1. To prepare the Occupational Therapy student to understand the general issues and major aspects of the medical/surgical patient, exposing the main ways of becoming ill and the general work method of surgery as a principal therapeutic means for a large group of respiratory, circulatory and digestive diseases.
2. To perform the interpretation of medical/surgical semiotics in the sickening of the patient with respiratory, circulatory and digestive pathologies.
3. To adequately make the clinical diagnosis and exploration of these patients by the occupational therapist faced with their social insertion.