Contemporary Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures, Short Course | University of Tartu | Tartu, Estonia
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The Contemporary Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures course from University of Tartu includes biochemical-, immunological-, genetic laboratory and instrumental assessments, theory discussions, practical measurements and interpretation. 

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Overview

*This course profile is financed by Dora Plus Action 4: Marketing of study and employment opportunities in Estonia (European Regional Development Fund).

Multimorbidity is increasingly becoming the norm, particularly in the older population, and presents enormous challenges for patients and their doctors. Diagnosis has important implications for multimorbid patient care, research, and medical policy. The diagnostic process is a complex, patient-centered, collaborative activity that involves information gathering and clinical reasoning to determine a patient's health problem

Multimorbidity, defined as the presence of multiple chronic conditions in an individual, is highly prevalent in clinical practice today. For people with multimorbidity, consideration needs to be given to individualising care and designing it around each person's needs and priorities.

Additionally, multimorbid patiens' case-based discussions and treatment procedures performed or viewed as well.

Educational objectives:-    to learn medical procedures using simulators;-    to learn laboratory (biochemistry, immunology, pathology, genetic) assessments;-    to conduct practical body composition measurements and learn the interpretation;-    to learn glomerular diseases diagnostics and management;-    to study multimorbid patients' management;-    to collaborate in multimorbid patients' case-based discussions

-    to observe the treatment procedures

After the completion of this Contemporary Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures course from University of Tartu , learners should be able to:

  • Perform simple medical procedures
  • Interpret the laboratory and instrumental assessments
  • Perform body composition assessments
  • Recognize pathomechanisms of glomerular injury and debate the usage of genetic testing in rare diseases
  • Demonstrate skills in analyzing and resolving clinical cases and treatment options of multimorbid patients
  • Collaborate with other members of the health care team to assure comprehensive care of the multimorbid patient.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Simulation centre: Clinical case skill building exercise interaction activities using the simulators
  • Multimorbid patients management in nephrology practice 
  • IGenetics: Diagnostic methods used in clinical genetic
  • Biochemistry-immunology laboratory assessments  
  • Clinical nutrition, body composition

Lecturers

  • Mai Rosenberg, Professor of Nephrology in Medical Faculty at the University of Tartu, Head of the Nephrology Division at the Tartu University Hospital, Estonia.
  • Kalle Kisand, Professor of Laboratory Medicine in Medical Faculty at the University of Tartu, Estonia.
  • Sander Pajusalu, Associate Professor of Clinical Genetics at the University of Tartu, Genetics and Personalized Medicine Clinic at the Tartu University Hospital, Estonia.
  • Alastair Forbes, Visiting Professor at the University of Tartu in Estonia.
  • Riho Runnel, Medical Simulation Specialist at the University of Tartu, Instructor at the Estonian Military Academy, Team Leader at the Pärnu Ambulance Service.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

4 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate students in medicine
  • Online application form
  • Motivation letter (up to 1.5 pages)
  • Transcript of academic records
  • Copy of the passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 EUR for the full programme during 13 days.
  • EU/EEA

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 EUR for the full programme during 13 days.

Living costs for Tartu

300 - 600 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

1. Estonian National Scholarships at  StudyinEstonia.ee. 

You can read more about the scholarships on the homepage of StudyinEstonia.ee.

2. ENLIGHT scholarship 

More information and application form on ENLIGHT scholarship page.

3. University of Toronto scholarship

More information and application form on University of Toronto scholarship page.

4. DAAD scholarship 

More information and application form on DAAD scholarship page. 

5. Partial tuition fee coverage scholarship

More information and application form on partial tuition fee coverage scholarship page.

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