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Two academic years Course 2016/2018

CREDITS: 65 ECTS (1ECTS = 25 hours)

1st academic year – 30 ECTS, 2nd academic year – 35 ETCS
This course also includes profesional trainings and rotations during the second year academic year 2017-2018.

AIM OF THE COURSE

This Diploma course of the University of Barcelona of Breast Disease and Senology is an educational training in Senology for international specialists with a medical degree in radiology, pathology, gynecology, surgery, medical oncology, radio oncology etc. It mainly serves for the students from all over the world with a great interest in Senology.

OBLIGATORY CONDITIONS:

• ONLY presencial mode (limited places).
• Selection criteria: marks obtained during the Diploma course of Breast Disease and Senology.
• Two weeks of presential classes and 2 to 3 weeks of rotations. The first week of classes in November and the second one in May. The attendance is obligatory; the maximum absence allowed is 10% during the whole course.

LANGUAGE:

Spanish and some lessons will be available in English

COURSE PLAN:

1st Academic Year

Module I – Normal Breast / Benign Disease / Imaging- – 10 ECTS

• Assistance / Display as or virtual mode of teaching classes.
• 50 examples of real clinical cases
• Note-taking of all classes.
• Self-assessment questions of each lesson (available online via Virtual Campus).
• Test on Module I.

Module II – Introduction to Breast Cancer – 10 ECTS

• Assistance / Display as or virtual mode of teaching classes.
• 50 examples of real clinical cases
• Note-taking of all classes.
• Self-assessment questions of each lesson (available online via Virtual Campus).
• Test on Module II.

Module III – Breast Cancer – 10 ECTS

• Assistance / Display as or virtual mode of teaching classes.
• 50 examples of real clinical cases
• Note-taking of all classes.
• Self-assessment questions of each lesson (available online via Virtual Campus).
• Test on Module III.

2nd Academic Year:

Module IV – Interactive training in Breast Pathology – 15 ECTS.

• Attendance teaching classes.
• Note-taking of all classes.
• Test on Module IV.

Module V – External rotations – 10 ECTS.

• 2 to 3 weeks of rotations at the partner hospitals in Spain and Europe
• Rotation paperwork tasks

Module VI – Final work/ exam (MFX) – 10 ECTS.

• Written work (Clinical case work)
• Presentation (Clinical case work)
• Final test exam