Clinical training - Internal Medicine

Course syllabus and organization

Single session

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
· Medical history collection and physical examination of the patient in an outpatient and home setting
· Differential diagnosis between the main pathologies related to the clinical case
· Formulation of diagnostic hypotheses with the identification of further first level investigations in order to define the nature of the case
· Participation in the decision-making process to identify the reasons for the request for help and the nature and priority of the problem
· Evaluation of emergencies and the need for hospitalization
· Compilation and/or updating the patients' medical record
· Interpretation of laboratory tests
· Interpretation of diagnostic imaging test reports
Prerequisites for admission
The student must have passed all the exams of the integrated courses of the first four years of the CdS in Medicine and Surgery as per regulations
Teaching methods
The internship takes place through frequency in the general practitioners' clinics, including home visits and discussion of clinical cases
Teaching Resources
Harrison T.R., Principi di Medicina Interna, CEA
Assessment methods and Criteria
The internship is considered passed if the student obtains an assessment of suitability from the internship tutor and the area coordinator
- University credits: 5
Professional training: 100 hours