Internal Medicine - Clinical skills

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
150
Overall hours
SSD
MED/09 MED/10 MED/11
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The main objective of the Clinical Skills is to prepare the student for the correct approach to the patient through the knowledge of the general physical examination, the correct interpretation of the main instrumental examinations (ECG, RX, CT) and of the blood chemistry exams. Evaluation of blood gas analysis and oxygen delivery devices. The way to fill in the medical record and the setting for the administration of the therapies. Furthermore, of all the devices, the student must be able to define the main signs and symptoms of the disease, the interpretation of the main diagnostic tests and the method of approach to the differential diagnosis of the various pathologies. Furthermore, the doctor-patient relationship modality will be taught and indicated which is the best behavior to take in the interview with the patient.
Expected learning outcomes
The evaluation of the practical part will be a part of the final examination. The practical part consists in the execution of physical examination, in the evaluation of pathological pictures of the main instrumental or hematochemical examams.
Course syllabus and organization

Linea: Policlinico

Responsible
Until attendance in the departments is authorized again, practical resources will be available online to replace professionalizing activities
Prerequisites for admission
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.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam of Internal Medicine will evaluate the student's skills to collect and interpret the data from patients interview and physical examination and plan rational diagnostic procedure to reach a correct diagnosis and to define the most appropriate therapy. The following contents will be specifically evaluated:
1) practice exam: (a) Ability to perform the approach to the patient both in terms of history collection and evaluation of the physical examination (b) Ability of the interpretation of laboratory or instrumental tests and discussion of their meaning in the context of the patient under examination and as differential diagnosis with other clinical pictures.
2) Oral exam
(a) Discussion of a clinical case with particular attention:
- to differential diagnosis
- the definition of a rational diagnostic procedure based on: epidemiological criteria, rational use of diagnostic resources, optimal risk-benefit and cost-effectiveness ratio, expected prognosis
(b) Discussion of the criteria for setting the therapy in the treatment of the various conditions with particular attention to the exposure of:
- methods of clinical use of the main drugs and their therapeutic efficacy
- main contraindications and side effects in the use of the most used drugs.
The evaluation of each of the two parts will constitute the overall mark out of 30
Internal Medicine
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Respiratory diseases
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Cardiovascular diseases
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Internal Medicine "Palliative care"
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Cardiovascular diseases
MED/11 - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Internal Medicine
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Professional training: 75 hours
Internal Medicine "Palliative care"
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Respiratory diseases
MED/10 - RESPIRATORY DISEASES - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours

Linea: San Donato

Responsible
Until attendance in the departments is authorized again, practical resources will be available online to replace professionalizing activities
Prerequisites for admission
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.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam of Internal Medicine will evaluate the student's skills to collect and interpret the data from patients interview and physical examination and plan rational diagnostic procedure to reach a correct diagnosis and to define the most appropriate therapy. The following contents will be specifically evaluated:
1) practice exam: (a) Ability to perform the approach to the patient both in terms of history collection and evaluation of the physical examination (b) Ability of the interpretation of laboratory or instrumental tests and discussion of their meaning in the context of the patient under examination and as differential diagnosis with other clinical pictures.
2) Oral exam
(a) Discussion of a clinical case with particular attention:
- to differential diagnosis
- the definition of a rational diagnostic procedure based on: epidemiological criteria, rational use of diagnostic resources, optimal risk-benefit and cost-effectiveness ratio, expected prognosis
(b) Discussion of the criteria for setting the therapy in the treatment of the various conditions with particular attention to the exposure of:
- methods of clinical use of the main drugs and their therapeutic efficacy
- main contraindications and side effects in the use of the most used drugs.
The evaluation of each of the two parts will constitute the overall mark out of 30
Internal Medicine
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Respiratory diseases
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Cardiovascular diseases
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Internal Medicine "Palliative care"
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Cardiovascular diseases
MED/11 - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Shifts:
Gruppo 1
Professor: Guazzi Marco
Gruppo 2
Professor: Bandera Francesco
Internal Medicine
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Professional training: 75 hours
Internal Medicine "Palliative care"
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Respiratory diseases
MED/10 - RESPIRATORY DISEASES - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Professor: Valenti Vincenzo

Linea: San Giuseppe

Responsible
Until attendance in the departments is authorized again, practical resources will be available online to replace professionalizing activities
Prerequisites for admission
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.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam of Internal Medicine will evaluate the student's skills to collect and interpret the data from patients interview and physical examination and plan rational diagnostic procedure to reach a correct diagnosis and to define the most appropriate therapy. The following contents will be specifically evaluated:
1) practice exam: (a) Ability to perform the approach to the patient both in terms of history collection and evaluation of the physical examination (b) Ability of the interpretation of laboratory or instrumental tests and discussion of their meaning in the context of the patient under examination and as differential diagnosis with other clinical pictures.
2) Oral exam
(a) Discussion of a clinical case with particular attention:
- to differential diagnosis
- the definition of a rational diagnostic procedure based on: epidemiological criteria, rational use of diagnostic resources, optimal risk-benefit and cost-effectiveness ratio, expected prognosis
(b) Discussion of the criteria for setting the therapy in the treatment of the various conditions with particular attention to the exposure of:
- methods of clinical use of the main drugs and their therapeutic efficacy
- main contraindications and side effects in the use of the most used drugs.
The evaluation of each of the two parts will constitute the overall mark out of 30
Internal Medicine
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Respiratory diseases
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Cardiovascular diseases
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Internal Medicine "Palliative care"
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.
Teaching methods
Attendance in hospital wards, clinics, day hospitals, first aid activities, discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
Il libro di testo proposto è: Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition
Durante le lezioni l'attenzione è rivolta a fornire riferimenti per la consultazione della letteratura di aggiornamento disponibile online, con particolare attenzione alle riviste New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal-BMJ; riviste edite dall'American College of Physicians; Cochrane Library.
Per le tematiche trattate nelle lezioni fontali verranno forniti le referenze delle più recenti linee guida internazionali.
Ogni lezione del corso presenta i riferimenti bibliografici essenziali circa gli argomenti trattati.
Cardiovascular diseases
MED/11 - CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Internal Medicine
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Professional training: 75 hours
Internal Medicine "Palliative care"
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours
Respiratory diseases
MED/10 - RESPIRATORY DISEASES - University credits: 1
Professional training: 25 hours