The aim of the course is to provide the basic knowledge for a correct execution of the clinical examination, a correct method of interpreting clinical symptoms and signs and a correct choice of the diagnostic procedure for the main pathologies of surgical interest.
At the end of the course, the student, through the evaluation of various clinical cases, must be able to use the knowledge acquired for the development of a correct diagnostic and therapeutic process.
The course aims to stimulate students to:
- understand the contribution that imaging and other diagnostic techniques can make in reaching a diagnosis (d1c 1.23)
- use basic imaging equipment and perform an examination effectively appropriate to the case, in accordance with good health and safety practices and applicable regulations. (d1c 1.23)
- access appropriate data sources on authorized medicinal products (d1c 1.25)
- develop the ability to apply this knowledge and solve problems related to new or unfamiliar subjects;
- communicate clearly and unambiguously to specialists and non-specialists (d1c 1.4, d1c 1.22)
- understanding and competence of logical approaches to both scientific and clinical reasoning, the distinction between the two, the strengths and limitations of each (d1c 2.1)
- work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team (d1c 1.6).
- prepare accurate clinical records (d1c 1.5).
- demonstrate the ability to cope with incomplete information, face contingencies and adapt to change (d1c 1.11).
- demonstrate to recognize personal and professional limitations and to be able to request professional advice, assistance and support when necessary (d1c 1.12).
- demonstrate a lifelong learning ability and a commitment to learning and professional development. This includes recording and reflecting on professional experience and taking steps to improve performance and competence (d1c 1.13).
- participate in self-audit and peer group review processes to improve performance (d1c 1.14).