School of Medicine
University of Patras
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Undergraduate Courses

Endocrinology (Clinical Training)

Semester 11th & 12th ()

Hours Practical Training 25 hours per week (for 2 weeks)



The students are practiced in small groups in endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes. The exercise is done daily during all working hours at the outpatient clinic of the Endocrine Unit. Emphasis is placed on history taking, physical examination and diagnosis in collaboration with the students. Also the treatment is determined and the therapeutic decisions are justified. After the end of the outpatient clinic students’ visit with the doctors of the Department, who are responsible for the estimates of hospitalized patients, patients in the clinic of the University Hospital of Patras with problems of the endocrine system. In parallel students attend classes of the Endocrine Unit, which are taking place on a regular basis to educate and inform physicians of the Department, as well as the patients' clinicopathologic discussion in the auditorium of the University Hospital of Patras organized by the Department of Internal Medicine.