LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The student , during their stay at the facilities of Otolaryngology and through the guidance of mentors must learn and know pretty much the following methods : 1 ) fiberoptic endoscopy of the upper aereodigestive with the elements for a differential diagnosis of the major diseases of the hypopharynx and larynx ; 2 ) diagnosis of the auditory disorders with the aim to differentiate a transmissive deafness from a mixed or perceptive deafness, cochlear or retrocochlear ; 3 ) the instrumental diagnosis of the vestibular apparatus with the aim of being able to interpret the study of the vestibulo- oculomotor reflex and the vestibulo- spinal reflex . The student must also perform independently otoscopy , rhinoscopy and the exploration of the oral cavity.
COURSE CONTENTS SUMMARY
The course aims to make students learn and know the most important semeiological maneuvers in otolaryngology . The student will attend the department, outpatient clinics and special services and they will be capable to perform, with strict observance of a tutor, otoscopy , rhinoscopy and the exploration of the oral cavity; Students will also attend the fiberoptic endoscopy as well as the audiologic and vestibular services.
Roberto Albera - Giovanni Rossi: Otorinolaringoiatria III Edizione - Edizioni Minerva Medica
Enrico de Campora - Paolo Pagnini: Otorinolaringoiatria - Elsevier
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
Oral exam . During the verification , the student must demonstrate that they know and have learned the most important methods in the field of semeiological Otolaryngology
The objectives of the course are pursued through the frequency of the student at the facilities of Otolaryngology . The students, in small groups, log on to the department , outpatient clinics and special services . The guidance of a tutor allows them to learn some educational objectives gestures , such as the exploration of the oral cavity , and to attend the methodical exploration of the upper aereodigestive , execution and interpretation of audiological and vestibular tests .