34357 - Anaesthesiology and Emergency Treatment

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

Elements of physiopathology and clinics of pain. Techniques of general and regional anesthesia: the preparation of the surgical patient, the induction, the tracheal intubation and ventilation, the maintenance and the awakening from general anesthesia. Techniques of intravenous sedation. Learning of notions on first aid and on the assistance to the patient with cardiac and pulmonary arrest.

Course contents

  • Pain and its control; concepts of physiopathology of pain.
  • Techniques of regional anesthesia.
  • Sedation techniques .
  • Introduction to general anesthesia.
  • The tracheal intubation.
  • The maintenance of general anesthesia. The awakening.
  • The medical emergencies in the dentist ambulatory; theoretical-practical notions on first aid and Basic Life Support procedures.


Material and slides furnished by the teacher during the lesson.

Teaching methods

1. Lessons in the classroom.
2. clinical cases.
3. BLS Simulation.

Assessment methods

The class is part of an integrated course. The examination at the end of this class aims to appraise the attainment of the didactic objectives exposed during the lessons according to the Guide web .  The student will be questioned for verifying the attainment of the didactic objectives by the responsible of the class. The final vote is defined, at the end of the oral test, and expressed out of 30s (i.e. 18/30 the least – 30/30 cum laude the maximum).

Teaching tools

PC, slides

Office hours

See the website of Rita Maria Melotti