Infectous diseases clinical (qualifying activity)

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The present course aims to educate students in terms of epidemiology, clinical manifestations and diagnostic approaches of a wide range of infectious diseases as well as preventive measures of diseases spread.
Expected learning outcomes
i) know how a patient's social history (travel, HIV risk factors, exposures) can have a significant impact on the differential diagnosis and management of infections;
ii) apply the principles of laboratory diagnostics and instrumental services;
iii) apply the basic principles of infection control, isolation procedures and management of health-care associated infections.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Course syllabus
Professional activities pursue and are an integral part of the objectives and results of the learning expected from teaching, as they confer the skills and abilities useful for applying knowledge in clinical practice.
Prerequisites for admission
Students should have preliminary knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology, immunology and microbiology.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, surgeries, day hospital, operating room, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Moroni-Esposito- Antinori, Malattie Infettive, Ed. Masson
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral exam which will assess students' knowledge in terms of physiopatholgy, clinical presentation and diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of medical interest. A numerical score will be used for evaluation (pass score: 18/30) and communicated to the student at the end of the oral exam.
MED/17 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours