1. To acquire tools from humanistic disciplines (e.g. close reading, use of poems, photographs, or music, among other artistic means) and use them to understand the patient’s illness within his/her socioeconomical and emotional condition.
2. To examine the use of humanistic tools in medical practice as therapeutic and communication means.
3. To identify the role of emotional and philosophical intelligence, and cultural awareness, in relation to medical sciences.
4. To evaluate the need of nurturing narrative competence in health practitioners as part of their professional skills development. Narrative competence is defined as "the capacity to recognize, absorb, metabolize, interpret, and be moved by stories of illness".
5. To implement both critical and insightful thinking to construct integrated medical concepts, going from the specific (the patient) to the broad (social, cultural, political, and physical environment, beliefs, own explanations, fears, etc.).
6. To strengthen empathy in the medical practice, by recognizing how all types of intelligences (cognitive, emotional, artistic) come together to benefit both the patient and the physician.
The PBL sessions can not be re-taken and a qualification below 50/100 means > that the course is not aproved.
The PBL exam counts as 20% of the total qualification, divided in 10% the first part and 10% the second part. Both parts can be remade once.
The written essay can be improved and submitted to evaluation only once after the oral presentation.
In the case of remaking the PBL exam and/or the written essay, the
qualification for these/this can not be higher than 50% of the maximum qualification. In case that the remade work is passed, this/these qualification/s will be averaged with the qualification obtained in the PBL sessions evaluation, according to the established percentage.
Attendance to non PBL activities may add additional points.
Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Not attending the PBL tutorials