To attend the Clinical Practice course, students must have already passed all the exams of the first and second year (Fundamentals of Basic Sciences, Cells, Molecules and Genes 1 and 2, Human Body, Functions and Mechanisms of Diseases).
Modalità di verifica dell’apprendimento e criteri di valutazione
The Clinical Practice exam is organized as a combination of written, practical and oral examinations. Final formal examination may be preceded by an intermediate evaluation test of General Surgery at the end of the 5th year. Also reviews and discussion on medical literature and/or specific clinical research topics could concur to the evaluation either at intermediate or final stage.
· Written test: it is a multiple choice test, and focuses all the discipline of the 5th and 6th year courses of Clinical Practice, but Internal Medicine. Surgery and Biostatistics. Multiple choices Q&A questionnaire will be used. The questionnaire is prepared on the slides presented at the frontal lessons (uploaded in the University website for student access) and on the official textbooks.
Each question has 4 answers, and each answer can be true or false. The passing threshold is the 75% of all answers, with at least one correct question (all answers in the question) in each module. Once passed, the written test is valid for the next three years. Either the teaching staff and/or the IMS office will inform the students about the results of the written test.
Biostatistics assessment is based on the evaluation of a presentation of the work conducted during the practical activities.
Practical test: it evaluates the practical skills acquired by the students, and consists in a circuit of stations, in which students are examined on a simulated patient. Once passed, the practical test is valid for the next three years.
Oral test: When students pass both the written and the practical tests, they are allowed to take the oral examination of Internal Medicine and General Surgery. The final mark is the average of the two marks obtained in Internal Medicine and in General Surgery, weighted by the number of credits of each discipline.
The exam is deemed to be passed successfully if the final grade is equal to or higher than 18/30. In the event of a full grade (30/30) honors (lode) may be granted with the consent of all the professors.
Registration to the exam through SIFA is mandatory.