Evaluation internship - General practice

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The evaluaiton traininig:
- is aimed at ascertaining the student's abilities related to knowing "how to do" and "how to be" a doctor. This consists in applying biomedical and clinical knowledge to medical practice, in resolving ethical issues, in demonstrating aptitude to solve clinical problems related to the areas of medicine and surgery and related specialties, laboratory and instrumental diagnostics and public health, and to apply the principles of good and clear communication.
- is based on 5 CFU for each month and is divided into the following periods, even non-consecutive: one month in the surgical area, one month in the medical area, one month in the area of general medicine, during the sixth year of the course, at the office of a general practitioner.
certification of attendance and evaluation is under the direct responsibility of the university professor or medical director, responsible of the structure attended by the trainee, and the general practitioner, who issue a formal certificate of attendance and express, after having evaluated the results relating to the skills demonstrated, in the positive case, a judgment of suitability, on this diary-booklet, which is divided into a descriptive part of the activities performed and an evaluation part of the competences demonstrated.
The practical training certificate is obtained only in the case of achievement of a positive evaluation for each of the three periods.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the Evaluation Internship the trainee is expected to be able to:
-put into practice the good practices of the doctor-patient relationship, knows how to manage the reception and structure the consultation: interview, report, information, clarity, acquisition of consent
- have the ability to collect his medical history and to perform an objective examination in an outpatient and home setting
- know and be able to apply clinical reasoning: he is able to identify the reasons for the request for help and the nature and priority of the problem
- be able to assess urgencies and to identify the need for hospitalization
- be able to propose diagnostic hypotheses and to identify the first level diagnostic tests with greater sensitivity and specificity to confirm or not the hypotheses
- be able to interpret laboratory tests
- be able to interpret the reports of diagnostic imaging tests
- focus on the decision-making processes related to the prescription of a correct treatment and on the request for a specialist consultancy
- be able to know how to carry out monitoring activities on the patient's adherence to therapy and to plan monitoring and follow up
- know the problems of the chronic patient with comorbidity in multi-pharmacological therapy
- demonstrate knowledge about the organization of the National and Regional Health Service and about the main bureaucratic and prescriptive rules.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

- University credits: 5
Clerkship (professional training): 125 hours