During the final exam, the student has to demonstrate:
Knowledge and understanding of what the student learned at the end of the course.
The student has to demonstrate to know the fundamentals of the reproductive pathology in the male of different domestic species and to have acquired a clinical approach regarding andrological problems.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding.
The student should be able to:
- independently perform the clinical and instrumental andrological examination
- know the symptoms of the pathologies of the male genital system and the differential diagnostic plan
- know the causes of male infertility
- perform some simple surgical interventions concerning male reproduction.
Critical and judgmental skills.
The student should be able to critically evaluate the information acquired during the course, discuss the differences between species regarding the examination of the genital system, the etiopathogenesis and the symptoms of main pathologies.
Ability to communicate what has been learned
The student has to demonstrate communication skills with an appropriate use of scientific terminology regarding pathologies of the male genital system and any therapeutic plan both with the breeders of livestock and with pet owners.
Ability to continue studying independently throughout life
The student has to demonstrate to be able, as a day one competence, to use the knowledge acquired for an andrological examination and independently perform simple surgery concerning the male genital system.
METHOD OF EXAMINATION
The exam will take place with an oral test.
During the test, the student has to demonstrate the use of an appropriate terminology. She/he will be required to know how to carry out an andrological examination and complementary examinations during a clinical examination. She/he has to also demonstrate knowledge of the etiopathogenesis and symptomatology of diseases in the various species as per program and to be able to carry out a differential diagnosis, a prognosis and a therapeutic plan.