Course Information
TitleΟΡΘΟΠΕΔΙΚΗ / Orthopaedics
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorPanagiotis Givissis
Course ID200000314

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2019)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course743

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
1. Α΄ΟΡΘΟΠΑΙΔΙΚΗ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗAnastasios Christodoulou, Panagiotis Givissis, Georgios Petsatodis
2. Β΄ΟΡΘΟΠΑΙΔΙΚΗ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗTheodoros Beslikas, Ioannis Gigis, Ippokratis Hatzokos
3. Γ΄ΟΡΘΟΠΑΙΔΙΚΗ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗIoannis Kyrkos, Fares Saiech, Ioannis Sarris
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΙΑ0245 Anatomy 1
  • ΙΑ0331 Anatomy 2
  • ΙΑ0332 Anatomy 3
Learning Outcomes
The student becomes familiar of the way a patient with musculoskeletal injuries as well as other orthopaedic disorders, infection or tumors, must be approached. More specifically, the student learns the initial approach and treatment of an injured man, how to initially stabilize a fracture and estimate the urgent case. Also he gets familiar with chronic orthopaedic disorders and how to approach them clinically as well as by choosing the appropriate imaging examination and informing the patient about all the available treatment techniques.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic Knowledge - Diagnosis - Treatment - Orthopaedic Disorders: Spine, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot - Musculoskeletal Tumors - Fractures/ Injuries: ligament, Spine, Shoulder, Humerus, Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, Hand, Pelvis, Hip, Femur, Knee, Tibia, Ankle, Foot
Bones, Fracture, Strain, Dislocation, Arthritis, Osteosynthesis, Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Powerpoint presentation
Course Organization
Clinical Practice
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Written exams at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Clinical Examination of Patient (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"Συνοπτική Ορθοπαιδική" Γεώργιος Καπετάνος -University studio press "Ορθοπαιδική Χειρουργική" Ιωάννης Πουρνάρας - BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD
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