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Workshops

How to get a place

Step 1

Create an Account on our website.

Step 1

Create an Account on our website.

Step 2

Pay the Regular / Late / Presenting Author Fee (see also Fees).

Step 2

Pay the Regular / Late / Presenting Author Fee (see also Fees).

Step 3

Wait for the Activation of the Account (the activation of your account will take up to 24H if you pay online and up to 48H if you pay by bank transfer).

Step 3

Wait for the Activation of the Account (the activation of your account will take up to 24H if you pay online and up to 48H if you pay by bank transfer).

Step 4

Check our Website and Facebook Page to see when we post new workshops. We will start announcing our workshops in early January and continue to do so until early March. You will find the complete list of Workshops on this page.

Step 4

Check our Website and Facebook Page to see when we post new workshops. We will start announcing our workshops in early January and continue to do so until early March. You will find the complete list of Workshops on this page.

Step 5

Choose the one you like. Each workshop has some recommended years of study, but there are NO strict restrictions. However, we strongly advise you to keep our suggestions in mind - if you decide to book a Workshop that doesn’t target your year of study, you might have troubles understanding some parts.

Step 5

Choose the one you like. Each workshop has some recommended years of study, but there are NO strict restrictions. However, we strongly advise you to keep our suggestions in mind - if you decide to book a Workshop that doesn’t target your year of study, you might have troubles understanding some parts.

Step 6

Book it. You must book your Workshop before 21 March 2017. Log into your account, go to the “Book a workshop” tab and follow the instructions there.

Step 6

Book it. You must book your Workshop before 21 March 2017. Log into your account, go to the “Book a workshop” tab and follow the instructions there.

Step 7

Are you a Presenting Author? If you pay the Presenting Author Fee, make sure that you submit an Abstract before the Abstract Submission Deadline. Read More about this in the “Submit your abstract” page

Step 7

Are you a Presenting Author? If you pay the Presenting Author Fee, make sure that you submit an Abstract before the Abstract Submission Deadline. Read More about this in the “Submit your abstract” page

Each participant can go to one Workshop. The number of available places at any given Workshop is limited. The places at our Workshops are given on a first come, first served basis. This means that all the participants who paid the fee have equal chances. Workshops will be held only with a minimum of 3 participants. You can participate only in the Workshops you have booked and to which you have been accepted. In order to receive your Certificate of Participation, you must book one Workshop and you must attend it. This is just a quick overview - for all the details, be sure to revisit our Terms & Conditions.

You are allowed to do this twice - check the “Book a workshop” tab in My Account.

You can do that if you pay the ExtraWorkshop Fee (20 EUR / 90 RON) before 17 March (23:59 GMT +2) 2017. You will be able to pay the ExtraWorkshop Fee only if you got an active account (you have to log into your account, go to the “Payment” tab and follow the instructions there). You can proceed to book your second Workshop as soon as we process your payment (this might take up to 24H if you pay online and up to 48H after uploading the scan of your bank receipt if you pay by bank transfer).  After your payment is processed, if you log into your account and check the “Book a workshop” tab, you will see that the “Book a second workshop” button magically appears. You must book your second Workshop before 21 March (23:59 GMT +2) 2017. You are free to book any Workshop, as long as there are available places (the number of available places at any given Workshop is limited). The places are given on a first-come, first-served basis (this means that all the participants who paid their fees have equal chances, regardless of whether it is their first or second Workshop). Read also Fees.

Tell us and if the demand is high enough, we will try to organize a second edition of the same workshop. You can do that by accessing "My Account"

Do you have a Workshop that you'd like to see in our list? Let us know and we'll try to make it happen. Please check the “Book a Workshop” tab in My Account.

List of workshops

Anatomical Basis of Tracheotomy

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Ioan Alexandru Bulescu MD PhD & Alexandru Breazu MD PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturers, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila Anatomy Hall, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 13:00-15:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Casandra Sapoiu +40748401100

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: One of the most commonly performed procedures in the critically ill, tracheotomy is an artificial opening made into the trachea through the neck for the purpose of assisting breathing. Nowadays it is done more on an elective basis to protect the airway, allow cleaning and provide more oxygen to the lungs. As a fairy invasive procedure, it needs to be done with a perfect technique and a strong knowledge of surgical anatomy- and our workshop will help you work on that.

Basic Clinical Skills

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Location: Paris Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 13:30-16:30

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Andrei Popa +40754487459

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Simple, but vital, clinical skills are truly valuable for all medical students. Nasogastric tube insertion, urinary catheterization, vaginal and rectal examination, peripheral venous catheter insertion and blood taking, intramuscular, intravenous and subcutaneous injections and blood pressure measurement are procedures that will be of great help in the daily practice.

Basic Clinical Skills - Second Edition

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Paris Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 17:15 - 20:00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Andrei Popa +40754487459

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Simple, but vital, clinical skills are truly valuable for all medical students. Nasogastric tube insertion, urinary catheterization, vaginal and rectal examination, peripheral venous catheter insertion and blood taking, intramuscular, intravenous and subcutaneous injections and blood pressure measurement are procedures that will be of great help in the daily practice.

Basic Skills in Interventional Radiology

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Razvan Stanciulescu MD PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Surgical techniques amphitheatre, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 13:00-15:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Bianca Danciu +40722519589

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Interventional radiology provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions with unprecedented precision. Interventional radiologists have a unique combination of skills: the expertise to interpret diagnostic images and the dexterity to manipulate needles, fine catheter tubes and wires to navigate around the body. The best news? It will be all nicely covered in our workshop!

Basics in Laparoscopy

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Mihai Bogdan Ursuț MD PhD & Adrian Tulin MD PhD

Academic Title: Assistant Lecturer & Senior Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 11.00 - 13.00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Casandra Sapoiu +40748401100

Bianca Danciu +40722519589

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: The use of laparoscopic surgery has rapidly expanded, becoming the standard for many surgical procedures. Our workshop will cover the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery, touching on key points like basic equipment, patient positioning, access and port placement, complications and general post-operative care.

Birthing Simulator & Obstetrics Maneuvers

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Radu Botezatu MD

Academic title: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, Filantropia Clinical Hospital

Location: Filantropia Clinical Hospital

Time: Friday, 09:30-13:30

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Miruna Norocea +40763886072

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): In front of the Filantropia Clinical Hospital Main Entrance

Description: Birthing is an exciting, but delicate moment and because of that, practice time in real clinical settings can sometimes be limited. This is why a birthing simulator is such a valuable training method: it provides both an excellent example of the normal delivery experience for students and it may be used for demonstration of several obstetric procedures. Check it out at our workshop!

Breast Cancer: The Full Picture

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Cristian Ioan Bordea MD PhD

Academic Title: Senior Lecturer, Oncology Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Renașterea Foundation

Time: Friday, 14.00 - 16.00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Mara Iesanu +40729001722

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): In front of the Elias University Clinical Hospital

Description: Nowadays, before we start treating patients with breast cancer, we need an answer to one important question: “What kind of breast cancer are we dealing with?”. This is because modern oncology sees breast cancer for what it really is: not one disease, but a spectrum - with different subtypes. It thus becomes crucial to specifically tailor the treatment for each patient. During our Workshop you will learn more about this approach and how the latest medical technology helps doctors achieve optimal results.

Communicating your Research - How?

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Roxana Ștefănescu PhD

Academic Title: Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Würzburg

Location: ROME Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 11.00 - 12.30

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Diana Toma +40740708829

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Let’s say you have a great opportunity to present your research – how would you prepare? During our workshop, you will learn what makes a presentation great: everything from how to design your slides to how to present your findings and appeal to the culturally diverse audiences you encounter nowadays.

COMPASS – MEDICS Edition

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Florina Raicu PhD | Assistant Lecturer, Genetics Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy; Head of the Research Department at Colentina Hospital

Location: Sahia Laboratory

Time: Friday, 09:00-14:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Cristina Vajaitu  +40725388968

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Universitate Metro Station, Teatrul National (National Theater) Exit

Description: Want to perform one of the most widely-used molecular diagnostics techniques? At COMPASS (Comprehensive PCR Applied SOMS Session), you will be patiently guided through the steps of your first Polymerase Chain Reaction! Using a real forensic science kit and materials such as hair or saliva, you will analyse your own DNA to see whether you have a particular mutation. Performing a molecular technique enables you to think forward to something new - be it a new cure, a correct diagnosis or simply a better dosage of a patient's medication.

ECG - Between Angels and Demons

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Adrian Buzea MD PhD

Academic Title: Senior Lecturer, Cardiology Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: ROME Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 14:00-16:00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Andrei Popa +40754487459

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: It’s not easy to become proficient in ECG interpretation - but it’s an essential skill for any medical student. During our workshop, you will learn how to notice and identify subtle clues on electrocardiograms, under the guidance of an expert cardiologist. You will then try your hand at some particularly challenging ECGs.

ECG on the run

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Alexandru Deaconu MD PhD

Academic Title: Assistant Lecturer, Cardiology Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: 7th Floor Amphitheatre, Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: Friday, 14:00 - 15:30

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Michelle Ciubuc +40724313393

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Floreasca Emergency Hospital Ambulance entrance, front of the hospital

Description: One thing is sure: doctors and ECG will continue to live side-by-side for the foreseeable future. As the most frequently recorded non-invasive test in medicine, it is something any doctor should interpret at a glance. But students often find themselves struggling - and our workshop is here to help. You will benefit from the more nuanced perspective of a cardiologist and you will truly improve your ability to recognise ECG patterns fast.

Echocardiography: A Hands-on Workshop

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Elena Lechea MD

Academic Title: Internal Medicine & Cardiology, Elias Emergency Hospital

Location: Pronia Medical Center

Time: Friday, 15:00 - 18:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Andrada Mirescu +40741956083

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): In front of the Elias University Clinical Hospital

Description: Echocardiography is no easy task - you can spend weeks learning it and still not know the why behind what you're doing. However, over the course of a couple of hours of intensive training, you can build a solid foundation to stand on. Our workshop will give you a refreshing ultrasound experience consisting of both a theoretical and a hands-on part. The scanning sessions will be led by a cardiologist, who will teach you how to approach real-life clinical situations.

Embryo Dissection

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Cosmin Pantu MD | Senior Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 11AM - 1PM

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Bianca Danciu +40722519589

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Meticulous dissection is probably the greatest way to learn anatomy. This is why no anatomy lover should miss our series of dissection workshops. We all learn about embryos at our anatomy class. But have you ever had the chance to study its details first-hand? Now you do! During our workshop, you will have the opportunity to study numerous cases of both normal development and various malformations, that will offer a fascinating glimpse into how humans come to life.

Emergency Coronary Angiography in STEMI

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Lucian Calmac MD | Cardiology Department, Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: Sunday, 2 April, 10:00 - 12:00

Special mentions: Please keep in mind that it's on Sunda

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Alexandra Iotu +40748306956

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Floreasca Emergency Hospital Ambulance entrance, front of the hospital

Description: On Sunday, you can jump right into action at the A&E department in one of the top Romanian emergency hospitals. Why on Sunday? Because that's their STEMI Day – which means that all the patients in the region, diagnosed with a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction are directed to their department. The emergency coronary angiography team will be busy - but are welcoming you to watch real life procedures and genuine patient care.

Emergency Coronary Angiography in STEMI - Second Edition

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Lucian Calmac MD

Location: Cardiology Department, Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: Sunday, 2 April, 12:00 - 14:00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Alexandra Iotu +40748306956

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Floreasca Emergency Hospital Ambulance entrance, front of the hospital

Description: On Sunday, you can jump right into action at the A&E department in one of the top Romanian emergency hospitals. Why on Sunday? Because that’s their STEMI Day – which means that all the patients in the region, diagnosed with a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction are directed to their department. The emergency coronary angiography team will be busy - but are welcoming you to watch real life procedures and genuine patient care.

Special mentions: Please keep in mind that it's on Sunday

Endoscopic Dissection of the Paranasal Sinuses

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Ioan Alexandru Bulescu MD PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Nicolae Kretzulescu Anatomy Hall, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 10:00-12:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Casandra Sapoiu +40748401100

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Nowadays, the endoscope has revolutionized the approach to performing surgery of the paranasal sinuses. Novel instruments have significantly advanced the ability of surgeons to execute sinus surgery, but understanding paranasal sinus anatomy is still crucial for successful outcomes. At this workshop, you will learn the complex anatomy of the skull base, nose, and paranasal sinuses during a hands-on cadaver dissection using actual instruments.

Endovascular Management of Neurovascular Pathology

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Ștefăniță Dima MD PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Radiology Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: ROME Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 09:00 - 11:00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Diana Toma +40740708829

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: The minimally invasive treatment of neurovascular pathology is an expanding domain: the importance of neurointerventionalists as members of the interdisciplinary neuro-team has increased enormously and interventional technology is advancing with ever-increasing speed. During this workshop you will get a basic understanding of this complex medical subject and learn about the minimally-invasive procedures that can be done for cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, hemangiomas, cerebral and spinal tumors.

Eye Dissection

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Cosmin Pantu MD & Stefan Oprea MD PhD | Senior Lecturer & Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 2PM - 4PM

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Bianca Danciu +40722519589

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Meticulous dissection is probably the greatest way to learn anatomy. This is why no anatomy lover should miss our series of dissection workshops. Whether you're interested in optics, ophthalmology or you're generally fascinated by the human senses, seeing the eye in all its marvelous complexity never ceases to amaze. During this workshop, you will perform a dissection on an actual eye, while discussing and observing its components. You'll see how they fit together to create the wonderful illusion we call eyesight.

Fetal Echography

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Alina Veduta MD | Head of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department, Filantropia Clinical Hospital

Time: Friday, 09:00 - 14:00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Miruna Norocea +40763886070

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): In front of the Filantropia Clinical Hospital Main Entrance

Description: A fetal ultrasound offers an early glimpse of the baby, but it isn't done for parental thrill. Doctors must measure specific parameters to make sure everything is going ok. During this workshop, you'll find out what you should look for when evaluating a baby's growth and the general progress of a pregnancy. Equally important is how you communicate your results - you'll learn how to neatly transpose your measurements into sound clinical advice so that parents will truly understand.

Focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST)

Recommended Years of Study: 4-6

Trainer: Alexandru Carap MD PhD | Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Pantelimon Emergency Hospital

Time: Friday, 31 March, 14:00-17:00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Alexandra Iotu +40748306956

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): St. Pantelimon Emergency Hospital Main Entrance

Description: Many life-threatening intra-abdominal injuries are insidious: they have no warning signs.
Imagine - you are in front of a trauma patient. He might be losing large amounts of blood in his peritoneal and pelvic cavities. After a quick physical exam, there is no way to tell if you’re right. What do you do? The answer is FAST - a portable, noninvasive, and accurate bedside examination that provides vital information without delay. During this workshop, you’ll learn how to perform FAST in order to rapidly identify free fluid in the peritoneal, pericardial, or pleural spaces.

FAST (Focused assessment with sonography for trauma) - Second Edition

Recommended Years of Study: 4-6

Trainer: Alexandru Carâp MD PhD

Academic Title: Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Pantelimon Emergency Hospital

Time: Friday, 17:00 - 20:00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Alexandra Iotu +40748306956

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): St. Pantelimon Emergency Hospital Main Entrance

Description: Many life-threatening intra-abdominal injuries are insidious: they have no warning signs. Imagine - you are in front of a trauma patient. He might be losing large amounts of blood in his peritoneal and pelvic cavities. After a quick physical exam, there is no way to tell if you’re right. What do you do? The answer is FAST - a portable, noninvasive, and accurate bedside examination that provides vital information without delay. During this workshop, you’ll learn how to perform FAST in order to rapidly identify free fluid in the peritoneal, pericardial, or pleural spaces.

FAST (Focused assessment with sonography for trauma) - Sunday Edition

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Alexandru Carâp MD PhD

Academic Title: Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Pantelimon Emergency Hospital

Time: Sunday, 2 April, 09.00 - 12.00

Special Mentions: Please keep in mind that it's on Sunday.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Teodor Salmen +40743526731

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): St. Pantelimon Emergency Hospital Main Entrance

Description: Many life-threatening intra-abdominal injuries are insidious: they have no warning signs. Imagine - you are in front of a trauma patient. He might be losing large amounts of blood in his peritoneal and pelvic cavities. After a quick physical exam, there is no way to tell if you’re right. What do you do? The answer is FAST - a portable, noninvasive, and accurate bedside examination that provides vital information without delay. During this workshop, you’ll learn how to perform FAST in order to rapidly identify free fluid in the peritoneal, pericardial, or pleural spaces.

Forensic Medicine: A Practical Approach

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Cristian Curcă MD PhD

Academic Title: Professor, Legal Medicine Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Mina Minovici National Institute of Legal Medicine

Time: Friday, 09.00 - 11.00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Mara Iesanu +40729001722

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mina Minovici National Institute of Legal Medicine Main entrance

Description: A bullet wound in the head is a cause of death, but the manner of death could be homicide, suicide, accident or undetermined - when there’s not enough evidence. Figuring out what really happened requires scientific rigor inside the autopsy room and close collaboration with the medicolegal investigators outside it. Learn more about how to gather relevant facts during an autopsy and how to piece them together to unveil the full story of a body.

Heart Dissection

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Mihaly Enyedi MD PhD | Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila Anatomy Hall, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 3PM - 5PM

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Casandra Sapoiu +40748401100

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Meticulous dissection is probably the greatest way to learn anatomy. This is why no anatomy lover should miss our series of dissection workshops. Knowing the detailed macroscopic structure of the heart goes a long way. It helps not only in becoming a skilful cardiologist or cardiac surgeon, but also an excellent doctor in general. During our workshop you will see for yourself the amazing structure that complement the role of the heart - and finally understand the sometimes counterintuitive impact of various ischaemic events.

Histopathology Insights – Gynaecology

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Tiberiu Georgescu MD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Anatomical Pathology Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: University Emergency Hospital Pathology Lab

Specific Location: Sala Prof Dr Nicolae Tasca / Sala de lucrari practice studenti, disciplina Morfopatologie, SUUB

Time: Friday, 31 March, 16:00 - 18:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Ana Natalia Dascalu +40754471130

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): University Emergency Hospital - the entrance near the wooden church

Description: Women’s health has been enormosly improved by the pathological examination of gynaecological diseases. But for an untrained eye, the very fine details you can see under a microscope can cause more confusion. You can improve your skills at our workshop, where you will perform yourself some of the steps that precede the microscopic study of gynaecological specimens and learn how to interpret the results.

Histopathology Outlines – Fetal Tissue Examination

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Adrian Dumitru MD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Anatomical Pathology Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: University Emergency Hospital Pathology Lab

Specific Location: Sala Prof Dr Nicolae Tasca / Sala de lucrari practice studenti, disciplina Morfopatologie, SUUB

Time: Friday, 31 March, 14:00 - 16:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Ana Natalia Dascalu +40754471130

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): University Emergency Hospital - the entrance near the wooden church

Description: The journey of a piece of tissue, all the way from the operating room to the glass slide, under the microscope. At this workshop, you will learn to examine in fine detail pathological fetal tissue and identify the significant changes that point to a diagnosis. You will see how a good interpretation can explain the cause of intrauterine fetal demise and recognise unexpected anomalies.

Karl Storz - Video Assisted Orotracheal Intubation

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Isabelle Simoneau

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Location: Regina Maria Ponderas Academic Hospital

Time: Friday, 13.00 - 15.00

Things you need to bring: Scrub top

Emergency contact: Vlad Morozan +40742027962

Popovici Patricia +40747419425
Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Aurel Vlaicu Metro Station Exit

Description: Tracheal intubation is a routine procedure in the intensive care unit. It is often life saving, being perhaps one the most common airway emergencies in the ICU. During our Workshop, you will practice intubation yourself under the guidance of one of our Keynote Speakers: Dr. Isabelle Simoneau, Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. But - this is not a regular intubation workshop. The medical equipment is offered by KARL STORZ and you will have the chance to try out their high tech solutions for modern airway management. You will learn how to use their flexible intubation video endoscope, which transmits the view from the tip of the tracheal tube onto a monitor, enabling the operator to guide the tube into the trachea and verify its position. In this way, everyone can observe the procedure, making it a valuable teaching tool. Intubation becomes simple, rapid and atraumatic.

Know your joints: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Delia Cinteza MD PhD | Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Filantropia Clinical Hospital

Time: Friday, 09:00 - 11:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Miruna Norocea +40763886071

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: From professional athletes to laypersons, all patients with musculoskeletal complaints benefit from ultrasound imaging. It is readily available, noninvasive and part of any rigorous clinical examination. But as with all forms of imaging it needs handling with care and integrating into clinical reasoning - and this is exactly where our workshop comes in handy. At one of the most popular Workshops last year, you will learn not only the principles behind ultrasound imaging, but also a high-precision procedure: ultrasound guided intraarticular injections.

Liver Pathology: Imaging Aspects

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Ioana Lupescu MD PhD

Academic title: Professor, Radiology and Medical Imaging Department, Fundeni Clinical Institute

Location: Fundeni Clinical Hospital

Time: Friday, 09.00-10.00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Nae Georgiana +40745171668

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): In front of the Fundeni Clinical Institute Main Entrance on Soseaua Sportului (Sportului Street), at the bus terminus (lines 66 & 253), near the pastry shop

Description: For the correct management of cirrhotic patients, there needs to be a clear communication between the radiologist and the clinician. This is why, when investigating a liver lesion, LI-RADS (Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System) helps. LI-RADS acts like a bridge, providing both a common language to communicate the imaging findings and a measure of gravity. This practical system decreases the variability in interpretation of liver lesions and you can learn more about it at our workshop.

Mechanical Sutures in Abdominal Surgery

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Diaconescu Bogdan Ionuț MD, PhD

Academic title:Senior Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Surgical Techniques Amphitheatre, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 16:00-19:00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Bianca Danciu +40722519589

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: The widespread use of mechanical suturing devices changed the face of abdominal surgery. And we know that practice makes perfect, so we put together a workshop designed to teach you basic methods and skills for perform the main gastrointestinal surgical procedures. The focus will be on surgical staplers and how to use them for intestinal anastomoses - with help from Medtronic.

MRI - fMRI Studies and Data Analysis

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Roxana Ștefănescu PhD

Academic Title: Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Würzburg

Location: ROME Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 16.30 - 18.00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Andrei Popa +40754487459

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: You might have heard of “brain mapping” – another term for functional magnetic resonance imaging. One of its major goals is relating operations of the mind to specific areas and networks in the brain. During our workshop, you will learn the key theoretical concepts behind the analysis of MRI and fMRI.

Neonatal Resuscitation

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Cătălin Cîrstoveanu, MD PhD

Academic titleSenior Lecturer, Pediatrics Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Children Clinical Emergency Hospital Maria Sklodowska Curie

Time: Friday, 16:00-18:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Maria Spataru +40728964677

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Main entrance- Constantin Brancoveanu Boulevard

Description: About a quarter of all neonatal deaths globally are caused by birth asphyxia. Depending on how quickly and successfully the infant is resuscitated, hypoxic damage can be prevented. Learn what to do in this situation at our two-part Workshop: first, an overview of the main principles, followed by practice sessions on CPR training manikins.

Neuroscience - Surf the brain waves

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Ana-Maria Zăgrean MD PhD, Alexandru Pâslaru MD PhD, Laura Georgescu MD PhD

Academic title: Associate Professor & Assistant Lecturers, Physiology and Neuroscience Discipline, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Neuroscience L2 - Physiology, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 15:00-16:30

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Mihai Stancu +407244027075

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Electrophysiology is a great tool to look at the brain without harming it in any way. During this Workshop, you will learn EEG data acquisition and interpretation in epileptic rats and also in mice, where you will explore a dystonia model. State of the art telemetry technology will be employed to assist you in your tasks.

Neuroscience - The cells and the system

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Ana-Maria Zăgrean MD PhD

Academic titleAssociate Professor, Physiology and Neuroscience Discipline, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Neuroscience L1 - Physiology, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 13.30-15:00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Ioana Grigoras +40728514396

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: This workshop is an introduction to brain architecture, starting with the basics of neural cell mechanisms. Once you get a grasp of them, you will see what happens when larger systems - like the hippocampus - fail to operate normally. You will also have the chance to make your very own slide with a brain slice that you can take home!

Ponderas: Laparoscopic Surgery Simulator

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Florin Turcu MD PhD

Academic title: Associate Professor, General Surgery Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Regina Maria Ponderas Academic Hospital

Time: Friday, 10:00-13:00

Things you need to bring: Scrub top

Emergency contact: Vlad Morozan +40742027962

Popovici Patricia +40747419425

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Aurel Vlaicu Metro Station Exit

Description: With increased safety and faster recovery times, minimally invasive procedures are now indispensable for most surgical trainees. You can improve your skills at our workshop - organized in partnership with Karl Storz and Regina Maria Ponderas Academic Hospital - where you will practice a diverse array of maneuvers on a laparoscopic simulator. You will gain not only manual aptitudes, but also learn the most important pre, intra and postoperative considerations.

Proximie: Augmented Reality in Surgery

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Alexandru Munteanu
Kerry De Jong
Nathalie Zeitoun

Location: Bucharest Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 10.00 - 11.00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Diana Toma +40740708829

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Proximie is a revolutionary application transforming the way surgeons work and teach. Through an interactive augmented reality platform, Proximie enables surgical support to be seamlessly provided from anywhere in the world. Specialist skills are virtually transported to your side – resulting in better patient care, reduced costs and a highly engaging training experience. Proximie is passionate about improving healthcare, not just for patients but also for those across the world who do not have access to safe surgery. Their platform is a way of bridging the gaps in healthcare and ensuring everyone benefits from the best expertise, and the latest technology, in an exciting and innovative way.

SMURD Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Cristian Pandrea MD

Academic titleA&E Department, Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital ER

Time: Friday, 14.00-18.00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Michelle Ciubuc +40724313393

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Floreasca Emergency Hospital Ambulance entrance, front of the hospital

Description: SMURD is the Romanian emergency medical service that deals with the most difficult cases. They have a vast experience not only in prompt interventions, but in teaching as well - their workshops are are the best practical introduction to emergency medicine, straight from the experts. ALS is a set of procedures and skills that extend BLS to further support the circulation and provide an open airway and adequate ventilation. The ALS workshops teaches a structured approach to recognise and treat a deteriorating patient and the necessary team management skills.

SMURD Basic Life Support (BLS)

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Luisa Simion MD

Academic titleA&E Department, Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital ER

Time: Friday, 09.00-13.00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Michelle Ciubuc +40724313393

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Floreasca Emergency Hospital Ambulance entrance, front of the hospital

Description: SMURD is the Romanian emergency medical service that deals with the most difficult cases. They have a vast experience not only in prompt interventions, but in teaching as well - their workshops are the best practical introduction to emergency medicine, straight from the experts. Basic Life Support is a level of medical care used for critical patients until they can be given full medical care. The BLS workshop teaches first-aid skills that can be applied in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on CPR and team dynamics.

Solid Malignant Tumors in Newborns: a Pediatric Surgeon's Approach

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Radu Spătaru, MD, PhD

Academic title: Senior Lecturer, Pediatric Surgery Department, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Children Clinical Emergency Hospital Maria Sklodowska Curie

Time: Friday, 09:00-12:00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Maria Spataru +40728964677

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Main entrance- Constantin Brancoveanu Boulevard

Description: When life just begins, a diagnosis of cancer is dreadful. But let's not forget: the types of cancers that develop in children are often different from the types that develop in adults - with better response to treatment. Learn more about the management of such cases directly from a pediatric surgeon, starting with an overview of the pathology involved and continuing with real case studies.

SSCR Basic Skills in Bowel Surgery

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Lab 2 - Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: Friday, 15 - 19

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Florin Iancu +40743881350

Teodor Obreascu +40753962584

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mihai Viteazul National College main entrance

Description: This workshop will present the key principles behind bowel surgery. You will become familiar with La Roux reconstructions, appendectomy, bariatric surgery, colon surgery or intestinal anastomoses and you will perform some of them. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Basic Skills in Hepatic Surgery

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Dexter's Lab - Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 15 - 19

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Andrei Popa +40754487459

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: This workshop will present the key principles behind hepatic surgery. You will become familiar with the main surgical instruments, learn the surgical approach of the liver and hepatic hilum, its anatomy, imaging techniques and how to perform a cholecystectomy and a liver resection. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Basic Skills in Nerve and Tendon Reconstruction

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Lab 4 - Mihai Viteazul National CollegeTime: Friday, 15 - 19

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Florin Iancu +40743881350

Teodor Obreascu +40753962584

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mihai Viteazul National College main entrance

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in plastic surgery, with a focus on nerve and tendon reconstruction. You will become familiar with the specific surgical instruments used in plastic surgery; learn how to manage a surgical wound and perform tendon sutures and microsurgical neurorrhaphies. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Basic Skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Dee Dee's Room - Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 15 - 19

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Andrei Popa +40754487459

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in obstetrics and gynecology. You will become familiar with the surgical approach of a pregnant patient; study the different types of birthing and practice indispensable maneuvers like adnexectomy, tubal ligation, C-section, myomectomy and hysterectomy. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Basic Skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Sunday Edition

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Lab 2 - Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: Sunday, 2 April, 09.30-13.30

Special Mentions: All participants must have scrubs. Please keep in mind that it's on Sunday.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Florin Iancu +40743881350

Teodor Obreascu +40753962584

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mihai Viteazul National College main entrance

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in obstetrics and gynecology. You will become familiar with the surgical approach of a pregnant patient; study the different types of birthing and practice indispensable maneuvers like adnexectomy, tubal ligation, C-section, myomectomy and hysterectomy. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Basic Skills in Skin Reconstruction

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Lab 3 - Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: Friday, 15 - 19

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Florin Iancu +40743881350

Teodor Obreascu +40753962584

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mihai Viteazul National College main entrance

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in plastic surgery, with a focus on skin reconstruction. You will become familiar with the specific surgical instruments used in plastic surgery; learn how to manage a surgical wound and how to make a skin flap and graft to cover skin defects. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Basic Skills in Thyroid Surgery

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Dee-Dee's Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 9 - 13

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Diana Toma +40740708829

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: This workshop will present the key principles behind thyroid surgery. You will discuss the surgical approach of thyroid pathology, learn the indications for thyroid surgery and perform vascular hemostasis, subtotal thyroidectomy, coniotomy with the principles of tracheostomy and ligatures of the main branches of the thyroid artery. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Basic Skills in Vascular Surgery

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Lab 1 - Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: Friday, 15 - 19

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Florin Iancu +40743881350

Teodor Obreascu +40753962584

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mihai Viteazul National College main entrance

Description: This workshop will present the key principles behind vascular surgery. You will become familiar with the special instruments used in vascular surgery, learn how to make an arteriotomy, arteriorrhaphy and angioplasty, perform vascular anastomoses and study the main indications for vascular surgery. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Cardiovascular Surgical Skills: Coronary Bypass

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Lab 5 - Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: Friday, 14:00-18:00

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Florin Iancu +40743881350

Teodor Obreascu +40753962584

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mihai Viteazul National College main entrance

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in cardiovascular surgery, with a focus on coronary bypass. You will discuss the surgical approach of the heart, become familiar with the special instruments used in cardiovascular surgery; learn about extracorporeal circulation and bypass procedures and perform a coronary by-pass yourself. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Cardiovascular Surgical Skills: Valve Surgery

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Dexter's Lab - Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 9 - 13

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Diana Toma +40740708829

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in cardiovascular surgery, with a focus on heart valve surgery. You will discuss the surgical approach of the heart, become familiar with the special instruments used in cardiovascular surgery; learn about extracorporeal circulation and prosthetic heart valves and perform valve implantations. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Knots & Sutures

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Paris Conference Room - Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 9 - 13

Special mentions: All participants must have scrubs.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Diana Toma +40740708829

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: SSCR KS, an already classic surgical workshop, is great for beginners. If you know nothing about surgery, this is where you should start. You will become familiar with the main surgical instruments, learn how to manage a surgical wound and practice elementary surgical procedures such as knots, incisions and several types of sutures. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

SSCR Knots & Sutures - Sunday Edition

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Lab 1 - Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: Sunday, 2 April, 09.30-13.30

Special Mentions: All participants must have scrubs. Please keep in mind that it's on Sunday.

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Florin Iancu +40743881350

Teodor Obreascu +40753962584

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Mihai Viteazul National College main entrance

Description: SSCR KS, an already classic surgical workshop, is great for beginners. If you know nothing about surgery, this is where you should start. You will become familiar with the main surgical instruments, learn how to manage a surgical wound and practice elementary surgical procedures such as knots, incisions and several types of sutures. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part - during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor, until you master them.

Surgical Radiology in Hepatobiliary Pathology

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Mugur Grasu MD PhD

Academic title: Senior Lecturer, Radiology and Medical Imaging Department, Fundeni Clinical Institute

Location: Fundeni Clinical Hospital

Time: Friday, 10:00-11:00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Nae Georgiana +40745171668

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): In front of the Fundeni Clinical Institute Main Entrance on Soseaua Sportului (Sportului Street), at the bus terminus (lines 66 & 253), near the pastry shop

Description: More and more, interventional radiologists are becoming part of a patient's collaborative healthcare team. The impact in liver and biliary tract pathologies has been significant: interventional radiologists now have several possibilities of destroying liver tumours at their primary site or, to place catheter tubes through the liver to remove stones or stents to allow bile drainage. You cand find out more about these procedures and how they changed the approach to the patient at our workshop.

Surgical Solutions for Face and Neck Reconstruction

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Răzvan Hainăroșie MD PhD

Academic Title: Senior Lecturer, ENT Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Physiology Amphitheater, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday, 15.00 - 16.00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Bianca Danciu +40722519589

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: In the last fifteen years, there have been tremendous advances in facial reconstruction surgery of the head and neck. Major facial reconstruction after head and neck cancer surgery or trauma is extremely complex - it often requires transplantation of bone and tissue from distant regions of the body. During our workshop, you will learn more about these particular microsurgical procedures from an experienced surgeon.

Systematic Eye Examination

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Raluca Moisescu MD

Location: AMA Optimex Clinic

Time: Sunday, 2 April, 10:00 - 11:30

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Andrada Mirescu +40741956083

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Stefan cel Mare Metro Station, Barbu Vacarescu Exit

Description: Investigating a patient's eyesight involves a lot of detective work - and deconstructing the line of thought is not always easy! During this Workshop you will learn how to employ an ophthalmologist's tools: measuring visual acuity, corneal topography, biometry, laser demonstrations, objective and subjective refraction, intraocular pressure and retinal examination.

Special mentions: Please keep in mind that it's on Sunday

Systematic Eye Examination - Sunday Edition

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Trainer: Grigorios Triantafyllidis MD

Location: AMA Optimex Clinic

Time: Sunday, 2 April, 11:30 - 13.00

Special Mentions: Please keep in mind that it's on Sunday

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Andrada Mirescu +40741956083

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Stefan cel Mare Metro Station, Barbu Vacarescu Exit

Description: Investigating a patient's eyesight involves a lot of detective work - and deconstructing the line of thought is not always easy! During this Workshop you will learn how to employ an ophthalmologist's tools: measuring visual acuity, corneal topography, biometry, laser demonstrations, objective and subjective refraction, intraocular pressure and retinal examination.

The Guide to Writing Science

Recommended Years of Study: All years

Location: Physiology Amphitheatre, Carol Davila University

Time: Friday 16.00 - 17.30

Things you need to bring: Laptop

Emergency contact: Ioana Grigoras +40728514396

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Have you ever imagined yourself writing an article, but didn’t really know where to start? Then our workshop is for you! You will learn how to organize your ideas, combine them with your data and arrange them into a catchy abstract or poster presentation. These skills are easy to grasp, but hard to master – so you will also have the chance to practice them.

Thoracic Bioimpedance: The individualized approach to hypertension

Recommended Years of Study: 3-6

Trainer: Oana Tăutu MD PhD

Academic titleAssitant Lecturer, Cardiology Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Bucharest Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Time: Friday, 14:00-16:00

Things you need to bring: Nothing

Emergency contact: Andrei Popa +40754487459

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Come dirrectly at the location

Description: Hypertension affects more than a third of adults over 45 years, but with treatment, very few hypertensives achieve normotension. A significant majority of hypertension is of hemodynamic origin and these poor results could be attributable to the fact that for many doctors it is very difficult to detect which is the predominant hemodynamic cause. HOTMAN is the only system that allows integrated hemodynamic management, offering individualized treatment with the proper class of drug for each hypertensive patient. During this workshop, you will see how to monitor a patient yourself with the Hotman system.

Ultrasound examination in the practice of Urology

Recommended Years of Study: 3-5

Trainer: Cristian Toma MD

Academic Title: Urology Department, Prof Dr Theodor Burghele Clinical Hospital, Bucharest

Location: Prof. Dr. Theodor Burghele Clinical Hospital, Bucharest

Time: Friday, 14:00 - 18:00

Things you need to bring: Full scrubs & medical shoes

Emergency contact: Delia Nicolai +40728192511

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): In front of the Marriott Hotel

Description: With this workshop you will get hands-on training on ultrasound exploration of the bladder and when possible the ureters, the kidneys, prostate and the external genitalia in men. Dr. Cristian Toma will guide through two parts: a short instructive theory review and a comprehensive hands-on routine through which you will get used to the first steps in assessing the urinary system.Each participant will get to do one of the examination described above with assitance and on real patients.

Upper Endoscopy: Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures

Recommended Years of Study: 4-6

Trainer: Ruxandra Oprița MD PhD

Academic Title: Assistant Lecturer, Gastroenterology Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: Friday, 9.00-10.00

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Michelle Ciubuc +40724313393

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): Floreasca Emergency Hospital Ambulance entrance, front of the hospital

Description: Endoscopy is the primary diagnostic method for GI complaints and is completed by an ever-expanding array of therapeutic capabilities. Our workshop covers the theoretical and practical aspects of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and aims to provide you with the basic skills to perform one.

Witnessing Epilepsy: Video-EEG

Recommended Years of Study: 4-6

Trainer: Ioana Mindruta MD | Senior Lecturer, Anatomy Department, „Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: University Emergency Hospital (SUUB)

Time: Friday, 4PM - 6PM

Things you need to bring: Lab coat / Scrub top

Emergency contact: Ana Natalia Dascalu +40754471130

Meeting point (please be here at least 15 minutes before the workshop starts): University Emergency Hospital - the entrance near the wooden church

Description: Epilepsy seizures are dramatic sightings. But what happens when you add real time EEG recording? Well, for doctors, that's when things become clear. Video-EEG is an immensely valuable tool, used to study a patient's seizures as they occur. It is done in a safe monitoring unit, using an ongoing video camera to record the clinical manifestations and electrodes on the patient's scalp to monitor the brain waves. At this workshop, you will use video-EEG to learn how to recognise a seizure and localize it. This information is then used to determine whether a patient is a candidate for epilepsy surgery.