2023-2024 / DIGT0120-1

Multidisciplinary approach to the digestive system


46h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in medicine5 crédits 


Pierre Bonnet, Didier Cataldo, Bernard Lambermont, Edouard Louis, Pascale Quatresooz


Didier Cataldo

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

In this multidisciplinary approach, a course will be given on gastro-intestinal tract and liver semiology, biochemistry, physiology, histology and anatomy and some aspects ofsemiology. The priority of this course is to give the students the knowledge to participate in the sessions of clinical reasoning learning. This course will both tackle aspects of normal function and pathology. It also represents an introduction to more complete teachings that will be given in the course of gastro-intestinal tract pathology in Block 1 of Master.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Knowledge  of theoretical bases of digestive semiolog, biochemistry, physiology, anatomy, histology, semiology and examples of pathologies.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Please refer to curses scheddule

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Ex cathedra lesson.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Presential lessons combined with on-line ressources and mall groups learning.

Recommended or required readings

Slides and notes available on line or to be purchased (AREM). References books available at the library.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Out-of-session test(s)

Additional information:

Written exam in june and september

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Please refer to the contact informations avalaible on the Nephro-Urinary Course

Association of one or more MOOCs