Surgery, obstetrics and anesthesia in low- and middle-income countries
This course is only open to inbound medical students from Harvard Medical School and the University of Zimbabwe.
Main area: Medicine
Subject: Surgery, obstetrics and anesthesia
Course code: LÄKN12
Type of course: International course at the undergraduate level
Teaching language: English
Study period: Autumn semester 5 weeks (December 17, 2018 - January 18, 2019)
Prerequisites: Studies in a Medical programme at a foreign university corresponding to 8 semesters including courses in pharmacology, internal medicine and surgery. Good knowledge of English.
Course structure: 2 weeks in Lund including lectures, skype/video sessions, surgical skills lab and group project. 2 weeks abroad at the University of Zimbabwe for clinical placements, seminars, WHO visit, Embassy visit and surgical skills lab followed by 1 week of examination, i.e. written thesis, oral presentation and individual written assignment.
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