Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in Medicine and Surgery
Academic year when starting the degree: 
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
Course type: 
Various educational activities
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Apprenticeship (100 hours)

Before Training 1, the student must have attended the Clinical Methods course, an integrated course that takes place during the second semester of the 2nd year.

Final Examination: 

The tutor will report , on the dedicated form, which aims have been achieved by the student.

Giudizio Finale

Training 1 is a mandatory training program for the students during the 3rd year (5 CFU). It is performed in Internal Medicine ward and General Surgery ward. The students learn how to:
• get an accurate and complete account of the patient’s clinical history
• carry out a complete physical examination of the patient
• interact with patients and their relatives in an empathetic and positive way.

During Training 2, the student will be required to:
• record a patient’s complete clinical history : presenting complaint, history of present and previous illnesses, family history, social and occupational history
• carry out e a complete physical examination, including objective general examination, examination of respiratory system, cardiovascular system, abdomen, nervous system, locomotor system.

The reference textbooks are those recommended for the Clinical Methods course.

Training 1 includes:
• Two weeks of attendance in an Internal Medicine ward
• One week of attendance in a General Surgery ward
Training shifts are pre-agreed and organized in order to alternate weeks of training with weeks of lessons, avoiding any overlap between these two activities.
Attendance is mandatory and includes presence in the ward from Monday to Saturday for 6 hours a day. Upon arrival in the ward, each student will be assigned to a tutor identified by the Director of the ward. The tutor will follow the student during the entire period of attendance. The wards involved in this training are parts of hospitals of University of Insubria.

At the end of each training period, the student must provide the administrative office with the documents confirming ward attendance, signed by the tutor, the aims form, signed by the tutor and the ward director , and the form where the student has to report, anonymously, his opinion about the training.