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.

General description:

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.

Focus area:

First Aid/CPR/BLS/ALS Surgical Skills Diagnostic measures Clinical examination Diagnostic tests interpretation

Problem statement:

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.

Target groups:

Medical students, Healthcare Students

Beneficiaries:

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

Methodology:

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

Evaluation

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