WORKSHOPS

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Have you decided to add a workshop to your conference experience?

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Choose a Workshop you like

You can choose between in-person and virtual workshops, or go for both. You will find the complete list of workshops on this page.

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Pay and book the Workshop you want

You can pay for and book your preferred workshop in one step right from this page

In-person workshops

Hands-on experience is second to none in developing your clinical skills. If you’re feeling rusty after a year of endless online classes this is your perfect remedy.

At MEDICS 2022 we will offer you a select number of our well known in-person workshops in a safe environment. You can add one or more in-person workshops to your virtual conference experience and you can even combine them with our new virtual workshops all on this page.

You can read more about how are we planning to keep you safe and our enhanced refund policy by accessing our Covid Centre.

Virtual Workshops

If travelling to attend a workshop is out of reach or you simply want to enjoy one from the comfort and safety of your own home we’ve got you covered.

For this year’s edition, we developed a unique set of innovative virtual workshops that would help broaden your medical knowledge.

All our virtual workshops are live, interactive events.

You can add one or more virtual workshops to your virtual conference experience from this page. You can even combine them with in-person workshops.

Things you should read

In order to book a workshop, you must first register for the conference by paying the Virtual Conference Fee.

In-person workshops

QUBICL – MEDICS Edition

Trainer: Ana Maria Enciu MD, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Histology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: Biochemistry is more fun when you practice it on yourself! QUBICL (Quick Biochemistry Class) is an original SOMS workshop where you will perform several widely used laboratory tests – key elements of modern medical practice. You will measure your own salivary cortisol levels using ELISA and calculate your protein concentration using a protein assay standard curve. Be aware: LOTS of pipetting involved!

Price

35€

Time

09:30-15:30, Friday, April 8

Location

Victor Babes National Institute of Pathology

FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma)

Trainer: Alexandru Carâp MD, PhD, Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Recommended years of study: 2-6

Workshop description: Life-threatening intra-abdominal injuries don’t always come with obvious warning signs. Imagine you are in front of a trauma patient. You do a quick physical examination – but you still cannot leave out the possibility that he may be massively bleeding into his peritoneum. What should you do next? The answer is FAST – a noninvasive and accurate ultrasound examination, which you’ll learn during our workshop by examining your peers. FAST provides vital information without delay and allows you to rapidly identify free fluid in the peritoneal, pericardial, or pleural spaces.

Price

20€

Time

14:00-20:00, Friday, April 8

Location

Emergency Hospital of Saint Pantelimon

FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma)

Trainer: Alexandru Carâp MD, PhD, Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Recommended years of study: 2-6

Workshop description: Life-threatening intra-abdominal injuries don’t always come with obvious warning signs. Imagine you are in front of a trauma patient. You do a quick physical examination – but you still cannot leave out the possibility that he may be massively bleeding into his peritoneum. What should you do next? The answer is FAST – a noninvasive and accurate ultrasound examination, which you’ll learn during our workshop by examining your peers. FAST provides vital information without delay and allows you to rapidly identify free fluid in the peritoneal, pericardial, or pleural spaces.

Price

20€

Time

14:00-20:00, Sunday, April 10

Location

Emergency Hospital of Saint Pantelimon

Systematic Eye Examination

Trainer: Radu Malciolu MD, Irina Lutic MD

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: Workshop description: Investigating a patient’s eyesight involves a lot of detective work – and deconstructing the line of thought is not easy! During this workshop you will learn how to use an ophthalmologist’s tools in order to accurately identify eye pathology. You will use complex devices to measure visual acuity & intraocular pressure and to examine the corneal topography & the retina. If you’re into gadgets, you’ll love trying all the equipment at AMA Optimex Clinic!

Price

25€

Time

10:00-11:30, Sunday, April 10

Location

Ama Optimex

Systematic Eye Examination

Trainer: Radu Malciolu MD, Irina Lutic MD

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: Workshop description: Investigating a patient’s eyesight involves a lot of detective work – and deconstructing the line of thought is not easy! During this workshop you will learn how to use an ophthalmologist’s tools in order to accurately identify eye pathology. You will use complex devices to measure visual acuity & intraocular pressure and to examine the corneal topography & the retina. If you’re into gadgets, you’ll love trying all the equipment at AMA Optimex Clinic!

Price

25€

Time

11:30-13:00, Sunday, April 10

Location

Ama Optimex

FOCUS (Figuring out the Cardiac Ultrasound)

Trainer: Gabriela Neculae MD

Recommended years of study: 4-6

Workshop description: Have you ever asked yourself how does your heart do that “lub-dub” dance? Or which medical conditions can be diagnosed using echocardiography? Whether you are a 4th year medical student looking to better understand your Cardiology rotation, or a 5th or 6th year student wanting to brush up on some notions while preparing for the Residency Exam, our new workshop is the perfect place for you! The workshop will cover multiple topics: first, you will learn the theoretical aspects of the cardiac ultrasound: sound waves, basic echocardiography skills, different views (subxiphoid, parasternal), the meaning of the long and short axis. In the second part of the workshop, you will have the opportunity to practice what you learned hands-on.

Price

25€

Time

10:00-14:00, Friday, April 8

Location

Center of Innovation and E-health, Carol Davila University and Medicine

Catch the butterfly – Thyroid Ultrasound

Trainer: Natalia Dascalu MD., Adina Mazilu MD., Ioana Madalina Cristian MD.

Recommended years of study: 2-6

Workshop description:The butterfly-shaped gland will open the wings for you at our workshop in order to let you find out more about a commonly used procedure in endocrinology. And because practice makes perfect, the workshop is also going to have a hands-on part, in which you will be for each other the doctor and respectively, the patient. You will also learn on ultrasound scans about thyroid pathology, having thus the chance to apply the theory you’ve learnt so far about this gland with so many important roles in our body.

Price

20€

Time

10:00-12:00, Sunday April 10

Location

"Carol Davila" Academic Central Military Hospital

Dr House’s first steps in clinical diagnosis

Trainer: Alexandru Carâp, MD, PhD, Assistant Lecturer, General Surgery Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: A correct clinical diagnosis is 2% perspiration and 98% experience. At first, it may seem impossible to make up the whole picture containing the entire history and symptoms of the patient. With time, skills and logical thinking your abilities to put the right diagnosis will heighten. The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize the participants with the basics of clinical reasoning practicing on a variety of clinical cases of patients with abdominal pain.

Price

15€

Time

9:00-13:00, Sunday, April 10

Location

Emergency Hospital of Saint Pantelimon

Dandy: Basic Skills in Spinal Neurosurgery

Trainer: George Petrescu MD, PhD

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description:It’s a beautiful day to save lives. That day has not come yet, but it is for sure a beautiful day to start practicing your neurosurgical skills. This workshop aims to familiarize you with the microsurgical techniques that each aspiring neurosurgeon should be mastering and gives you a glimpse of how a hemilaminectomy  is performed.

Price

25€

Time

15:00-19:00, Friday April 8

Location

Bagdasar Arseni Emergency Hospital

Dandy: Neurology 101

Trainer: Andrei Marinescu MD

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: Dizziness may have a lot of causes – from a mere night out with your squad to serious neurological or vestibular problems. But what is the first thing a young doctor must do when seeing a patient like that?
The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize you with the basic neurological maneuvers that can help you in the process of clinical diagnosis.

Price

15€

Time

16:00-19:00, Sunday, April 10

Location

Bagdasar Arseni Emergency Hospital

Heart Dissection

Trainer: Mihaly Enyedi, MD, PhD, Senior Lecturer

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: Knowing the detailed macroscopic structure of the heart goes a long way. It helps not only in becoming a skilful cardiologist or cardiac surgeon, but also an excellent doctor in general. During our workshop you will see for yourself the amazing structure that complements the role of the heart – and finally understand the sometimes counterintuitive impact of various ischaemic events.

Price

20€

Time

15:00-19:00, Friday, April 8

Location

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

SSCR: Basic Skills in Vascular Surgery

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description:Workshop description: This workshop will present the key principles behind vascular surgery. You will become familiar with the special instruments used in vascular surgery, learn how to make an arteriotomy, arteriorrhaphy and angioplasty, perform vascular anastomoses and study the main indications for vascular surgery. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part – during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor until you master them.

Price

20€

Time

14:00-18:00, Friday, 8 April

Location

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

SSCR: Knots & Sutures

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: SSCR KS, an already classic surgical workshop, is great for beginners. If you know nothing about surgery, this is where you should start. You will become familiar with the main surgical instruments, learn how to manage a surgical wound and practice elementary surgical procedures such as knots, incisions and several types of sutures. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part – during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor until you master them.

Price

20€

Time

14:00-18:00, Friday, 8 April

Location

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

SSCR: Basic Skills in Bowel Surgery

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: This workshop will present the key principles behind bowel surgery. You will become familiar with La Roux reconstructions, appendectomy, bariatric surgery, colon surgery or intestinal anastomoses. The workshop will be divided into a theoretical and a practical part – during the latter you will repeat the procedures shown by an instructor until you master them.

Price

20€

Time

10:00-14:00, Sunday, 10 April

Location

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

SSCR: Basic Skills in Plastic Surgery

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description:Let’s make it aesthetic! This workshop is an intro for those of you who are passionate about plastic surgery. You’ll have the chance to discover some of the specific techniques used in this field and also practice random local flaps, Z-plasty and H-flap. Join this full hands-on experience and start training your eye into beauty proportions!

Price

20€

Time

10:00-14:00, Sunday, 10 April

Location

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Killer ECG Patterns – Deadly Diagnoses Not To Miss

Trainer: Alexandru Deaconu MD, Ph.D, Assistant Lecturer

Recommended years of study:4-6

Workshop description: Always thought interpreting ECGs is a killer? Learn how to recognize some of the riskiest ECG traces! By taking part in this workshop, you will gain a deeper understanding of how to identify different ECG patterns. You will learn how to recognise different types of acute coronary syndrome, cardiac arrhythmias and so much more! You will also have the opportunity to apply your knowledge by solving challenging clinical cases.

Price

15€

Time

10:00-12:00, Sunday, 10 April

Location

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Virtual workshops

PSI (Psychiatry Simulated Interview)

Trainer: Călin Cavaropol MD

Recommended years of study:4-6

Workshop description: The 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet or Pounds per Square Inch? PSI stands for both! But also for Psychiatry Simulated Interview! Use your communication skills in order to deal with psychiatric patients and to find out the most relevant information about their conditions! This workshop gives you the chance to have a practical approach to the psychiatric history, helping you to have a more accurate overview of the interaction with patients with a mental health condition. The workshop is structured in 4 scenarios. For each one, there will be a psychiatric patient with a certain disorder and a team made by 2 of you. At the beginning of every scenario, each team is going to receive a couple of information about the patient and then you may start taking history. At the end of every scenario, you are going to receive feedback from the psychiatrist, in order to help you understand which additional questions you could have asked and more about the clinical experience with these types of patients. Keep in mind that it is very important to show empathy towards your patient and to have control over the patient interview!

Price

10€

Time

19:00-21:00, Friday, April 8

Location

Zoom Meeting

Fetal Ultrasound: In Utero Sneak Peek

Trainer:Cătălin Herghelegiu MD, PhD, Nadejda Birladeanu MD

Recommended years of study: All years

Workshop description: Every start needs a follow-up, especially when it comes to the beginning and development of life.
This workshop challenges you to learn about the ABC’s of first trimester fetal echography and genetic diagnosis, giving you the opportunity to train your newly acquired knowledge with a series of clinical cases.
You will get the chance to have an overview on the basics of echography practice, illustrated by video and explanations, along with tips&tricks about patient counselling. You will also be introduced to the genetics of fetal pathology.
Then it’s your turn to solve the clinical cases, which will include ultrasound scans or genetic test reports, along with details about the baby and the mother.
Are you ready for taking the first steps?

Price

10€

Time

13:00-15:00, Friday, April 8

Location

Zoom Meeting

No workshops are included in the Virtual Conference fee. This year we strived to make our virtual conferences as accessible as possible to a large number of people. Therefore, we decided to make workshops optional add-ons.

Both in-person and virtual workshops can be booked for an extra fee only after registering and paying for the Virtual Conference.

No workshops are included in the Virtual Conference fee. This year we strived to make our virtual conferences as accessible as possible to a large number of people. Therefore, we decided to make workshops optional add-ons.

Both in-person and virtual workshops can be booked for an extra fee only after registering and paying for the Virtual Conference.

Booking a workshop is not mandatory at MEDICS 2022. If you only wish to take part in our conferences, you can do so by paying the Virtual Conference Fee.

Take notice that if you book a workshop you need to attend it in order to receive a Certificate of Participation for that workshop (virtual or in-person).

Booking your preferred workshop whether in person or virtual is as easy as it gets. Just make sure to follow these steps:

  1. Register and pay for the Virtual Conference. You cannot book a workshop without registering for the Virtual Conference.
  2. Watch for the workshops we post on our social media and this page.
  3. Have you seen a workshop that you like? Head to this page and read all the information about it.
  4. Make sure you are logged in, pay the workshop fee and book it – all in one go.

If you encounter any difficulties contact us on our Facebook page, Instagram page or through our Contact page.

You are free to register for as many Workshops as you want (you have to pay the Workshop fee for each of them), as long as there are available places (the number of available places at any given Workshop is limited). The places are given on a first-come, first-served basis. You can book virtual workshops, in-person workshops or any mix you can come up with. Pay attention to your schedule so they do not overlap. Please allow plenty of time between in-person workshops due to safety measures that will be in place.

 

Read also Fees and Terms&Conditions.

If you want to cancel any of the workshops you have paid for and booked you can do so by logging in, going to the Refund centre tab into your account and complete the form you will find there with all the required information. We will only refund via online bank transfer, cash refunding will not be available. All the bank commissions will be deducted from the refunded sum. We strive to process your request in no more than 5 days, but in exceptional circumstances, it might take more.

You can cancel your workshop (virtual or in-person) and receive a refund before the general payment deadline- 1 April 2022 (23:59 GMT+2)

You can read more about our cancellation policy by visiting our Terms&Conditions and our Fees page.

All COVID related cancellations are covered by our enhanced COVID-19 refund policy. You can read more on our COVID page as well as in our Terms&Conditions.

All COVID related cancellations are covered by our enhanced COVID-19 refund policy. You can read more on our COVID page as well as in our Terms&Conditions.

If you want to change a workshop for another you need to:

  1. Cancel your existing workshop by: logging into your account, going to the Refund centre tab, choosing the cancel my workshop option and fill in all the required information. We strive to process your request in no more than 5 days, but in exceptional circumstances, it might take more. Please take notice you can do this no later than the general payment deadline: 1 April 2022 (23:59 GMT+2)
  2. You will receive a refund of your money as soon as it is processed by our payment service. We will only refund via online bank transfer, cash refunding will not be available. All the bank commissions will be deducted from the refunded sum.
  3. Pay and book for the new workshop you want.
  4. We put no limit on the number of times you can change one workshop to another but we strongly encourage to keep it at the minimum as you might incur bank fees from your bank provider.

Read also Fees and Terms&Conditions.

If you want to book a Workshop now and you plan to submit an Abstract later (but before the Abstract Submission Deadline), you should pay the Presenting Author Fee. By paying the Presenting Author Fee you assume full responsibility for submitting an abstract before 8 March 2022. More about this here.

Yes. This year will be giving an Electronic Certificate of Participation for each workshop you take part in. This Certificate of Participation is different from the one issued for your attendance at the Virtual Conference.

You are eligible to receive your Electronic Certificate of Participation only if you take part in the workshop that you booked.

Read more in our Terms&Conditions.

Tell us and we will do our best to help you! This includes organizing a second edition of the same workshop if the demand is high enough.

Let us know –  you can use our Facebook page, Instagram page or through our Contact page.

**Places at our in-person workshops will be very limited due to safety reasons and a second edition of the same workshop is unlikely to be organised.**

Let us know and we’ll see what we can do to make it happen. Send us suggestions – you can use our Facebook page, Instagram page or through our Contact page.