Practical exercise in Primary Care Medicine & General Medicine

Course Information
TitleΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΑΣΚΗΣΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΡΩΤΟΒΑΘΜΙΑ ΦΡΟΝΤΙΔΑ ΥΓΕΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΗ ΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ / Practical exercise in Primary Care Medicine & General Medicine
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEmmanouil Smyrnakis
Course ID200000443

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours35
Class ID
2. .
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
• recognize the epidemiological - population perspective of health problems in the community, be aware of the possibilities of disease prevention and health promotion, through contact with the entire range of the services and pre-letters • have understood the breadth of scientific and operational characteristics of health care in the community, including health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and social reintegration • be able to distinguish the boundaries between health care levels and the operation of the interface between primary and secondary / tertiary care • to better understand the relationship between biological, psychological and social factors, as well as expectations of patients by GPs on issues of diagnosis and management of their problems regardless of age, ethnicity and gender • to know the spectrum of acute cases and chronic diseases occurring in the community, as well as the various ways initial occurrence of the disease and gain direct experience in treating problems of patients • can monitor the progress of the disease, from its first appearance until the final outcome through the holistic approach to primary health care.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course focuses on the following items: 1. Social Medicine: Knowledge and Skills of Social Medicine needed in primary care and general practice. 2. Planning and organization of health services: Information technology and management principles of the health center services. 3. Clinical Skills: Clinical skills in primary care, focusing on the ability to distinguish patients who need hospital care and those treated at home and health center, basic emergency medical operations, access to diagnostic and treatment of the most common acute and chronic diseases in the community home. Team 4. Health: The interdisciplinary health team (definitions - Role distinction), multidisciplinary - interdisciplinary and interprofessional health care of the population. 5. Interface between Primary Health Care kaiDefterovathmias: Joint management of the problems of chronic sickness-ture (shared care) among doctors of General Medicine and doctors hospital specialties, referrals and referral decision. 6. Contact: doctor-patient relationship, communication with patients, family, and community agencies. 7. Professional attitude and scientific ethics: Code of Medical Ethics, analysis anthropocentric character of medicine, continuing education and self-education.
primary health care, general practice, attachment
Educational Material Types
  • 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
Clinical Practice
Student Assessment
In order to continuously improve the training process of the evaluation is multiple. The student during exercise prepare and submit individually through the electronic learning environment of the Medical School AUTH targeted work. Submitting work done gradually - at the end of each week - and there is a graduated progressive difficulty and time required for their preparation. At the end of the clinical training the student presents part of the work of the health center. In Medical School there is a final assessment with presentation of the work to an individual level and with participation in a final written exam.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Clinical Examination of Patient (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • portfolio
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Εγχειρίδιο Γενικής Ιατρικής, Anne Stephenson, Εκδόσεις University Press
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