Clinical Skills Laboratory

Course Information
TitleΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΚΛΙΝΙΚΩΝ ΔΕΞΙΟΤΗΤΩΝ / Clinical Skills Laboratory
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEmmanouil Smyrnakis
Course ID200000015

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
1. Εργ. Π.Φ.Υ. Γεν. Ιατρ. & Ερευν. Υπηρ. ΥγείαςAlexios Benos, Efcharis Panagopoulou, Emmanouil Smyrnakis
2. ΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΙΣΘΗΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ & ΕΝΤΑΤΙΚΗΣ ΘΕΡΑΠΕΙΑΣVasileios Grosomanidis, Konstantinos Karakoulas
3. Α΄ΧΕΙΡΟΥΡΓΙΚΗGeorgios Tsoulfas
4. Δ΄ΧΕΙΡΟΥΡΓΙΚΗEfstathios Kotidis
5. ΠΝΕΥΜΟΝΟΛΟΓΙΚΗTheodore Kontakiotis
6. Εργ. Βιολογικής ΧειμίαςMaria Papaioannou
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Development of basic clinical skills, in a systematic and safe way, in a protected environment before contact with real patients. At the end of the course students should have acquired the necessary knowledges - skills and attitudes in order to be able to perform basic clinical skills in a simulated enviroment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Basic principles of medical history taking. Communication skills in consultation. Physical examination per system (practised on "simulated" patients and/or manikins eg DRE) Practical skills: Hand washing, putting gloves, prevention of blood borne infections, safe disposal, measuring vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration frequency, blood pressure, satO2) - venipuncture - injections: intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous - bladder catheterization (female and male) - Pap test (cervical smear taking) - use Peak Flow Meter for Measurement maximum expiratory flow - Airway managment - tecnique of correct use of inhaled drugs - wood care and suturing - Interpretation of tests: electrocardiogram, multistix for urine test - glucose test - Communication Skills: informing the patient about test results, telling bad news, managment of difficult patient, Written communication skills: writing medical history, complete patient chart, filling orders for tests, writing referral letters, prescriptions, death certificate.
clinical skills, simulation
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
The examination in this course is based on a MCQ test examining knowledges (one in five correct answer) and a practical examination of clinical skills. Practical skills are assessed by an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). In the OSCE consists of a series of stations, assessing a variety of clinical skills in simulated enviroment with simulated patients using standardized rating scales (checklists).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • ΟSCE (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βασικές Κλινικές Δεξιότητες, Εκδόσεις University Studio Press
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις Εργαστηρίου Κλινικών Δεξιοτήτων, CD ROM, με όλες τις παρουσιάσεις και τις σημειώσεις του μαθήματος και ταινίες video μικρού μήκους με την παρουσίαση των δεξιοτήτων.
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