School of Medicine
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Undergraduate Courses

Otorinolaryngology (Clinical Training)

Semester 11th & 12th ()

Hours Teaching 0 hours, Laboratory 0 hours, Tutorial 0 hours , Clinical Training 35 hours (per week)



Sixth year students attend the Otorhinolaryngology Clinic for 2 weeks (compulsorily). It is the responsibility of the Teaching Staff of Otorhinolaryncology Clinic to train the students and goal of the practical training is to allow students to become more experienced concerning both practical and theoretical issues regarding the specialty. Courses in Otorhinolaryngology emergencies, Head and Neck oncology and the diagnostic approach to patients are held. Students compulsorily attend the ward round performed by the doctors of the ENT Clinic on a daily basis and participate in the whole diagnostic and therapeutic procedure. Students attend the ambulatory, participate in operations, are trained at the Units and the Laboratories of the Clinic (Neuro-otology – Nystagmography, Audiometer – Tympanometer, Logotherapy, Endoscopic ENT). During the clinical training students are allowed one absence maximum. Goal of the training is to familiarize students with examination and diagnostic techniques concerning the specialty of Otorhinolaryngology.

Curriculum includes:

  • Otoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Flexible endoscopy
  • Audiometry
  • Tympanometry
  • Nystagmography
  • Evoked Potentials

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