Neurobiology, human behaviour and clinical neuroscience (clerkship)

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
MED/25 MED/26
Learning objectives
Practical activities will be used to consolidate technical and soft knowledge and skills developed during frontal lectures in the field, with different types of doctor-patient relationship and with patients with different diagnoses at different stages of the disease.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the activities the student must have achieved the following results:
- Approach a patient with neurological symptoms
- Relate the neurological symptoms to an impairment of a functional pathway
- Focus the neurological examination on the base on the reported symptoms
- Localize the symptoms reported by the patients and the observed abnormal signs to a neurological lesion
- Perform the differential diagnosis of the diseases the may cause the suspected lesions
- Investigate the possible causes of the lesions choosing the most appropriate diagnostic investigations
- Evaluate the possible therapeutic approach in the patient
- learn how to apply and translate the theoretical knowledge into technical and practical skills on the ward
- Manage the doctor-patient relationship in different clinical and territorial contexts;
- Know and implement the rehabilitation and pharmacological approach with patients at different stages of the disease and different clinical and territorial contexts.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Mental health
MED/25 - PSYCHIATRY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Professor: Brambilla Paolo
MED/26 - NEUROLOGY - University credits: 1
Clerkship (professional training): 25 hours
Gruppo 1
Professor: Nobile-Orazio Eduardo
Gruppo 2
Professor: Sansone Valeria Ada Maria
Gruppo 3
Professor: Silani Vincenzo
Gruppo 4
Professor: Martinelli Boneschi Filippo
Giovedi 14.00-16.00
Policlinico San Donato
Monday 11.00 - 12.00 a.m.
IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Piazzale Brescia no. 20, 20149 Milano