Endocrynology, English Division 4-year program

Number of teaching hours:
The course covers 10 hours of instruction, divided as below:
Seminars – 4 hours (every day from 8:00 am to 10:00 am)
Practical training – 6 hours (every day from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm)
Duration of the course: 2 days

The aim of the course:
The aim of the training is to prepare medical students to work as a general practitioners with a knowledge of common endocrinological disorders. Students are also taught how to select patients that should be diagnosed and treated in reference centers / i.e. University Hospitals/.

Topics of seminars:
Day 1

  1. Pituitary tumors (Janusz Pachucki MD., PhD)
  2. Adrenal tumors (Prof. Ewa Bar-Andziak MD., PhD)

Day 2

  1. Thyroid autoimmune diseases (Prof. Tomasz Bednarczuk MD., PhD)
  2. Thyroid tumors (Piotr Miśkiewicz MD., PhD)

Practical classes:
Students are expected to have knowledge of standards in patient interview and basics physical exams. Students will be assigned to the assistants to help in communicating questions and commands to the patients. After completion patients will be discussed in the interactive mode.

Practical classes on day 1 and day 2 – Michał Popow MD., PhD.