37372 - Anesthesiology 2 (LZ-B)

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student will be able to understand the pathophysiological bases of chronic pain, evaluate a patient with chronic pain and, to identify the different kinds of pain therapy (instrumental and pharmacological).

Course contents

The course is structured to provide the student with notions on the treatment of pain as delineated by the "core curriculum" of the International Association for the Study of the Pain (IASP). [" Outline curriculum on pain for medical schools - IASP to ad hoc Subcommittee on Medical School Courses and Curriculum"(1988) and" Core curriculum for professional education in pain - Task Force On Professional Education, Howard L. Fields, Editor - IASP" (1991)]:
1. Approach and evaluation of the patient with chronic pain
2. management of chronic neuropathic pain
3. Multimodal therapy (instrumental and pharmacological)
5. therapeutic Cannabis basic concepts for chronic pain.


Material and slides provided by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Interactive frontal lessons with PC projection of the didactic material and clinical case movies.
Particular attention will be given to the application of the neurophysiopathology and clinical pharmacology notions in pain therapy.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods:

The class is part of an integrated course. The examination, at the end of this course, aims to assess the attainment of the educational objectives exposed during the lessons according to the program of this particular class. To this end, along with the other components of the integrated course, a comprehensive test (quiz) will be used, respectively. The quiz includes ten questions, for each course component, with multiple answer choices. The final score is defined, at the end of the test, and expressed out of the 30s (i.e., 18/30 the least – 30/30 cum laude the maximum score).


Teaching tools

Slides, video clips

Office hours

See the website of Boaz Gedaliahu Samolsky Dekel