Head and neck (clerkship)

A.Y. 2020/2021
3
Max ECTS
75
Overall hours
SSD
MED/28 MED/30 MED/31
Language
English
Learning objectives
Students attend practical/clinical sessions at the Dental Clinic, having the chance to visit patients requiring urgent dental treatments and patients referred referred to the oral medicine and special needs service. ENT clerkships provide the students with the tools to conduct basic anamnesis (implementing this with a simulated patient) and ENT physical examination to succeed in differential diagnosis. Practical demonstrations of examination techniques and "hands on" for the students. Studens attend practical/clinical sessions at the Ophtalmology Clinic, having the chance to visit patients requiring urgent treatments, patients attending the outpatient clinic and referred to the opthalmology service.
Expected learning outcomes
Students are expected to perform:
-Examination of the nose
-Examination of the mouth and oropharynx
-Examination of the larynx with indirect laryngoscopy
-Examination of the fundus oculi
-Examination of the ear (otoscopy)
-Examination of the neck
-Bed side examination of vestibular function
-Basics of clinical Examination and anthropometry of the face
-Assessment of visual acuity
-Slit lamp examination
- Recognize the most oral mucosal lesions, the potentially malignant oral lesions and conditions and the common dental treatment and prosthesis rehabilitation and related problems
Students are expected to describe the phases and the images during:
-Fiberscope examination of the rhino-pharynx and of the adenoids
-Fiberscope examination of the pharynx
-Fiberscope examination of the larynx
Students are expected to describe:
-results of audiometry and impedenzometry
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Odontostomatological diseases
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Ophtalmological diseases
MED/30 - OPHTHALMOLOGY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Otorhinolaryngological diseases
MED/31 - OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours