System diseases 3 (clerkship)

A.Y. 2019/2020
5
Max ECTS
125
Overall hours
SSD
MED/08 MED/12 MED/13 MED/36
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Practical activities will be used, through simulation or in the ward, to consolidate technical and soft knowledge and skills developed during frontal lectures.
Expected learning outcomes
GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES: at the end of the clerkship, students should have learned:
- how to perform a clinical examination of the abdomen (inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation)
- how to research rebound tenderness (Blumberg's sign)
- how to research Murphy's sign
- the semeiology of ascites
- how to research signs of cirrhosis
Furthermore, they should have observed:
- how to perform upper and lower gastro-intestinal endoscopy
- how to perform an abdominal ultrasound
ENDOCRINOLOGICAL DISEASES: at the end of the clerkship, students should have learned:
- how to perform a clinical examination of the neck: inspection, thyroid palpation
- how to perform the examination of arterial pulses
- how to measure blood pressure
- how to determine blood glucose (glucometer, Homa index, )
- how to perform a physical examination of obese patients (waist circumference, )
- how to examine patients with short stature (determination of target height, growth charts, )
- how to detect hypocalcemia (Chovostek and Trousseau signs)
- how to interpret key radiological examinations (thyroid US & scintiscan, pituitary MRI, )
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Endocrinology
MED/13 - ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Shifts:
Group 1
Professor: Luzi Livio
Gastroenterology
MED/12 - GASTROENTEROLOGY - University credits: 2
Clerkship (professional training): 50 hours
Shifts:
Group 1
Professor: Lampertico Pietro
Group 2
Professor: Tontini Gian Eugenio
Group 3
Professor: Pastorelli Luca
Group 4
Professor: Zuin Massimo
Pathology
MED/08 - PATHOLOGY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Radiology
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Professor: Messina Carmelo