Evaluation internship - Medical sciences

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 Medical Science evaluation Internship the student:
- is able to put into practice the principles of the patient-doctor relationship: medical interview, contact, information, clarity, acquisition of consent.
- is capable to obtain medical history and perform a physical examination in the outpatient context
- has knowledge and capacity to apply the clinical reasoning: to distinguish between primary urgent complaints and secondary problems; to suggest a diagnostic hypothesis and to individualise the diagnostic methods of greater specificity and sensitivity to confirm or reject the hypothesis
- is skilled to interpret the laboratory exams
- is skilled to interpret the medical reports of the diagnostic imaging examinations
- is oriented in decision-making regarding the pharmacological treatment
- is able to compile the report of hospital admission/discharge and to write a discharge letter
- is able to judge the appropriateness of the hospital discharge and to suggest the rehabilitation solutions or recovery in other facilities
- is capable to frame the reason of ospitalization taking into account possible chronic illnesses, further critical conditions and patient's frailty
- is able to demonstrate the skills of prevention and sanitary education
- demonstrates the knowledge and awareness of the National Healthcare System and Local Healthcare System
- respects the shift schedule, wears appropriate clothes and is well-equipped
- shows knowledge and awareness of the ward and/or ambulatory
- interacts in an appropriate manner with the medical personnel, nurses and the department technicians
- demonstrates the awareness and knowledge of the different roles of the medical team members
- demonstrates active attitude: makes questions, candidates to perform activities
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

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