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MINISTERUL EDUCAȚIEI NAȚIONALE ȘI CERCETĂRII ȘTIINȚIFICE

Str. Universității nr.16, 700115, Iași, România


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SYLLABUS

1. Programme Details
1.1. GRIGORE T. POPA UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND PHARMACY IASI
1.2. FACULTY : MEDICINE / DEPARTMENT: MEDICALE II
1.3. DISCIPLINE: GERIATRICS
1.4. FIELD of STUDY: HEALTH
1.5. STUDY CYCLE: BACHELOR
1.6. PROGRAMME of STUDY: English

2. Discipline Details
2.1. Name of the Discipline: GERIATRICS
2.2. Teaching staff in charge with lectures: Sef lucr dr Ilie Adina Carmen, Sef lucr dr Anca Iuliana
Pislaru
2.3. Teaching staff in charge with seminar activities: Sef lucr dr Ilie Adina Carmen, ,Asist univ Abdulan
Irina Mihaela, Asis univ Stefaniu Ramona, Asist univ Sandu Ioana Alexandra
2.4. Year VI 2.5. Semester I/II 2.6. Type of E1/E2 2.7. Discipline Compulsory
evaluation regimen

3. Overall Time Estimates (hours/semester of didactic activity)


3.1. Number of 4 Of which: 3.2. 2 3.3. seminar/ 2
hours per week lectures laboratory
3.4. Total hours in 18 Of which: 3.5. 8 3.6. seminar/ 10
the curriculum lectures laboratory
Distribution of time Hours
Study time using coursebook materials, bibliography and notes 5
Further study time in the libray, online and in the field 1
Preparation time for seminars / laboratories, homework, reports, portfolios and essays 4
Tutoring 2
Examinations 1
Other activities -
3.7. Total hours of individual study 11
3.8. Total hours / semester 29
3.9. Number of credits 8*

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* Credits within Familiy Medecine

4. Prerequisites (where applicable)


4.1. curriculum -
4.2. competences -

5. Conditions (where applicable)


5.1. for lecture delivery -
5.2. for seminar / laboratory delivery -

6. Specific Competences Acquired


Professional Competences Knowledge of specifics of geriatric medicine and elderly medical
(knowledge and skills) approach.
Knowledge of the main geriatric syndromes.
Performing the geriatric evaluation.
Transversal Competences The interdisciplinary approach of the elderly patients
(roles, personal and professional
development)

7. Obiectives of the Discipline (related to the acquired competences)


7.1. General Obiective Introduction to particularities of geriatrics and medical approach of the
geriatric patient
7.2. Specific Obiectives To obtain knowledge and abilities necessary for the geriatric evaluation
To be able to identify geriatric syndromes
To identify frailty with all its components (physic, psychic, social)
To participate in an multidisciplinary team for the geriatric patient

8. Contents
8.1. Lecture Teaching methods Comments
1. Gerontology: Interactive with
 Theories of aging. PowerPoint support
 Epidemiological and demographic aspects of
aging
 Principles of therapy in geriatrics
 Psychological and social aspects of aging
2. Physiological changes of ageing. Iatrogeny and Interactive with
geriatrics PowerPoint support
 Normal physiological ageing
 Success ageing vs. usual ageing
 Principles of iatrogeny
 Polimedication vs correct treatment in
elderly patient with comorbidities
3. Geriatric syndromes Interactive with
 Homeostenosys, frailty, malnutrition PowerPoint support
 Sleep disorders, delirium, dementia
 Syncope
 Prolonged bed rest
 Falls
 Heart failure
4. Geriatric emergencies Interactive with
PowerPoint support

Bibliography
1. Alexa ID: Geriatrie clinică,, ed.a II-a, Ed. „Gr.T. Popa” Iaşi, 2006

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2. Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, 2017
3. Merck Manual of Geriatrics 3rd Edition
8.2. Seminar / Laboratory Teaching methods Comments

1. Geriatric assessment: particularities, Interactive, with patients, using


cognitive evaluation (MMSE) geriatric scales; clinical cases
2. Geriatric assessment: functional assessment Interactive, with patients, using
(ADL, IADL), nutritional assessment, geriatric scales; clinical cases
depression scale
3. Multidisciplinary team approach for elderly Interactive, with patients; clinical
patients with multiple chronic diseases: cases
principles of diet, physical exercise and
medical treatment. Reading EKG, chest r X-
ray and laboratory tests for elderly patients
with multiple chronic diseases. Drug-drug
interactions in elderly. Principles of
pharmacotherapy. Appropriate approach to
prescribing and monitoring side-effects:
orthostatic hypotension, syncope, bleeding,
iatrogenic-induced thyroid pathology.
4. Features of ambulatory care in elderly Interactive, with patients; clinical
patients: monitoring therapeutic cases
compliance, telemonitoring systems, home
care and palliative care.
Bibliography
1. Alexa ID: Geriatrie clinică,, ed.a II-a, Ed. „Gr.T. Popa” Iaşi, 2006
2. Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, 2017
3. Merck Manual of Geriatrics 3rd Edition

9. Correlations between the contents of the discipline and the expectations of the
epistemic community, of profesional associations and of employers in the field
Knowledge and skills are established as teaching objectives and specified in curricula reviewed annually.
After the analysis in the discipline, they are discussed and approved by the Bureau of Curriculum, to
harmonize with other disciplines. Systematically it is evaluated the correspondence between content and
expectations of the academic community, the community representatives, professional associations and
employers. As a primary goal, the discipline aims to give students the best knowledge for the study of
rheumatic diseases in the License in Medicine program and for successful employment in residency programs
immediately after graduation in Romania and in other EU countries.

10. Evaluation
Type of activity 10.1. Evaluation criteria: 10.2. Methods of 10.3. Percentage of
evaluation final grade
10.4. Lecture Grade for multiple choice test standardized 50%
multiple choice test
10.5. Seminar /Average grade of ongoing ongoing evaluation 10%
Laboratory examinations
Grade for practical examination practical exam 40%
Minimum standard of performance: at least grade 5 to pass the discipline

Date: 1.10 2018 Signiture of Didactic Co-ordinator


Prof. dr. Ioana Dana Alexa

Signiture of Department Director


Prof. dr. Ioana Dana Alexa

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