Educational Program Master Perioperative Geriatric Medicine 2021-2022

General structure and educational contents

The course lasts 20 days, for 10 hours a day, distributed over an Academic Year (10 months) and includes theoretical and practical teaching.

Compulsory course attendance is required.

Educational credits (ECTS) are 60, as in the followings:

  • frontal and group teaching
  • individual study (36 ECTS)
  • training activities (20 ECTS)
  • thesis preparation and dissertation (4 ECTS)

Intermediate and final assessment

After every session, the level of learning will be assessed in accordance with accredited criteria selected by different teachers, preferably through multiple answer tests.

Clinical competence will be asessed through case study analysis and discussion. Clinical practice will take place in public or private accredited hosptals, will be judged by educational tutors and will be based on the ability to evaluate and manage a surgical geriatric patient, to use specific tests, scales and scores and to make the right choice about different treatment options.

Obtaining the qualification will require successfull exams and discussion of a final thesis on pertinent subjects. Thesis will be in double copy and on digital support (CD) in MS Words.

Unsuccessful exam will only give the certificate of attedance, not the MSc qualification.