||18 ECTS-credits |
|Language of instruction
||C 5-6 |
After the course the students will be familiar with surgical
thinking and be able to work in the first aid clinic, in a surgical
operating-room and in a surgical ward. The students will 1) know
how to speak to and examine a surgical patient, 2) be able to
diagnose surgical diseases, 3) know the basics of surgical care,
and 4) be able to utilize the most usual treatment procedures used
in the public health centres.
The propedeutics in General surgery, Gastroenterological
surgery, Urology, Orthopedics and Traumatology and in Thoracic and
Guided and self-made patient examination and planning of
treatment strategy, the group teachings in every surgical
speciality, the theme teaching days, the surgical wound care,
teaching in operating theatres, teaching in the surgical
out-patients clinic and the practice in surgical wards.
|Learning activities and teaching methods
||Lessons in every surgical speciality, the theme days concerning
important surgical topics, the group teachings in surgical wards
and policlinics of specific topics, clinical practices in wound
care, teaching in the operating theatres, practice and teaching in
surgical out-patients clinics, practice at surgical wards.
The practice at surgical wards (both in University hospital and in
some Central hospital of the Northern Finland) includes clinical
examination of 6 surgical patients and the practice in operating
theatres assisting in 3 operative procedures.
|Recommended or required reading
||Roberts, Alhava, Höckerstedt, Kivilaakso: Kirurgia. Kustannus
OY Duodecim Helsinki. 1. painos 2004.
Rokkanen. Slätis, Alho, Ryöppy, Huittinen:
Traumatologia. Kandidaattikustannus. Helsinki. 6. painos
Tunturi, Pätiälä, Rokkanen: Kirurgiset
pientoimenpiteet. Tampereen Lääketieteellinen
Kandidaattiseura. 4. painos
Rokkanen, Tervo, Avikainen. Käytännön ortopediaa.
Nurmi, Lukkarinen, Ruutu, Taari, Tammela: Urologia. Kustannus OY
Duodecim. Helsinki. 2002.
|Assessment methods and criteria
||Taking part into the group teaching events, theme days and
practices in surgical wards, intermediate examinations I and II, 6
reports of examinations of surgical patients, assisting in 3
surgical operations, serving three evenings at the surgical
emergency room clinic and serving two evenings in surgical
operative unit for emergency surgery. |
||The final score of surgery is based on final exam. Mid-term exam is
accepted if at least 50% of total score is made. Serving as older
assistant can raise end marking by 6 points. |
||Professor Tatu Juvonen and professor Jyrki Mäkelä |
||Surgery II (C11-12) and optional courses I and II ( C11-12) |