University of Ioannina, PC 45110, Greece
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Objective of the subject: The overall objectives of this course are to provide students with the knowledge needed for the diagnosis, conservative treatment, prevention and restoration to health of the disorders of the inner organs of the body.

Content of the subject: Thrombophilia, antithrombotic and anticoagulation therapy, coma, hepatitis, cirrhosis: chronic liver failure and portal hypertension, emergent oncology problems, chronic renal and cardiorenal disease, urinalysis and acute renal failure, primary health care, common arrhythmias: emergent management, lymphoma-multiple myeloma, potassium disorders, balance of body fluid volume, emergent endocrinology problems, principles of treatment of idiopathic ypertension, pancreatitis, community-acquired pneumonia, management of dyslipidemia, diarrhoea-constipation, acute monoarthritis, acute allergic reaction, neoplastic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, diabetes mellitus, thyroid diseases, jaundice, practical guidelines for the treatment of hypertension, glomerulonephritis, infectious diseases I-III, diagnostic exercises in Internal Medicine, cholangiocarcinoma, disorders of acid-base balance, inflammatory bowel disease, stroke, poisonings, sodium disorders, heart failure, gouty arthritis, osteoarthritis-osteoporosis, acute myocardial infarction: diagnosis and emergent treatment, acute and chronic leukaemia, anemia, basic principles of antimicrobial chemotherapy I-III, diabetic ketoacidosishyperosmotic coma, emergent and intensive care medicine, alcoholism, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer, management of cirrhotic complications. These units are taught at the amphitheatre on an everyday basis through lectures lasting one hour and it's obligatory for every student to follow.

Form and outcome of the tuition: The course is taught in combination with clinical practice in groups of students. During the clinical practice the students participate actively at the function of the 1st and 2nd Division of the Department of Internal Medicine (outpatient clinics, patient wards) and the Emergency Department under the supervision of the senior academic members of the medical teams of the two Internal Medicine Divisions. During the ward round a tutorial of different clinical entities and problems beyond those having been taught at the amphitheatre takes place, so that the whole range of Internal Medicine will be covered. The final output of knowledge has as a result to increase the student’s capability at the end of their training of diagnosing, differentiating and managing of: Infectious, gastrointestinal, endocrine, blood, cardiac, skin, respiratory, rheumatology, metabolic and
immunosuppression-related diseases.

Hours of training per student: 325

Year of education: 6th

ECTS: 13