Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ ΙΑΤΡΙΚΗΣ / History of Medicine Subjects
CodeΙΑ0270
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorNiki Papavramidou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID200000268

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2015)

Registered students: 183
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses322

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2013-2014)

Registered students: 8
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses322

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2011-2012)

Registered students: 20
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses322

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600106145
SectionInstructors
1. Ανατομικής&Παθολογικής ΑνατομικήςDimitrios Christodoulou, Niki Papavramidou
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to -understand medical progress (how medicine evolved from "art" to "science") -link medical terminology, techniques and methods of modern medicine to their historical origin
General Competences
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course deals with the history of ancient greek medicine. Students are introduced to Homeric medicine, medical aspects of Greek mythology, medicine practiced in oracles and especially medicine of Asclepius. The presocratic philosophical schools and their impact on the transformation of medicine from theocratic to rationalistic are presented, while Hippocratic medicine is thoroughly studied. Finally, the evolution of the medical art to science is demonstrated, taking examples from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Keywords
ancient Greek medicine, homeric medicine, medicine of Asclepius, Hippocratic medicine, medicine of the 19th century, medicine of the 20th century
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 Communication with Students
Description
Use of power point during lectures. Use of e-mail for contacting between teacher and students.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures20.1
Reading Assigment20.1
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities20.1
Written assigments60.2
Total120.5
Student Assessment
Description
During the written evaluation of students, the basic knowledge of the course of evolution of medicine is seeked. It is necessary for students to know the key elements that contributed to the progress of medicine. The clear knowledge and understanding of the temporal sequence of historical facts and discoveries is also evaluated.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [13257057]: Ιστορία της Ιατρικής, Λασκαράτος Ι. Βιβλίο [2877]: ΕΙΚΟΝΟΓΡΑΦΗΜΕΝΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΙΑΤΡΙΚΗΣ , ΣΠ.ΜΑΡΚΕΤΟΣ
Additional bibliography for study
Ιατρική στην Αρχαία Ελλάδα, Λυπουρλής Δ.
Last Update
09-10-2014