Postgraduate School of Neurosurgery

Specializzazioni mediche
Postgraduate Schools - Medicine, Healthcare, Dental Medicine
A.Y. 2020/2021
Course class
Classe delle Chirurgie del distretto testa e collo
Study area
Medicine and Healthcare
Postgraduate Schools - Medicine, Healthcare, Dental Medicine
300
ECTS
5
Years
Milano
Italian
Director of Specialization School
Common training objectives (or common core)

Students must acquire adequate theoretical knowledge and professional skill in the clinical and instrumental diagnosis and the treatment, also in emergency-urgent situations, of the most common pathologies requiring surgery. Students must acquire core competencies in the physiopathology of the different organs and apparatus, theoretical and practical knowledge required to identify diseases affecting the body's different systems; theoretical and practical knowledge of the main sectors of instrumental and laboratory diagnostics pertaining to said diseases, acquire the ability to assess links with, and the impact of, internal and specialist medicine. They must therefore be able to recognize the symptoms and clinical-functional signs of disease in the various organs and systems, having acquired core competencies in diagnostics, therapy, psychology and ethics for a comprehensive patient workup and for assessing inter-system links. To this end they must: develop the ability to clinically assess patients based on the anamnesis and objective examination; develop critical and analytical diagnostic skills; gain familiarity with the main diagnostic procedures and laboratory-instrumental analyses; recognize and be able to address the main medical emergencies; acquaint themselves with therapeutic resources to programme their best use and understand their indications and contraindications, as well as possible interactions and iatrogenic effects; acquire core competencies relating to clinical research methodologies and drug testing; understand the basic issues in prevention, pubic healthcare and social medicine. The student must acquire sufficient theoretical knowledge and professional skill in recognizing and treating the most common pathologies in emergency-urgent situations. Lastly, the student must have knowledge of the clinical presentation and treatment of the most common pathologies pertaining to the other class types.

Core training objectives
In-depth knowledge of macroscopic and microscopic anatomy, physiology, biochemistry; adequate knowledge of genetics, statistics and computer science; basic knowledge of medical-surgical semiotics, of laboratory and instrumental diagnostics, of medical-legal aspects regulating specialist healthcare, and of management and organization principles in assistance.
School-specific training objectives: in-depth knowledge of topographic anatomy relevant to surgical strategy, of the principles of asepsis, of organization and environmental hygiene in the operating room, of general and specialist surgical instruments and suture materials, of traditional and alternative surgical methods and techniques; basic knowledge and related practical experience for personally assessing the overall condition of patients, for identifying the most suitable medical and surgical treatment, weighing risks and benefits, defining and managing postoperative care and aftercare, and addressing problems linked to urgent surgery.

Related or additional objectives
Acquisition of the core knowledge and experience for collaborating with other specialists in the diagnosis and definition of the treatment method and strategy for the most common pathologies, in particular those with multiple sites, and to recognize urgent needs and be able to assign priority in treatment.
Alla Scuola si accede con concorso annuale per titoli ed esami bandito di norma entro il 28 febbraio di ciascun anno con Decreto del Ministero per il numero di posti determinati ai sensi dell'art. 35, comma 2, del Decreto Legislativo n. 368 del 1999.
Al concorso possono partecipare i laureati in Medicina e Chirurgia in data anteriore al termine di scadenza per la presentazione delle domande di partecipazione al concorso fissato dal bando, con obbligo, a pena di esclusione, di superare l'esame di Stato di abilitazione all'esercizio della professione di medico-chirurgo entro il termine fissato per l'inizio delle attività didattiche delle Scuole

Candidates are selected through an annual competition based on qualifications and examination. The call for applications is normally issued by 28 February of each year by a Ministerial Decree, and the number of places available is determined pursuant to art. 35, paragraph 2, of Legislative Decree no. 368 of 1999.
Eligible candidates are Medicine graduates who obtained their degree before the application deadline set out in the call for applications, provided that they pass the Medical Practitioner State Board Exam within the start date of the Postgraduate School programme
Milano
Learning centers
L'attività didattica, formale e professionalizzante, si espleta nelle seguenti sedi:

Fondazione IRCCS - Istituto Neurologico "C. Besta"
- U.O.C. Neurochirurgia 1 Neuro - Oncologia
- U.O.C. Neurochirurgia 2 Vascolare
- U.O.C. Neurochirurgia 3 funzionale
- U.O.C. Neurochirurgia 4 Spinale

Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
- U.O. Neurochirurgia

ASST Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda
- S.C. Neurochirurgia
- S.C. Chirurgia dell'Epilessia e del Parkinson "Claudio Munari"

ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo
- U.O. Neurochirurgia del Presidio Ospedaliero "San Carlo Borromeo"

IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi
- U.O. Neurochirurgia

Courses list

Open sessions
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Anatomia umana 1 8 Italian
Biochimica clinica e biologia molecolare clinica 1 8 Italian
Chirurgia generale tronco comune clinico (PRIMO ANNO) 7 15 Italian
Farmacologia 1 8 Italian
Fisiologia 1 8 Italian
Medicina interna tronco comune 1 15 Italian
Neurochirurgia 1 46 62 Italian
Pediatria 1 8 Italian
Statistica medica 1 8 Italian
Open sessions
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Chirurgia generale tronco comune clinico (SECONDO ANNO)
9 Italian
Comunicazione medico paziente: consenso informato 1 8 Italian
Diagnostica per immagini tronco comune 1 15 Italian
Informatica 1 8 Italian
Neurochirurgia 2 46 62 Italian
Neurologia 1 8 Italian
Neuroradiologia tronco comune (SECONDO ANNO) 1 15 Italian
Open sessions
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Anatomia patologica tronco comune 1 15 Italian
Chirurgia generale tronco comune clinico (TERZO ANNO)
7 Italian
Chirurgia generale tronco comune emergenze (TERZO ANNO)
6 Italian
Medicina legale 1 8 Italian
Neurochirurgia 3 44 62 Italian
Otorinolaringoiatria tronco comune 1 15 Italian
Open sessions
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Anestesiologia tronco comune 1 15 Italian
Chirurgia generale tronco comune clinico (QUARTO ANNO)
7 Italian
Chirurgia generale tronco comune emergenze (QUARTO ANNO)
6 Italian
Chirurgia maxillo-facciale tronco comune 1 15 Italian
Chirurgia toracica 1 15 Italian
Endocrinologia 1 8 Italian
Neurochirurgia 4 41 62 Italian
Oftalmologia tronco comune 1 15 Italian
Oncologia medica
Pietrantonio Filippo
1 8 Italian
Open sessions
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Chirurgia plastica 1 8 Italian
Chirurgia vascolare 1 15 Italian
Neurochirurgia 5 33 62 Italian
Neuroradiologia tronco comune (QUINTO ANNO)
10 Italian
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Prova finale
15 Italian

Enrollment

Call for applications

Please refer to the call for admission test dates and contents, and how to register.

Application for admission: from 25/05/2021 to 03/06/2021

Application for matriculation: from 10/08/2021 to 27/08/2021

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