WORKSHOPS

How to book a place

Step 1

Create an Account.

Step 1

Create an Account.

Step 2

Pay the Fee.

Step 2

Pay the Fee.

Step 3

Wait for the activation of your Account.

If you pay online, your account becomes immediately active; if you pay by bank transfer, it may take up to 72H after you upload the scan of your bank receipt.

Step 3

Wait for the activation of your Account.

If you pay online, your account becomes immediately active; if you pay by bank transfer, it may take up to 72H after you upload the scan of your bank receipt.

Step 4

Check our Website and Facebook Page to see when we post new workshops.

We will start announcing our workshops in early December and continue to do so until early April. 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 December and continue to do so until early April. You will find the complete list of Workshops on this page.

Step 5

Choose a Workshop 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 a Workshop 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.

Log into your account, go to the “Book a workshop” tab and follow the instructions there. You must book your Workshop before 5 April 2018.

Step 6

Book it.

Log into your account, go to the “Book a workshop” tab and follow the instructions there. You must book your Workshop before 5 April 2018.

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.

If you want to book a Workshop now and you plan to submit an Abstract later (but before the Abstract Submission Deadline), you should pay the Presenting Author Fee. By paying the Presenting Author Fee you assume full responsibility for submitting an abstract before 18 March 2018. Please note that if you do not submit an abstract, any Workshop booking gets cancelled, your account becomes inactive and you do not get a refund. More about this here.

You are allowed to do this twice – see the instructions in the “Book a workshop” tab in My Account.

You can do that if you pay the ExtraWorkshop Fee (20 EUR / 90 RON) before 2 April 2018 (23:59 GMT +2). You can pay the ExtraWorkshop Fee together with your initial payment or at a later time. In order to pay for a second workshop at a later time, 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 (if you pay online, this happens immediately; if you pay by bank transfer, this may take up to 72H after uploading the scan of your bank receipt). After your payment is processed, when 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 5 April 2018 (23:59 GMT +2). 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 we will do our best to help you! This includes organizing a second edition of the same workshop if the demand is high enough. Let us know – go to the “Book a Workshop” tab in My Account and fill in the suggestions form there.

Let us know and we’ll see what we can do to make it happen. Send us suggestions – go to the “Book a Workshop” tab in My Account and fill in the form there.

LIST OF WORKSHOPS

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Acute Respiratory Failure: Hands-on Management

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Dragoș Bumbăcea, MD, PhD, MPH, FCCP/Cornelia Elena Tudose MD, PhD/Alexandru Tudor Steriade MD, PhD

Academic title: Associate Professor/Assistant Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer, Pneumology Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Elias University Emergency Hospital

Day: Friday, 2o April

Time: 14:00-17:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

Description: When respiratory failure develops quickly, emergency treatment is essential. At our workshop, you will learn how to help a patient breathe using all the tools at hand – including more recent options. Noninvasive ventilation is a case in point – having emerged as a significant advance in the management of respiratory failure, it has reduced the incidence of mechanical ventilation complications and improved outcomes.

 

Advanced Endoscopic Procedures: ERCP

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Cristian Ioan Nedelcu MD, PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Gastroenterology Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Sub location: ERCP Room – Ground Floor

Day: Friday, 2o April

Time: 10:00-13:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

Description: Endoscopy allows doctors to view the inside of a person’s body. Originally, it was only used in the esophagus, stomach, and colon – but not anymore. Now doctors use it to diagnose diseases of the bile duct and pancreas as well – and it’s called ERCP. It can also be used to remove gallstones or take small samples of tissue for analysis. At our workshop you will learn more about this versatile procedure and see how an ERCP lab works.

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Basics in Laparoscopy

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Bogdan Mihai Ursut MD, PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Sub location: Surgical Techniques Amphitheater

Day: Friday, 2o April

Time: 12:00-14:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

Description: Laparoscopic surgery has become the standard for many surgical procedures, with faster recovery times and less complications. Our workshop will cover the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery, touching on key points like basic equipment, patient positioning, access and port placement and general peri-operative care.

Birthing Simulator & Obstetrics Maneuvers

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Radu Botezatu MD/ Sabrina Stoica MD/ Elena Cocirta MD/Ana Maria Fonoca MD/Georgiana Bostan MD

Location: Filantropia Clinical Hospital

Day: Friday, 2o April

Time: 09:00 – 13:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

Description:Birthing is both an exciting and a delicate moment. Practice opportunities in real clinical settings can be limited – and this is why a birthing simulator is such a valuable training method. Our workshop will provide participants with an excellent example of a normal delivery experience, as well as demonstrations of several obstetric procedures.

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COMPASS - MEDICS Edition

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Florina Raicu, PhD/Alina Ioana Grosu

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Genetics Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania/Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Sahia Laboratory

Day: Friday, 20 April

Time: 9:00 – 14:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

Description: Perform one of the most widely-used molecular diagnostics techniques at COMPASS (The Comprehensive PCR Applied SOMS Session)! During the workshop 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.

 

Communicating your research

This workshop was sponsored by Pfizer

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Cristian Baicus MD, PhD/Paul Bălănescu MD, PhD

Academic title: Professor, Department of Internal Medicine/Assistant Lecturer, Department of Research Methodology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: ROME Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady

Day: Friday, 20 April

Time: 12:00-15:00

Must bring: Laptop

Description: Doing research is only the first step – equally important is how you introduce your findings to a wider audience, whether that means publishing your work or presenting it to other specialists. With help from our partners at Pfizer, we have set up a workshop where you will go through all the stages of communicating your research. You will learn how to organize your ideas into an article and summarise it in a high quality abstract. You will then discover what makes a presentation great – poster or PowerPoint – and how to make one yourself.

Congenital Cardiac Malformations

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer:Alin Nicolescu MD, PhD

Location:Children Clinical Emergency Hospital Maria Sklodowska Curie

Day:Friday

Time: 14:00-16:00

Description: Cardiac malformations are the most common anomalies in the newborn. Among birth defects, they’re the leading cause of infant mortality – therefore, early recognition saves lives. Learn more about the management of congenital heart defects at our workshop, with helpful case studies and expert input.

Challenges in Cleft Lip and Palate Management

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Radu Iulian Spataru MD, PhD

Academic title: Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Location: Maria Sklodowska Curie Children Clinical Emergency Hospital

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00-12:00

Description: Children with cleft lip and palate present various challenges throughout their development. Doctors can decisively influence this process by recommending the appropriate course of treatment, including timely surgery and speech therapy. At our workshop you will learn more about these complex patients and how to help them face any difficulties that may arise.

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Da Vinci: Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer:Cristian Surcel, MD, PhD

Location: Monza Hospital

Day: Friday

Time: 12:00-14:00

Must bring:Full scrubs + Medical shoes

Description: Minimally invasive procedures are changing the surgical experiences of doctors and patients around the world. Adding robotic assistance only makes things better. The DaVinci System is controlled by a surgeon and facilitates complex operations using just a few small incisions. With help from our partners at Monza Hospital, during our Workshop you will see for yourself what it feels like to perform basic maneuvers with the help of a medical robot.

Dermatoscopy

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer:Olga Simionescu MD, PhD

Academic title:Professor, Department of Dermatology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Colentina Clinical Hospital, Dermatology 1 Department

Day: Friday

Time: 10:00-12:00

Must bring:Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Dermoscopy is a modern non-invasive diagnostic tool that plays an important role in skin cancer diagnosis. Training in dermoscopy can last as little as one hour or as long as years of study, the level of expertise being proportional to the time spent training. Well trained dermatologists can accurately diagnose skin tumors using dermoscopy examination, but the ultimate role of dermoscopy is not to diagnose, but to decide if a lesion should be left on site and followed up or if it is at risk and needs to be excised. This workshop will focus on the basics of dermoscopy and on practical aspects of dermoscopy examination. Participants will have the opportunity to perform simple and digital dermoscopy themselves and test on themselves the dermoscopy diagnostic algorithms in skin lesions.

E

Emergencies in the Delivery Room: Neonatal Resuscitation

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Cătălin Cîrstoveanu MD, PhD

Academic title: Senior Lecturer, Pediatrics Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Children Clinical Emergency Hospital “Maria Sklodowska Curie”

Time: 14:00-17:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

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 how to handle this extreme situation at our workshop, which starts with a theoretical overview, followed by practice sessions on CPR training manikins.

Emergency Coronary Angiography in STEMI

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Lucian Câlmâc MD

Academic title: Cardiology Department, Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: 10:00-12:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

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 and all the patients diagnosed with a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction nearby are directed to their department. The emergency coronary angiography team will be busy – but you are welcome to watch real life procedures and genuine patient care.

Emergency Coronary Angiography in STEMI - Second Edition

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Lucian Câlmâc MD

Academic title: Cardiology Department, Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Day: Sunday

Time: 12:00-14:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

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.

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: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Nicolae Kretzulescu Anatomy Hall

Time: 10:00-12:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

Description: Nowadays, novel instruments have revolutionized the approach to performing surgery of the paranasal sinuses. The endoscope has 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 real-life surgical instruments.

Endovascular Management of Neurovascular Pathology

Recommended years of study:2-6

Trainer: Stefanita Dima MD, PhD

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

Location: to be announced

Day:Friday

Time:09:00-12:00

Must bring: Scrubs

Description: Interventional technology is advancing with ever-increasing speed. As a result, the importance of neurointerventionalists as members of the interdisciplinary neuro-team has increased enormously. 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.

Evoking epilepsy in behaving mice

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Mihai Stancu, MD/ Miruna Rașcu/ Patricia Popovici

Location: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Neuroscience Laboratory 3

Time: 15:00 – 17:00

Must bring: Lab coat

Description: The proper study of epilepsy has become possible only after reliable research models became available. At this workshop, you will witness how epileptic seizures are “manufactured” in the lab, for immediate study of different compounds or genetical tinkering.

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FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma)

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: St. Pantelimon Emergency Hospital

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top + Medical shoes

Description: Life-threatening intra-abdominal injuries don’t always come with obvious warning signs. Imagine you are in front of a trauma patient. You do a quick physical examination. But you still cannot confirm that he’s not massively bleeding into his peritoneum. What should you do next? The answer is FAST – a noninvasive and accurate ultrasound examination, which you’ll learn during our workshop. FAST provides vital information without delay and allows you 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: 4-6

Trainer: Alexandru Carâp MD, PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: St. Pantelimon Emergency Hospital

Day: Sunday

Time: 09:00-12:30

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top + Medical shoes

Description: Life-threatening intra-abdominal injuries don’t always come with obvious warning signs. Imagine you are in front of a trauma patient. You do a quick physical examination. But you still cannot confirm that he’s not massively bleeding into his peritoneum. What should you do next? The answer is FAST – a noninvasive and accurate ultrasound examination, which you’ll learn during our workshop. FAST provides vital information without delay and allows you to rapidly identify free fluid in the peritoneal, pericardial, or pleural spaces.

Female infertility and gynaecological pathology

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Maria Comanescu MD, PhD

Academic title: Senior Lecturer, Department of Morphology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Victor Babes National Institute of Pathology

Day: Friday

Time: 15:00-16:30

Description: Female infertility can be due to many causes – but for this workshop, the focus will be on endometriosis, a disease in which tissue that behaves like the lining of the womb (the endometrium) has spread elsewhere – such as to the ovaries or in the abdominal cavity. Participants will learn about the mechanisms of female infertility and will use a microscope to look at relevant slides and make a diagnosis.

Fetal Ultrasound

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Alina Veduta MD, Anca Panaitescu MD, Ana Maria Vayna MD, Simona Duta MD, Florin Popescu MD

Academic title: Head of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department/ Assistant Lecturer, Filantropia Clinical Hospital

Location: Filantropia Clinical Hospital

Time: 10:00-14:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

Description: A fetal ultrasound offers an exciting early glimpse of a baby, but it isn’t done for parental thrill. Doctors must measure specific parameters to make sure everything is going well. During this workshop, you’ll learn what to 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 that parents will truly understand.

Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Mihai Bogdan Preda, PhD

Location: Nicolae Simionescu Institute of Cellular Biology and Pathology

Day: Friday

Time: 14:00-17:00

Description: “The confocal microscope has its name from the arrangement of the light path. It uses particular optical components to generate high-resolution images of material stained with fluorescent probes
and offers several distinct advantages over traditional microscopy. Discover how to use a confocal microscope at our workshop, where you’ll discuss its applications and different staining procedures.”

Forensic Medicine: A Practical Approach

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: George Cristian Curca MD, PhD/Violeta Chirica MD, PhD

Academic title: Professor/ Assistant Lecturer

Location: Mina Minovici National Institute of Legal Medicine

Day: Friday

Time: 09:00-11:00

Description: A bullet wound in the head is a cause of death, but the manner of death could be homicide, suicide, accident or undetermined. 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.

Freeze the neurons: Histology of brain slices

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Mihai Stancu MD/ Miruna Costreie/ Vlad-Petru Morozan

Location: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy- Neuroscience Laboratory 4

Time: 15:30 – 17:30

Must bring: Lab coat

Description: Taking a photo has become something ordinary in our daily lives. But in neuroscience you must prepare the setting first, before you can have beautiful images of the delicate neurons you study. During the workshop, participants will learn how to slice, stain and mount brain tissue. Everyone gets home with the end product!

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Genomics: An Introduction

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Alexandru Ioan Voda

Academic title: Research Assistant, University of Nevada, Reno

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Day: Friday

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: Laptop

Description: “Genomic technologies are generating an extraordinary amount of data – the cornerstone of personalized medicine. A plethora of diseases and conditions are now diagnosed through genomics and this workshop is here to take you through navigating the human genome, using the tools out there and learning some basic programming on the side. Topics to be discussed and practiced: how DNA sequencing works and a short timeline of Next-Generation Sequencing methods; structure of Illumina genomic files; aligning a subset of transcriptome reads; computing the differential expression of genes; clinical examples; insight into newly-discovered human circRNAs. Please note: for this workshop you will need to bring your laptop with you

Growing brain in a dish: cell cultures explained

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Ana-Maria Zăgrean MD, PhD1/ Mara Ieșanu/ Robert Haret

Academic title: 1. Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Neuroscience Laboratory 2

Time: 15:00 – 17:00

Must bring: Lab coat

Description: This workshop will provide an insight into the brain architecture, by dissecting and isolating the hippocampus, cerebellum and prefrontal cortex. The microscope and the spectrophotometer will come in handy. Part of the workshop will include methods on simulating ischaemia and its effects on our in vitro models.

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Hands-on Interventional Neuroradiology

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: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Surgical Techniques Amphitheater

Day: Friday

Time: 10:30-12:00

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Interventional radiology provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions with unprecedented precision. Our workshop will teach you 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 brain.

Heart Dissection

This workshop was sponsored by Pfizer

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Enyedi Mihaly MD, PhD

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

Location: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Carol Davila Anatomy Hall

Day:Friday

Time:16:30-18:30

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: 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 complements the role of the heart – and finally understand the sometimes counterintuitive impact of various ischaemic events.

Histopathology Insights - Ovarian Disorders

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Tiberiu Georgescu MD, PhD 

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

Location: University Emergency Hospital Pathology Lab

Time: 16:00-18:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

Description: Women’s health has been enormously improved by the histological classification of gynaecological diseases. But for an untrained eye, these details may cause more confusion. Improve your understanding of ovarian disorders at our workshop, where you’ll learn how to correlate the macroscopic aspect of pathological specimens and what you see through the microscope. In addition, you will perform yourself some of the stages of histology slide production.

 

Histopathology Insights - Breast Pathology

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Adrian Dumitru MD, PhD

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

Location: University Emergency Hospital Pathology Lab

Time: 14:00-16:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

Description: Breast pathology has many clinical manifestations, but none can indicate exactly what disease you are dealing with. It is the histological examination of breast tissue that clarifies this problem and you can practice it at our workshop. You’ll discover various types of breast pathology and you’ll learn how to correlate the macroscopic aspect of pathological specimens with the images you see through the microscope. In addition, you will perform yourself some of the stages of histology slide production.

Human Brain Dissection - Understand Neuroradiology Better

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Eugen Tarta, MD, PhD/ Laura Stroica MD, PhD/ Tudor Marinescu MD, PhD/ Ioan Alexandru Bulescu MD, PhD

Academic title: Senior Lecturer, Anatomy Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy/ Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy/ Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy/ Assistant Lecturer, Anatomy Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Day: Friday

Time: 13:00-15:30

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Without a proper understanding of brain anatomy, neuroimaging uncomfortably resembles an inkblot test. The two go hand in hand, so the best way to make sense of neuroimaging is to learn anatomy – preferably, at the same time. This is exactly what you are going to do at our workshop: look at brain scans right next to the corresponding brain slices, in order to get a better grasp of the different structures and their relevant functions.

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IVF Practice

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Andreea Nastase, MD

Location: Panait Sarbu Clinical Hospital

Day: Friday

Time: 12:00-13:00

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Thousands of IVF babies have been born since the first in 1978 and in vitro fertilisation (IVF) is now a trusted technique available to help people with particular fertility problems. Learn more about this procedure at our workshop, where you’ll discuss the five main stages in the IVF process – egg production, monitoring egg production, egg recovery, fertilisation and embryo development and embryo transfer.

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Karl Storz Laparoscopic Surgery Simulator

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Bogdan Trandafir MD/Simona Manciu MD, PhD

Academic title: -/Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Sunday

Time: 09:00-12:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

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 – organised in partnership with Karl Storz – where you will practice a diverse array of maneuvers on a laparoscopic simulator. You will gain not only dexterity, but also learn the most important pre, intra and postoperative considerations.

Know your joints: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Delia Cinteza MD, PhD/ Daniela Poenaru MD/ Sebastian Diaconescu MD/ Dan Dumitrascu MD

Academic title: Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer, Filantropia Clinical Hospital

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

Time: 14:00-16:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

Description: From professional athletes to laypersons, all patients with musculoskeletal complaints benefit from ultrasound imaging. It is a readily available and noninvasive test, that is now part of any rigorous clinical examination. But as with all forms of imaging it needs to be handled with care and integrated 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 high-precision procedures, such as ultrasound guided intra articular injections.

Know your joints: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Second Edition

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Delia Cinteza MD, PhD/ Daniela Poenaru MD, PhD/ Sebastian Diaconescu MD/ Dan Dumitrascu MD

Academic title: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

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

Day: Friday

Time: 16:00-18:00

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

Description: From professional athletes to laypersons, all patients with musculoskeletal complaints benefit from ultrasound imaging. It is a readily available and noninvasive test, that is now part of any rigorous clinical examination. But as with all forms of imaging it needs to be handled with care and integrated 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 high-precision procedures, such as ultrasound guided intra articular injections.

Killer ECG Patterns – Deadly Diagnoses Not To Miss

This workshop was sponsored by Pfizer

Recommended years of study: 4-6

Trainer: Alexandru Ioan Deaconu MD, PhD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Cardiology Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: 14:30-16:30

Must bring: Nothing

Description: Some ECG patterns should automatically trigger all your alarms – when you see them, you know to prepare for the worst. These are the ones you must recognise in a second, but students often find themselves struggling – and our workshop is here to help. With help from a cardiologist, you will learn tricks that will truly improve your ability to recognise deadly ECG patterns fast.

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Mechanical Sutures in Abdominal Surgery

Sunday-Mechanical

Recommended years of study: 3-6

Trainer: Bogdan Diaconescu MD, PhD

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

Location: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Surgical Techniques Amphitheatre

Day: Sunday, 22 April 2018

Time: 09:00-11:00

Must bring: Full scrubs + Medical shoes

Description: The widespread use of mechanical suturing devices changed abdominal surgery. It’s not easy to use them – so we put together a workshop where you can practice. You will acquire basic abdominal surgery skills, with a focus on surgical staplers and how to use them for intestinal anastomoses – with help from Medtronic.

MEDICS Basic Clinical Skills

Basic Clinical Skills

Recommended years of study:All years

Trainer: Adela Grasu MD, Ema Zavoianu MD, Alexandru Moruz MD, Cristina Ghizdavet MD, Nurse Andrei Terentiac, Nurse Tomita Jianu

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Day: Friday

Time: 17:00-20:00

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

MEDICS Basic Clinical Skills - Sunday Edition

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Recommended years of study:All years

Trainer: Andrei Dermengiu, MD

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00-13:00

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

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Neuroaxis - Integrated neurological investigations

Recommended years of study: 2-6

Trainer: Dan Andrei Mitrea MD/ Lupu Maria Cristina MD/ Herţea Cristina MD/ Morari Oana Elisabeta MD

Location: Neuroaxis Clinic

Time: 10:00-13:00

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: The modern, integrative approach to neurological disease is complex. There is a dizzying array of investigations, and it can seem daunting trying to work out what to do, and when to do it. This workshop will take you through a relevant series of neurophysiological procedures like electromyography (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG) and Doppler imaging. You will get a better grasp of the underlying principles and become more comfortable using them in practice.

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Optical Coherence Tomography

Recommended years of study:All years

Trainer: Andreea Ciubotaru MD, PhD/Alexandra Ciubotaru

Location: INFOSAN Eye Clinic

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00-12:00

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Have you ever wanted to see the organization of functional tissues in real-time? You can do that at our workshop, where you will learn to use Optical Coherence Tomography to explore in high resolution the anatomy of your own eye, from a macro to a micro level. Beginning with the general aspect of the anterior pole & fundus, to cross-sectional analysis of retinal layers, you will become more familiar with ophthalmology diagnostics and pathology.

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Practical Skills in Oncology

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Trainer: Cornelia Nitipir MD, PhD

Academic title:: Senior Lecturer

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Day: Friday

Time: 09:00-11:00

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: During the last decades oncologic treatment went a lot way, achieving significantly better results with less distress for the patient. This has been partly due to implanted chemotherapy devices and other procedures meant to address various organ dysfunctions. At our workshop you will learn more about the use and maintenance of subcutaneous ports, pumps, colostomas, tracheostomas and PEG tubes. You will also have the chance to practice placing them on mannequins.

PACE - MEDICS Edition

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Reccommended years: 4-6

Trainer: Radu Vatasescu MD, PhD/ Corneliu Iorgulescu MD, PhD/ Stefan Bogdan MD, PhD/ Dan-Andrei Radu MD, PhD

Academic title:: Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer, Cardiology Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Day: Friday

Time: 14:00-17:00

Description: “Cardiac pacing has improved the quality of life, morbidity and mortality of patients with symptomatic bradyarrhythmias. By correcting pulse and conduction defects, pacemakers have been closing the gap between the artificial electrical stimulation needed in certain diseased hearts and the natural, normal electrical function of the heart. This workshop gives you the opportunity to delve deeper into (and grasp with your own hands!) the theoretical and practical inner-workings of cardiac pacing – by clinical cases, real devices and even by procedure demonstrations through a simulator.
Please note: this event is an advanced cardiology workshop; therefore, only students in their 4th, 5th or 6th year of medical school can participate. “

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QUBICL - MEDICS Edition

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Ana-Maria Enciu MD, PhD/ Victor Stefan Ionescu MD/ Mihaela Ioana Enache

Academic title: Senior Lecturer/ Research Assistant

Location: Victor Babes National Institute of Pathology

Day: Friday

Time: 9:00-14:00

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Biochemistry is more fun when you practice it on yourself! QUBICL (Quick Biochemistry Class) is a brand-new original SOMS workshop where you will perform several widely used laboratory tests – key elements of modern medical practice. You will measure your own salivary cortisol levels using ELISA, determine your blood type and calculate protein concentration using a protein assay standard curve.

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SMURD Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Cristian Pandrea, MD

Academic title: –

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: 14:00-18:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: SMURD is a Romanian emergency medical services with 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. ALS is a set of procedures and skills that extend BLS to further support the circulation, provide an open airway and adequate ventilation. The ALS workshops teaches a structured approach to recognise and treat a deteriorating patient.

SMURD Advanced Life Support (ALS) - Sunday Edition

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Mihaela Guran MD

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Day: Sunday

Time: 14:00-18:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: SMURD is a Romanian emergency medical services with 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. ALS is a set of procedures and skills that extend BLS to further support the circulation, provide an open airway and adequate ventilation. The ALS workshops teaches a structured approach to recognise and treat a deteriorating patient.

SSCR Applied Thoracic Surgery Procedures

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Ioan Cordos MD, PhD

Academic title: Mihai Viteazul National College

Location: Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Day: Friday

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will present the main tracheostomy techniques and various pulmonary surgical procedures. During the practical part of the workshop you will learn how to correctly insert a tube into an obstructed windpipe and how to perform pulmonary resections and sutures on biological material.

SMURD Basic Life Support (BLS)

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Luisa Simion, MD

Academic title: –

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Time: 9:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: SMURD is a Romanian emergency medical services with 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 before 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.

SMURD Basic Life Support (BLS) - Sunday Edition

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Rodica Mihaela Ciolacu MD

Location: Floreasca Emergency Hospital

Day: Sunday

Time: 9:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: SMURD is a Romanian emergency medical services with 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 before 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.

SSCR Basic Skills in Bowel Surgery

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

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. 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: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Friday

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

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 Cardiovascular Surgical Skills: Coronary Bypass

Recommended years of study: All Years

Trainer: Rasvan Vasile MD, PhD/ Bogdan Radulescu MD, PhD

Academic title: Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Day: Friday

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will present 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 bypass 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 Basic Skills in Nerve and Tendon Reconstruction

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

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 Gynaecology

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in gynaecology. You will become familiar with the main surgical techniques and practice indispensable maneuvers like adnexectomy, tubal ligation, histerorrhaphy, 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 Gynaecology - Sunday Edition

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Sunday

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will teach you the skills to perform some of the most frequent procedures in gynecology. You will become familiar with the main surgical techniques and practice indispensable maneuvers like adnexectomy, tubal ligation, histerorrhaphy, 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 Thyroid Surgery

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Friday

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will present the key principles behind thyroid surgery. You will discuss the surgical approach of thyroid pathology and the indications for thyroid surgery. You will 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 Skin Reconstruction

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

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 Vascular Surgery

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

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: Valve Surgery

Recommended years of study: All Years

Trainer: Rasvan Vasile MD, PhD/ Bogdan Radulescu MD, PhD

Academic title: Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Sunday

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will present 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 Eso-Gastric Surgical Procedures

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Friday

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will focus on basic procedures performed on the upper digestive tract, such as total gastrectomies and esophagoplasties. You will also learn about the pathology of the region and the surgery of the superior gastric pole. During the practical part you will perform various types of fundoplicature techniques used in the treatment of gastric-reflux and an eso-gastric resection on specially prepared suine biological material.

SSCR Knots & Sutures

Recommended years of study: All Years

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

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: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Sunday

Time: 15:00-19:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

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 Principles of Lower Urinary Tract Surgery

Recommendet years of study: All years

Location: Auditorium Pallady

Day: Friday

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This workshop will introduce participants to some of the most frequent procedures in urology, with a focus on urinary bladder surgery. During the practical part you will learn to perform urethral reimplantantions, cystorrhaphies and several other useful techniques.

SSCR Techniques in Septoplasty

Recommendet years of study: All years

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Sunday

Time: 09:00-13:00

Must bring: All participants must have scrubs.

Description: This fully interactive workshop will help you get a better understanding of septoplasties. You will learn the anatomy of the region and of adjacent structures, as well as the specific surgical instruments used in ENT. Together with the trainers you will simulate the surgical intervention and correct any defects or deformities of the nasal septum using biologic material.

SSCR Treatment of Radius Fractures

Recommendet years of study: All years

Trainer: Alin-Gabriel Sterian  MD

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer, Pediatric Orthopaedics Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Mihai Viteazul National College

Day: Sunday

Time: 10:00-14:00

Must bring: Full scrubs+Medical shoes

Description: This workshop will introduce you to radius fractures and their surgical treatment. You will get acquainted with the different types of fractures and the recommended treatment. You will learn the steps involved in performing the operation and in post-operative care. At the end of the day, during the practical part, you will put the theory into practice by stabilizing a radius shaft fracture yourself using plates and screws.

Systematic Eye Examination

Location: AMA Optimex Clinic

Time: 10:00-11:30

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Investigating a patient’s eyesight involves a lot of detective work – and deconstructing the line of thought is not easy! During this workshop you will learn how to use an ophthalmologist’s tools in order to accurately identify eye pathology. You will use complex devices to measure visual acuity & intraocular pressure and to examine the corneal topography & the retina. If you’re into gadgets, you’ll love trying all the equipment at AMA Optimex Clinic!

 

Systematic Eye Examination - Second Edition

Location: AMA Optimex Clinic

Time: 11:30-13:00

Must bring: Lab coat/scrub top

Description: Investigating a patient’s eyesight involves a lot of detective work – and deconstructing the line of thought is not easy! During this workshop you will learn how to use an ophthalmologist’s tools in order to accurately identify eye pathology. You will use complex devices to measure visual acuity & intraocular pressure and to examine the corneal topography & the retina. If you’re into gadgets, you’ll love trying all the equipment at AMA Optimex Clinic!

 

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Virtual Reality: Maze Navigation

Recommended years of study: All years

Trainer: Alexandru Pâslaru, MD

Academic Title: Assistant Lecturer, Department of Physiology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Time: 15:00 – 17:00

Must bring: Lab coat

Description: This workshop will have the participants immersed in virtual reality while a wireless headset of electrodes will record their brainwaves (EEG). Your brains will be put to the test while solving different tasks like navigating mazes virtual mazes. All the experiments are non-invasive and completely safe and fun!

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Witnessing Epilepsy: Video-EEG

Recommended years of study: 4-6

Trainer: Ioana Mîndruţă MD, PhD

Academic Title: Senior Lecturer, Department of Neurology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Location: University Emergency Hospital

Time: After 2 PM

Must bring: Lab coat/ Scrub top

Description: Epilepsy seizures are dramatic sightings – but when you add real time EEG recording, things become clearer. 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.