisites needed by students who wish to enroll in the Degree course in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques are:

  • Adequate initial preparation according to what is foreseen by the current regulations to enter courses with a nationally limited number of participants
  • Good predisposition to human contact
  • Good team working skills
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Ability to autonomously acquire new knowledge and information by evaluating them critically.

Possession of a study title that meets one of the following criteria:

  • a secondary school diploma that gives access to the University, issued by a state or equivalent educational institution of the Italian education system in Italy or abroad;
  • final qualification of secondary education issued by an institution belonging to a foreign school system, located in Italy or abroad, obtained following a course of at least 12 years of schooling;
  • final qualification of secondary education obtained in a school system that includes 10 or 11 years of schooling, supplemented with one or two years of university, provided that all the exams scheduled for those academic years have been passed.

Candidates enrolled in the last year of secondary school can also participate in the selections at the state and private school institutions of the Italian education system or at a foreign secondary education institution that allows the achievement of a valid qualification for admission to courses of higher education of the Italian system with the condition, if the test results are positive, to present the diploma or qualification just obtained at the time of the subsequent enrolment to the courses, under penalty of exclusion from the list of admitted candidates. Students already in possession of an academic degree (obtained in Italy or abroad) and those who come from another degree course or university degree are required to observe the same procedures indicated in this call for applications and take part in the admission test.

EU Candidates

Entry to the Master’s Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery and to the other courses of Medical School is regulated by a multiple choice written admission test. UniCamillus admission test consists of a written test in Italian, composed of sixty multiple choice questions of logical reasoning (25), general knowledge (5), biology (10), chemistry (10), and physics and mathematics (10), which have five response options, among which the candidate must identify only one, discarding the wrong, arbitrary or less likely conclusions. The test will last 70 minutes. Following the completion of the test, a single ranking list based on the score achieved by each candidate in the admission test will be drawn up. For further information please consult CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2019/20 FOR THE ADMISSION OF EU STUDENTS IN THE DEGREE IN MIDWIFERY AND BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES IN ITALIAN

Non EU candidates

The entry test for all Degree Courses is the UCAT test. Entry to the Master’s Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery and to the other courses of Medical School is regulated by a multiple choice written admission test and a speaking test. The UCAT is developed and delivered by the UKCAT Consortium. Information regarding test content and how to prepare for the test can be found here (www.ukcat.ac.uk). UCAT is a computer-based test to be taken at certified test centres (see Annex 1) and lasts two hours. The test consists of five separate sections to be passed within a set time and each consists of a series of multiple choice questions. Additional time is granted to candidates with proven disabilities or particular medical conditions.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsPoints (min-max)
Verbal Reasoning Establishes the ability to critically evaluate information presented in written form.44300 – 900
Decision-Making Establishes the ability to make decisions and make correct judgments using complex information.29300 – 900
Quantitative Reasoning Establishes the ability to critically evaluate information presented in numerical form.36300 – 900
Abstract Reasoning Establishes the ability to use convergent and divergent reasoning to infer relationships between different elements and information.55300 – 900
TOTAL1641200-3600
 
Situational Assessment It measures the ability to understand real situations and identify the critical factors and the most appropriate behavior to face them.69Level 1-4

The overall assessment is obtained by summing the scores of the Verbal Reasoning, Decision-making, Quantitative Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning sections. The “Situational Assessment” section is not relevant for the final score. For details on the modalities of the UCAT test, please visit www.ukcat.ac.uk. UniCamillus draws up the final ranking based on the results scored in the UCAT test.   For further information please consult CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2019/20FOR THE ADMISSION OF NON EU STUDENTS IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS  

Text Books

TitleAuthorSubjectEditorProfessor
Primer of Biostatistics, Seventh Ed.Stanton A. GlantzMedical StatisticsMcGraw Hill EducationL. P. Weltert
Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow (16th edition) Deborah Morley and Charles S. ParkerInformation TechnologyCengage Learning (Pentalibro a Roma)A. D’Ambrogio
Concise Histology – 1st Edition Leslie Gartner James HiattHistologyElsevierV. Rossi
Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology- 11st Edition Frederic H. Martini, Judi L. Nath, Edwin F. BartholomewHistologyPearsonV. Rossi
Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology- 11st Edition Frederic H. Martini, Judi L. Nath, Edwin F. BartholomewHuman AnatomyPearsonM. Barchi
Human AnatomyMartini, Timmons, TallitschHuman AnatomyPearsonM. Barchi
Principles of Human AnatomyGerard J. Tortora, Mark NielsenHuman AnatomyWileyM. Barchi
Gray’s Basic Anatomy Richard Drake A. Wayne Vogl Adam MitchellHuman AnatomyElsevierM. Barchi
Essential Cell Biology-Fourth EditionBruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Karen Hopkin, Alexander D Johnson, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter WalterGeneral and Cellular BiologyW.W. Norton & Company, Inc.A. Michienzi
Medical Genetics Lynn Jorde John Carey Michael BamshadMedical GeneticsElsevierC. Ciccacci
The basics of Microbiology Richard A. Harvey, Pamela C. Champe, Bruce D. FisherMicrobiology, bacteriology, virologyWolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & WilkinsD. Armenia
Didactic Material provided by the teacher Hygiene and Environmental Prevention L. Palombi
Didactic Material provided by the teacher General Parasitology D. Di Cave
Didactic Material provided by the teacher Technical Sciences of Laboratory Medicine F. Marcuccilli
Berne & Levy Physiology, Sixth Updated EditionBruce Koeppen Bruce StantonPhysiologyElsevierG. Pallone
Human Physiology: from Cells to Systems, 9th EditionLauralee SherwoodPhysiologyCengage Learning (Pentalibro a Roma)G. Pallone
Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology 13th EditionJohn HallPhysiologyElsevier (+ Saunders)G. Pallone
BiochemistryDenise FerrierBiochemistryWolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRosato/Di Venere
BiochemistryDenise FerrierBiochemistryWolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & WilkinsC. Montagna
The basics of Microbiology Richard A. Harvey, Pamela C. ChampeBruce D. FisherMicrobiologyWolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & WilkinsD. Armenia
Didactic Material provided by the teacher Technical Sciences of Laboratory Medicine P. Casalino
Oxford English for careers. Nursing.  Student’s book 1-2Tony Grice, Antoniette MeehanScientific EnglishOxford University PressC. Crinella
English for nurses and healthcare providers Francesca Malaguti, Ilaria Parini, Megan Rosalind RobertsScientific EnglishZanichelli, Casa Editrice AmbrosianaC. Crinella
English grammar in use R. MurphyScientific EnglishCambridge University Press, Loescher EditoreC. Crinella
Oxford English Grammar CourseM. Swan, C. WalterScientific EnglishOxford University PressC. Crinella
PHYSICS: Principles with Applications, Seventh editionDouglas C. GiancoliMedical PhysicsPearson Education Inc.I. Indovina
Physics in Biology and MedicinePaul DavidovitsMedical PhysicsElsevier (+ Academic Press)I. Indovina

Types of didactic and educational activities

Formal didactics This didactic form includes: – lectures: dealing with one specific topic that is identified by a title and performed by a teacher with the help of computing and/or multimedia supports based on a predefined calendar and given to students enrolled to a specific course year and divided into small groups; – seminars: didactic activities with the same characteristics as lectures but carried out contemporarily by many teachers with different competences and, as such, noted in the lesson registers in each one of them. Non formal didactics It deals with interactive didactic activities aimed at small groups of students and coordinated by a tutor whose task is that of facilitating the students in the acquisition of knowledge, abilities and behavioral models. Learning mainly occurs through stimuli deriving from problem solving and the use of methodological skills needed to resolve them and taking decisions as well as through the direct and personal use of actions (gesture and relational) in practical exercises and/or attending clinical departments, surgeries, territorial facilities and research laboratories. A) Teaching courses. The integrated teaching courses are held by one or more teachers in function to the specific objectives assigned to the course. The specific objectives of the individual courses that are contained in the exam programs and their programming are proposed annually by the course teachers within the start date of the enrolments for the new academic year. B) Professional activities. During the three year degree course, the student is required to acquire the professional specifications in the nursing field by carrying out internships in facilities identified by the degree course council (CCL) and in the defined periods. The internship can also be done in developing countries. C) Elective activities. The degree course council organizes the offer of elective didactic activities that are created with lectures, seminars, interactive courses with small groups among which the student is able to exercise their own personal option until achieving an overall number of 6 credits. Each student autonomously chooses the elective activities among the didactics supplied.

Professors Office Hours

Professors receive students upon appointment (book via e-mail) according to:

Professor

Day

Hour

email

Iole Indovina

Wednesday

1.00 P.M.

iole.indovina@unicamillus.org

Luca Weltert

Wednesday

1.00 P.M.

lucapaolo.weltert@unicamillus.org

Andrea D’Ambrogio

Note: only for the

first semester

Wednesday

2.00 P.M.

andrea.dambrogio@unicamillus.org

Andrea D’ambrogio

Note: only for the second semester

Thursday

9.00 A.M.-11.00 A.M

andrea.dambrogio@unicamillus.org

Valerio Rossi

Thursday

12.00 A.M.-1.00 P.M.

valerio.rossi@uncamillus.org

Marco Barchi

Wednesday

3.00 P.M.-4.00 P.M.

marco.barchi@unicamillus.org

Alessandro Michienzi

Wednesday

11.00 A.M.

alessandro.michienzi@unicamillus.org

Cinzia Ciccacci

Tuesday

12.30 P.M.-1.30.P.M.

cinzia.ciccacci@unicamillus.org

Daniele Armenia

Tuesday

3.00 P.M.

daniele.armenia@unicamillus.org

Leonardo Palombi

Thursday

2.00. P.M.

leonardo.palombi@unicamillus.org

David Di Cave

Wednesday

1.00 P.M.

david.dicave@unicamillus.org

Fabbio Marcuccilli

Tuesday

3.30 P.M.-6.00 P.M.

fabbio.marcuccilli@unicamillus.org

Gabriele Pallone

Wednesday

10.00 A.M.-12.00 A.M

gabriele.pallone@unicamillus.org

Almerinda Di Venere

Wednesday

12.00 A.M.

almerinda.divenere@unicamillus.org

Nicola Rosato

Wednesday

12.00 A.M.

nicola.rosato@unicamillus.org

Costanza Montagna

Friday

5.00 P.M-6.00 P.M.

costanza.montagna@unicamillus.org

Daniele Armenia

Tuesday

3.00 P.M.

daniele.armenia@unicamillus.org

Paolo Casalino

Tuesday

3.30 P.M.-6.00 P.M.

paolo.casalino@unicamillus.org

Cinzia Crinella

Friday

12.00 A.M.

cinzia.crinella@unicamillus.org

 

Didactic Director: prof. Fabbio Marcuccilli
fabbio.marcuccilli@unicamillus.org