At the departments of pathological physiology named after prof. T.A. Nazarova, pathological anatomy and forensic medicine named after prof. Yu.V. Pruglo from May 23 to May 26, 2022 hosted a summer school. The summer school is a system of additional educational services for 2nd year students of the specialty “General Medicine”. Theme of the summer school: “Pathology of tumors”. The event was held with the participation of students of the Russian, Kazakh and foreign departments.
The purpose of the summer school is to expand and deepen students’ knowledge of pathological physiology and pathological anatomy. Classes are held in the form of lectures and practical exercises. The departments have developed a thematic plan for 3 credits of an additional educational program.
During the academic week, teachers of the departments offered the following topics in pathological physiology to the attention of students: Etiology of tumors. The role of chemical, physical, biological carcinogens in the occurrence of tumors. The role of the nervous, endocrine systems in the occurrence of tumors. The role of heredity in the development of tumors. The pathogenesis of tumor growth. Biological features of tumors. Antiblastoma resistance. Influence of the tumor on the body, paraneoplastic processes.
Topics in pathological anatomy:
Tumors general information, morphogenesis, histogenesis. Epithelial tumors without specific localization. mesenchymal tumors. Tumors of exo- and endocrine glands. Teratoma. Tumors of melanin-forming tissue, nervous system and meninges. Tumors of the blood system.
The theme of the summer school aroused genuine interest among students. On the first day of classes, the number of students reached 105 people. The relevance of the topic is beyond doubt. After the discussion of the topic, the students actively asked questions to the teachers. Demonstration of micro- and macro-preparations aroused especially great interest. At the end of the summer school, students will receive certificates.
Department of Pathological Physiology named after prof. T.A. Nazarova, pathological anatomy and forensic medicine named after prof. Yu.V. Pruglo express confidence that the knowledge gained by the students of the summer school will be reflected in future in clinical departments.
Departments of Pathological Physiology named after prof. T.A. Nazarova,
Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine named after prof. Yu.V. Pruglo.