Attendance is considered compulsory in all teaching activities. It will be controlled, sometimes, in the case of theoretical sessions and in all seminars and practical sessions. In the latter two cases absences must be justified. It must pass both the theoretical part (3 out of 6) and practices to pass the course (1.5 out of 3).
In the case of not passing the subject but having obtained the minimum grade to pass in one of the two parts, the grade of the approved part will be valid for the ordinary and extraordinary calls of the following two courses.
A 20% additional grade can be obtained (only if the subject is approved) by means of essays of a maximum of 1000 words commenting complementary materials that will be provided to the students throughout the course.
A) Theory: 6 short questions about the theoretical contents of the subject. Each question is worth a point. Exam duration: 1:30 hours.
B) Practices: Resolve an informative need proposed by the teacher using the informative resources whose use has been learned throughout the practices. Exam duration: 3:00 hours
1) Questionnaire on formal aspects of a medical article. It is done throughout the seminar.
2-5) Group work (4-5 students) on one aspect of the subject dealt with in each seminar. It must be presented in public (maximum time 10 minutes) and presented in a report of a maximum of 1500 words (bibliography and separate figures).
D) Volunteer tests: 1000 words maximum on materials that will be provided throughout the course.
A) Theoretical part (PRAC and essay questions): the assesment criteria are the following: correct information, clarity, ability to relate concepts and critical thinking skills
B) Practical activity: ability to be autonomous and able to do the process of scientific information retrieval quickly and with precision
C) Seminars: participatory attitude and the evaluation of final works of the seminars.
D) In the voluntary tests the critical capacity, the expository clarity and the ability to relate concepts will be assessed.