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Gastrointestinal/Nutrition (GIN): Week 6

Week 6

December 4-8

Week 6 - Pathology TBL

Pancreatic Pathology 

Pre-Class Assignments


Rx Bricks:

Foundational Objectives:

  1. Discuss the pathogenesis and etiology of acute and chronic pancreatitis.
  2. Contrast the main diagnostic features of acute and chronic pancreatitis.
  3. Analyze the different forms of hereditary pancreatitis and their underlying genetic mutations .
  4. Characterize the main complications of acute and chronic pancreatitis.

Integrative Objectives:

  1. Illustrate the molecular events responsible for the pathogenesis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.  
  2. Recognize the different neoplastic lesions of the pancreas and their different clinical behavior. 
  3. Summarize the principles of laboratory testing and how clinical laboratory tests are selected for clinical use (sensitivity, specificity, false positive, false negative, Receiver Operating Characteristic curve (ROC). 
  4. Define the different types of study design.