Medicine

International Health Program Romania – Medicine offered by “Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad and Colaborare Ltd provides you with the opportunity to travel to Romania (European Union) and participate in training and clinical education and experience.

Being part of our programs you will benefit from getting education and working experience in medical institutions where practices may differ from your home country. As part of our programs you augment your medical education with a heightened awareness of key issues related to urban and global health and will have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the community you are serving. You will have the possibility to meet and interact with local medical students as well as with experienced doctors, nurses, and physicians, leading to a dynamic exchange of knowledge and experiences.

The program will run in English.

The length of the programme is of maximum two weeks.

In the first week, 3 days of theoretical activity of 6 hours/day and 2 days of compulsory demonstrative clinical experience, and in the second week, 5 days of clinical experience, at choice. The compulsory demonstrative clinical experience from the first week is structured as follows: 1 day in a surgical department and 1 day in a medical oncology department.

The second week of clinical experience will take place, at choice, in one of the following departments:
– surgical department, medical department;
– imaging – paraclinical investigations;
– anatomy-pathology;
– palliative care.

The clinical experience will take place at the County Emergency Clinical Hospital Arad. The County Emergency Clinical Hospital Arad is a pavilion clinical hospital with several locations, including 48 departments and sections for acute patients, with a number of 1,167 beds, and 8 departments and sections for chronic patients with a number of 201 beds.

Week 1 (Monday-Friday)

3 days will be dedicated especially to the theoretical part, which will focus on the study of the way in which cancer cells appear and develop in the organism, their action mechanisms, establishing positive diagnosis, adjuvant treatment, surgical approach, psychological counselling and social and profession integration, as well as complementary therapy, adapting the patient’s lifestyle and proper nursing. This information will be presented in 8 modules of 2 hours each. Also, a 2-hour course of labor protection, ethics, and patient rights will be held.

The compulsory demonstrative clinical experience of 2 days, is structured as follows: 1 day in a surgical department and 1 day in a medical oncology department.

Week 2 (Monday-Friday)
The second week of clinical experience will take place, at choice, in one of the following departments:

  • surgical department, medical department;
  • imaging –  paraclinical investigations;
  • anatomy-pathology;
  • palliative care.

The programme is accredited by the Association of Romanian Physicians (Colegiul Medicilor din Romania) with 40 credits (for the 2-weeks programme) and 30 credits (for the 1-week programme). At the end of the course, the participation diploma will be awarded by the University.

For groups of 10 and more participants, upon request:

  • The program length can be 1 week.
  • The program start dates can adapt to group needs.
  • The subjects, course and clinical experience can be adapt to the needs of the group (ex: psychiatry, cardiology, neurology, internal medicine, etc.)

Program start dates:

July 3rd, 2017

July 10th, 2017