Professionalizing Training Activity

Professionalizing Training Activity

 

Introduction

PTA'S REGULATION and INFORMATIONS
 

PTA'S TIMETABLE:

- 1ST YEAR

- 2ND YEAR

 

Introduction

According to the Ministerial Decrees n. 58/2018 and 8/2020, the master’s degree course in Medicine and Surgery (LM/41) released by Polytechnic University of Marche is both academic and qualifying.

Study plan of Medicine and Surgery Course devotes 61 ECTS to Professionalizing Training Activity (PTA) during the six years. Every year, PTAs are organized in different skills.
During the first two years, PTAs occur in Medicine and Surgery and Engineering Faculties (classrooms and laboratories) while starting from the third year also in the healthcare facilities.

Before PTAs in healthcare facilities is mandatory to undergo a medical examination from a qualified doctor.

Year

Skills

First year (2 ECTS-CFU)

- PRESENTATION: OBJECTIVES / METHODS / VERIFICATION

- APPLIED GENETICS
- NUTRITION ELEMENTS
- LABORATORY EXERCISES (Histology)

Second year (2 ECTS-CFU)

- PRESENTATION: OBJECTIVES / METHODS / VERIFICATION
- FIRST AID
- SANITARY ALARM
- LABORATORY EXERCISES (Anatomy)
- PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY

Third year (9 ECTS)

- PRESENTATION: OBJECTIVES / METHODS / VERIFICATION
- COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES PART I
- BASE CARDIOPOLMONARY RE-ENACTMENT
- GENERAL OBJECTIVE, SEGMENTARY AND EXAMINATION FOR ORGAN OR APPARATUS IN NORMALITY
- DETECTION OF VITAL PARAMETERS
- GENERIC ANAMNESIS
- YEAR III PRACTICAL WORKSHOP
- 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES USED IN THE MEDICAL FIELD. HISTORICAL NOTES AND MATERIALS.

Fourth year (14 ECTS)

- PRESENTATION: OBJECTIVES / METHODS / VERIFICATION

- PRACTICAL LABORATORIES
- CLINICS, DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY IN THE CARDIOLOGICAL, HEMATOLOGICAL, ENDOCRINOLOGICAL, GASTROENTEROLOGICAL, PNEUMOLOGICAL, AND UROLOGICAL AREAS.
-
MEDICAL DEVICE TECHNOLOGY I (Medical devices for the assessment of physiological parameters: Electrocardiograph, arterial pressure measurement devices, electrosurgical units, defibrillators).

Fifth year (18 ECTS)

- PRESENTATION: OBJECTIVES / METHODS / VERIFICATION
- CLINICS, DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY IN THE CRANIAL-FACIAL, SKELETAL, NEUROLOGICAL AREAS
- FIRST AND SECOND LEVEL RADIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES
- TAKING CARE OF THE ONCOLOGICAL PATIENT
- MEDICAL DEVICE TECHNOLOGY II (Medical devices for imaging: Ultrasound and radiographic imaging devices)
- LABORATORIES

Sixth year (15 ECTS)

- PRESENTATION: OBJECTIVES / METHODS / VERIFICATION

- PROBLEM SOLVING (To provide students with the skills to know-how and to knowing how to be a doctor which consists in applying the biomedical and clinical knowledge; to practice in solving deontology issues professional and medical ethics, in demonstrating aptitude to solve related clinical problems to the area of medicine and surgery)

 

Attendance

PTA attendance is 100% mandatory and all skills attendance must be completed by the academic calendar deadlines.
Absences are permitted and validated only in case of disease, medical examination, mourning and exam by sending a ticket with a proper document or certificate in the MED-Helpdesk platform or an email to afp.medicina@univpm.it or gedap.medicina@univpm.it . PTA absences must be always communicated and students who don’t communicate PTA absence have to repeat all PTA skills attendance.
Students who don’t complete 100% attendance of all skills within the academic year have to repeat all PTA skills and they aren’t allowed to attend PTA skills of the following year.

 

Timetable

Professionalizing Training Activity scheduling observes the academic calendar approved by the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Depending on the skill, students attend activities simultaneously or divided into groups.
All PTAs end by 31st July. Catch up classes are scheduled at the end of the activities and they finish within 10th August, except for students of the first year whose catch up activities are subject to enrolment date. Catch up activities will be organized by Gestione ed Erogazione Didattica e Attività Professionalizzanti (GEDAP) Office and conveyed to students. Students are not allowed to arrange catch up activities by themselves.

 

PTA record book

At the end of each skill, student attendance is certified by tutor's signature and stamp in the student PTA record book. PTA record book can be collected from Students Secretariat’s Office (ground floor-polo Eustachio) before the beginning of PTA activities.
After completing all PTA skills of the current academic year, students have to go to Gestione ed Erogazione Didattica e Attività Professionalizzanti (GEDAP) Office (fifth floor-polo Murri) to apply the final stamp that allows the registration to PTA exam. Students will show it to the PTA exam board to verify PTA tutors’ judgments. After passing PTA exam, they will give it back to Students Secretariat’s Office.
At the time of the application of the final stamp, if the PTA record book is not fully and accurately completed, GEDAP Office will keep it. PTA record book will be delivered to Students Secretariat’s Office by GEDAP Office and the student will repeat the year and attend all skills for a second time.

 

PTA Exam

After completing all PTA skills of the current academic year and the final stamp, students can enroll in PTA exam (oral and practical exam) whose mark contributes to the grade point average. Overall, there are three rounds/year, one per session (February, June-July, and September). Students can enroll in PTA exam only if they have already passed PTA exam of the previous year.

 

Workplace health and safety training courses and medical examination

In full compliance with the safety regulation, students have worker-equivalent status and as such require training on health and safety in the workplace. Attendance of online Workplace health and safety training courses is mandatory for all students.
Students of the first and second year have to acquire the certificates of the General training course (4 hours) and the Specific training course – Medium risk (8 hours) whereas Specific training course – High risk (12 hours) is mandatory for students attending the third year.
More information and instructions for accessing e-learning platform will be soon available here.

Starting from the third year, in order to attend PTA activities in healthcare facilities, students are required to be examined by a qualified doctor. All details here

In case of injury during a PTA activity, student has to follow the procedure available here (English version will be soon available).

 

Information

For any further information or support contact Gestione ed Erogazione Didattica e Attività Professionalizzanti (GEDAP) Office (gedap.medicina@univpm.it or afp.medicina@univpm.it).

 

 

FIRST YEAR

PROFESSIONALIZING ACTIVITIES - FIRST YEAR

SECOND YEAR

PROFESSIONALIZING ACTIVITIES - SECOND YEAR

THIRD YEAR

PROFESSIONALIZING ACTIVITIES - THIRD YEAR

FOURTH YEAR

PROFESSIONALIZING ACTIVITIES - FOURTH YEAR

FIFTH YEAR

PROFESSIONALIZING ACTIVITIES - FIFTH YEAR

SIXTH YEAR

PROFESSIONALIZING ACTIVITIES - SIXTH YEAR