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Professional activities

What are

The Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree program attaches great importance to professionalizing educational activities, which provide future physicians with the professional skills (or skills) essential for postgraduate practice.

The current course curriculum includes 60 CFUs (out of 360 total CFUs) allocated to professionalizing activities, distributed over the course of the six years.

The professionalizing activities planned for the Integrated Courses of:

  • Semeiotics and Clinical Methodology (3rd year/semester)
  • Neurology and Psychiatry (5th year/semester)
  • Legal Medicine (5th year/I semester)
  • Gynecology-Ostetrics (5th year/II semester)
  • Pediatrics (5th year/II semester)
  • Emergencies and Traumatology (6th year/II semester)

take place simultaneously with the conduct of lectures.

For practice and learning of the professionalizing skills of the Integrated Courses of First Aid, Human Physiology 1, Semeiotics and Clinical Methodology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Emergencies and as an integrative component of the C.I. of Professionalizing Medical and Surgical Internship (6th year/II semester) are scheduled to attend the Advanced Simulation Center (SimAv) of the University, which is located at 3 Antonio Pastore Street.

At the SimAv you will also be able to carry out exercises based on clinical cases in micro-simulation using computer systems, with particular reference to the C.I.'s of Surgery 1, Surgery 2, and Emergencies and Traumatology.

Radiology professionalizing activities a.y. 2022/23

Radiology professionalizing activities, will take place exclusively online on the Teams platform in the form of laboratory/clinical case discussion, in the period in which the course is held (2nd semester, dates visible in CdL calendar under AP).

The student must attend, by choice, at least two of the available dates among the 6 included to complete the professionalizing activities and the achievement of 1 CFU by registering online in the departments dedicated to Radiology professionalizing activities.

Students who register for the above activities and cannot attend are requested to delete their registration within the allowed limits so that they can register for one of the other available dates.

To participate

Online enrollment in wards is activated twice a year, before the start of each semester. You may attend the same medical or surgical department twice, consecutive or not, in the same or different academic years.

You may cancel a reserved lane up to 5 days before the start of the shift. After this deadline, if you are unable to attend, you must give reasoned notice to the department chairperson before the end of the shift.

Each attendance shift has the duration of 14 days, for at least 10 days of actual attendance, unless otherwise specified by the faculty member in charge of the department.
Professional activities take place Monday through Friday, usually in the morning from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

N.B.To enroll, cancel lanes and check your status go to the dedicated page of servzionline.

Constraints and distribution

Remember to:

  • do not exceed the recommended attendance periods for 4th, 5th, and 6th years
  • attend General Practitioners (GPs) only in the 5th year
  • attend a GP in your ASL of residence

Shifts for each internship

  • 4th year: 3 rounds
  • 5th year: 1 round
  • 6th year: 3 rounds

  • 4th year: 1 shift
  • 5th year: 2 shifts (if you are a 6th year student and have already attended MMG you will have only 3 shifts in Surgery)
  • 6th year: 1 shift

  • 5th year: 2 shifts as specified above (0.5 per shift)

Recording mode

At the end of each shift, the lecturer in charge of the department certifies online that attendance has taken place and its successful completion.

N.B.The professionalizing teaching activities are object of evaluation by students. Evaluations are an indispensable tool through which the LSC monitors the progress of activities and takes necessary corrective action. You can normally make your assessment by the end of September each year.