This Master in Medicine and Surgery is taught in the nearby city of Piacenza.
The medical training thus oriented is also seen as the first segment of an education that must last over time, and in this perspective the knowledge that the student must acquire in this phase has been calibrated, giving due importance to self-learning, to experiences. not only in hospitals but also in local health facilities, epidemiology, for the development of clinical reasoning and the culture of prevention.
The qualifying characteristics of the doctor to be trained include:
Good ability to human contact (communication skills);
Self-learning and self-assessment skills (continuing education);
Ability to independently analyze and solve problems associated with medical practice together with good clinical practice based on scientific evidence (evidence-based medicine);
A habit of constant updating of knowledge and skills, and possession of the methodological and cultural bases suitable for the autonomous acquisition and critical evaluation of new knowledge and skills (continuing professional development);
Good practice of interdisciplinary and interprofessional work (interprofessional education);
In-depth knowledge of the methodological foundations necessary for a correct approach to scientific research in the medical field, together with the autonomous use of information technologies indispensable in clinical practice.
Graduates in Medicine and Surgery carry out the activity of surgeons in various clinical, health, and biomedical roles and professional fields. A Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery is also a requirement for admission to Postgraduate Schools in the medical area.
The course prepares for the professions of surgeons in its various functional articulations.
The duration of the Master's Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery is 6 years; according to current legislation, the teaching of the Degree Course is normally organized for each year of the course in two coordinated cycles lasting less than one year: the cycles, conventionally referred to as semesters, start in October and March, respectively, and have a total duration of at least 28 weeks. To achieve the degree, the student must have acquired 300 university training credits (CFU); in addition, specific professional skills in the field of internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, laboratory medicine, skin, and venereal diseases, and medical-surgical specialties, must be achieved by carrying out professional training activities for a duration of not less than 60 CFU.
What to expect upon graduation
The international dimension of the course and the competence in global health make the graduate in Medicine and Surgery prepared to undertake Italian and international specializations, professional practice and biomedical research. Training therefore can go on with post-graduate programs in Italy or in other Countries, according to the relative regulations, such as:
Medical specialization schools
Training in General Medicine
Second level Masters
IMAT (International Medical Admission Test) is unique and is of identical content in all test sites. It is prepared by the Ministry of University and Research (MUR) using the Cambridge Assessment.
The MUR each year details its content and procedures by decree.
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Instruction for Italian and EU nationals students. Procedures for Non-EU nationals.