Clinical practice 6th year (clerkship)

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
MED/09 MED/18
Learning objectives
The clerkship scheduled in the 6th year conclude the practical training started in the 5th year. Students are trained to more advanced surgical and medical skills through attendance in the ward (medical and surgical) and in the operating room and consolidate technical and soft knowledge and skills developed during frontal lectures.
Expected learning outcomes
Students are expected to achieve the following requirements:
- knowing how to perform a complete physical examination and knowing how to identify the pathological pictures
- report the basics of clinical judgment in the evaluation of patients starting from their presenting problems
- manage complex differential diagnoses by the appropriate use of clinical, laboratory, tests and exams findings
- manage the basics of a proper patient's treatment
- For each presenting problem Identify the most appropriate tests to formulate a correct diagnosis and plan the appropriate treatment
- Principles of electrosurgery
- Minimally invasive surgical techniques (laparoscopy)
- Central venous cannulation
- Urinary catheter insertion
- Nasogastric tube insertion
- General anesthesia and orotracheal intubation
- The ultrasound of the abdomen
- Laparoscopic simulator
For each presenting problem:
- Identify the most appropriate tests to formulate a correct diagnosis
- Plan the appropriate treatment
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

General surgery
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 75 hours
Internal medicine
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours