Netherlands, Utrecht

Global Surgery

when 1 April 2019 - 8 July 2019
language English
duration 14 weeks
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 750

This summerschool will provide a unique overview of the topic Global Surgery, with an emphasis on essential surgical care in a worldwide prospective. In one week time there will be both practical and theoretical sessions as well as experience based stories from experts in the field. The practical workshops will among others include bowel anastomosis techniques as well as external fixation of fractures.
This course is organised by the UMC Utrecht / surgical department, in collaboration with the Netherlands Society for International Surgery NSIS (www.surgicalneed.nl).


This summerschool will provide a unique overview of the topic Global Surgery, with an emphasis on essential surgical care in a worldwide prospective. A main topic will be surgical research and how to collect data in Low and Middle Income countries (LMICs). During the week there will be both theoretical and practical surgical workshops as well as experience based stories from experts in the field. In the practical workshops you will be trained in external fixation of fractures and bowel anastomosis techniques, among others.
This course is organised by the surgical department of the UMC Utrecht in collaboration with the Netherlands Society for International Surgery NSIS (www.surgicalneed.nl).

Course leader

Prof. dr. I.H.M. Borel Rinkes

Fee info

EUR 750: Course fee
EUR 200: Housing fee

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