GENERAL OBJECTIVES

 • To understand the basic, clinical and social foundations which will allow the student solve health needs and problems and address them with a biopsychosocial approach.
 • To make promotion, prevention, diagnosis and treatment efforts, besides an adequate and timely rehabilitation of common illnesses in the individual, family and community.
 • To apply knowledge and skills in different social spaces for practice.
 • To learn to investigate to transform reality.
 • To develop a critical attitude that allows the student to apply his theoretical knowledge to professional practice, promoting the pursuit of quality and excellence in activity performance.
 • â€˘ To analyze problems and conflicts presented in the exercise of their profession and solve them with practical, legal and humanistic sense.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

Informative Objectives

 • To identify the different stages on the health-disease process, considering the biological, psychological and social issues.
 • To recognize the specific risk of each individual regarding the possibility of: damage, secondary disease, disability, health restoration and death.
 • To apply the specific and nonspecific prevention, detection, early diagnosis, opportune treatment and rehabilitation with the available means and / or management of extra, intra or inter resources of the most frequent health problems.
 • To accomplish special actions to promote health.
 • To prescribe the most appropriate and convenient form of useful therapy, for frequent illnesses.
 • To identify and manage the inherent problems of sexuality and human reproduction.
 • To identify and manage growth problems, and children and adolescents’ development.
 • To recognize surgical syndromes and to manage general and minor surgery.
 • To identify the most frequent medical problems to deal with or derivate.
 • To apply the fundamental administrative procedures to offer health services.

Training objectives


 • To learn to work as a team.
 • To apply the theoretical knowledge into the professional service.
 • To act with ethics and humanism in the profession exercise.
 • To develop a spirit of responsible and creative initiative.
 • To learn to analyze problems, make the right decisions and learn about them.
 • To be an autonomous learner and to apply his own criteria.
 • To learn how to look forward and change reality.
 • To foster commitment and participation in solving problems related to his professional practice.
 • To develop critical thinking and health care based in evidence.
 • To pursuit quality and excellence as a doctor, and to be able to accomplish the desired specialty.
 • To develop a constant clinical research attitude to strengthen his knowledge for a continuous improvement on decision making.
 • To train competent medical personnel with fully developed knowledge, abilities and skills.