Name of the activity: Clinical workshops
Country/NMO: Romania (FASMR)
Program: Teaching Medical Skills
Contact information: [email protected]
Type of the activity: Capacity Building (Training or Workshop). Teaching and develop knowledge, skills and techniques in a particular field. While training can have any form, workshops are more formal and also include exchange of information between participants.
There is a lack of skills acquired by medical students, mainly due to the focus of the curricula on the theoretical aspects of the medical field, rather then the practical ones. Therefore, this activity aims to compensate this deficiency by organizing hands-on workshops for the medical students on the following subjects: Basic and Advanced Life Support, Basic Skills in Laparoscopy, Abdominal Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiotherapy, Basic Echography Skills – Cardiac, Thyroid, Abdominal.
First Aid/CPR/BLS/ALS Surgical Skills Diagnostic measures Clinical examination Diagnostic tests interpretation
There is a lack of skills acquired by medical students, mainly due to the focus of the curricula on the theoretical aspects of the medical field, rather then the practical ones. Therefore, this activity aims to compensate this deficiency, in order to help fellow students to provide the best medical care to their patient, once they begin working in the hospital environment.
Medical students, Healthcare Students
General population, Medical students, Healthcare Students
Objectives and indicators of success:
Organizing a minimum of 10 workshops for at least 20 participants per workshop over one year (Basic and Advanced Life Support, Basic Skills in Laparoscopy, Abdominal Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiotherapy, Basic Echography Skills – Cardiac, Thyroid, Abdominal).
Providing the necessary materials for each workshop
Providing at least one instructor for each workshop
Selection of volunteers for the events
Finding locations for the workshops
Selection of instructors for each workshop
Finding sponsors from the medical community
Purchasing the necessary materials
Creating the graphic design for the promotional materials (posters, flyers, stickers)
Promoting the event within the students’ community
Selecting the participants
Creating an online group with the participants
Assuring the refreshments and food for the event
Plans for evaluation:
Evaluating if the objectives were met:
At least 20 participants for each workshop
At least 10 workshops during one year
Having at least one instructor for each workshop
Survey from the participants, regarding
The level of satisfaction with the event
The quality of the facilities
The level of difficulty of the workshops