4th Clinical Semester


ECTS Course Code
Compulsory subjects
Hours/ Semester
ECTS Credits
8-M-O-P-1
8-M-O-S-5
8-M-V-L-8
Chirugie
Surgery including:

- Practical,
- Seminar and
- Lecture

Content: Lectures with systematic presentation of the entire field of surgery including abdominal, thoracic, vascular, transplant, cardiac, oral and maxillofacial surgery and traumatology

Assessment: MCQ-examination and interdisciplinary oral examination together with orthopaedics, urology and anaesthesiology

Knowledge and skills achieved: Diagnosis and therapy of all important surgical diseases with special emphasis on physical examination, interpretation of laboratory data and imaging techniques
35
14
42
6
3
8-M-O-P-2
8-M-V-L-9
Orthopädie
Orthopaedics including

- Practical and
- Lecture

Content: Diagnosis and therapy of orthopaedic diseases

Assessment: interdisciplinary oral examination together with surgery, urology and anaesthesiology

Knowledge and skills achieved: Basic principles and knowledge of orthopaedic diseases
30,8
14
5
8-M-O-P-3
8-M-V-L-1
Urologie
Urology including

- Practical and
- Lecture

In preparation for the practical, lectures on the following topics will be held and must be attended to participate in practical: introduction; bladder cancer; kidney tumours; urogenital abnormalities, renal transplantation; neurogenic bladder disorder; urological emrgencies; testicular cancer; urolithiasis; paediatric urology, urinary tract infections; benign prostatic hyperplasia; erectile dysfunction; gynaecological urology; prostate cancer

Content: The practical begins with participation during morning rounds and the clinical conference. Afterwards, the students are assigned to the following 3 rotations:
  • In-patient-care: Introduction to general basic skills: history taking, physical examinations; practical skills (venous blood sampling, placement of iv-lines, injections, application and change of wound dressings, gastric tubes etc); participation in giving preoperative informed consent; introduction to urological skills: clinical techniques of examination; placement and care of urinary catheters; sampling and dipstick testing of urine, urine cultures
  • Operating room: patient preparation and positioning; surgical scrubbing; assistance in urological procedures; hospitation in endourological procedures with video transmission; surgical knotting techniques; introduction to urologic surgical appliances, catheters and instruments
  • Amulatory: Hospitation in urological units: extracorporeal shockwave lithotrypsy; Uroflowmetry, Urodynamics; Endoscopy; Intervention and minimal-invasive procedures; radiological examinations; Hospitation and performance of ultrasound examinations; Voluntary participation in urological consultation hours (Urological paediatrics, Andrology, Infertility, Incontinence)

Assessment: interdisciplinary oral examination together with surgery, orthopaedics and anaesthesiology

Knowledge and skills achieved: Basic skills and knowledge in general urology
30,8
14
5
8-M-O-P-4
8-M-V-L-7
Anästhesiologie
Anaesthesiology including

- Practical and
- Lecture

Content: The principles of Aneasthesiology and intensive care.
* General anaesthesia: intravenous anaestetics, volatile aneasthetics, muscle relaxants, opioids, intubation, crush-intubation
* Regional anaesthesia: plexus axillaris, spinal epidural aneasthesia, peripheral blocks, postoperative pain therapy
* Intensive care: ventilation, fluid therapy, antibiotics, sepsis, shock

Assessment: interdisciplinary oral examination together with surgery, urology and anaesthesiology

Knowledge and skills achieved: -
30,8
14
5
8-M-O-S-6
Notfallmedizin
Emergency Medicine

- Seminar
- Lecture

Content:

Assessment:

Knowledge and skills achieved:
14
14
1
8-M-O-S-8
Schmerzmedizin
Pain Medicine

- Seminar
- Lecture

Content:

Assessment:

Knowledge and skills achieved:
7
14
1
8-M-O-S-7
Palliativmedizin
Palliative Medicine

- Seminar

Content:

Assessment:

Knowledge and skills achieved:
28
2
5-M-O-S-4
5-M-V-L-14
Bildgebende Verfahren, Strahlenbehandlung und Strahlenschutz
Imaging techniques, radiotherapy and radiation protection including
- Seminar and
- Lecture

Content: The physics of radiation and its effects, radiation biology, dosimetry, practical safety measures, techniques of X-ray examinations, interpretation of X-ray images of the thoracic and abdominal organs and the musculo-skeletal system, contrast media, nuclear medicine and the basic principles of modern radiotherapy ,Imaging techniques and diagnostic methods in nuclear medicine, pharmacology of radioisotopes, principles of physiological concentration of radioisotopes.
Assessment: MCQ examination and certificate of attendance
Knowledge and skills achieved: Knowledge about the physics of x-rays, knowledge about the physics of magnetic resonance imaging, knowledge about the clinical applications of plain films, computed tomograpy, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging, knowledge about basic principles and side effects of contrast media,interpretation of X-ray images, magnetic resonance images and computed tomography images of the thoracic and abdominal organs, knowledge about the typical imaging features of common diseases of the abdomem, chest and brain
14
14
2
8-M-V-L-10
Klinisch-pathologische Konferenz
Clinical-pathological conference (special pathology) Part II

- Practical

Content:

Assessment: written examination

Knowledge and skills achieved:
8
2