Course Information
TitleΔερματολογία / Dermatology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEleni Sotiriou
Course ID600017895

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

Registered students: 362
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course633

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
1. Α' Κλινική Δερματικών και Αφροδισίων Νοσημάτων
2. Β' Κλινική Δερματικών και Αφροδισίων Νοσημάτων
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will gain basic knowledge of skin diseases and sexually transmitted diseases, benign and malignant tumors of the skin. Teaching focuses in: pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical signs, prognosis and management of the disease. Dermatology taught in Greek on 5th year. The teaching includes theoretical instruction and compulsory exercise in outpatients department of Dermatology Clinic. The theoretical course presents and analyze many pictures of skin diseases and during the course in outpatient Dermatology Clinic students are able to see, ask and discuss patients incidents.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theoretical part • Introduction- Basic Types of skin lesions (Basic Terminology of Dermatology) • Viral Skin diseases • Bacterial Skin diseases • Fungal Diseases of Skin and Mucosa • Diseases caused by Arthropods • Diseases of the nails • Endocrine disorders • Diseases of the hair • Sexually Transmitted Diseases • Urticaria-Angioedema • Eczema-Dermatitis • Erythemato-Papulo-Squamous Diseases (Psoriasis, Lichen, Pityriasis Rosea) • Blistering Diseases • Hereditary Disorders of Keratinization (Icthyoses) • Skin tumors • Connective tissue diseases Dermatological practice (outpatients department) • Patient Evaluation – History • Physical Examination (Basic type of skin lesions, exanthema – enanthem analysis and description, approach to differential diagnosis, diagnosis, laboratoty diagnostic tests, specialized procedures-dermatoscopy) • Dermatologic Surgery (Perioperative considerations, Biopsies-punch biopsy, simple excision, plastic procedures, electrosurgery-diathermy, cryotherapy, phototherapy)
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work220.8
Reading Assigment140.5
Clinical Practice220.8
Student Assessment
The secretary of the Medicine School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will announce the exact place and day of the examination. Oral examinations can be conducted under certain conditions.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Έγχρωμος Άτλας Δερματολογίας΄΄ Robin Graham- Brown και Johnny Bourke.
Additional bibliography for study
Δερματολογία-Αφροδισιολογία, Χριστίνα Αντωνίου και Α. Κατσάμπα
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