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About us Medical Sciences Education Medicine International Students (due to Covid all incoming student mobilty has been cancelled until 1 February 2022.) Clinical Observership in the UMCG
University Medical Center Groningen


With more than 60 staf anesthesiologists and almost  50 residents the department performed more than 25.000 operations per year. The full scope of anesthesiologic techniques were covered: from monitored anaesthesia care and day case surgery up to cardiovascular surgery and liver transplantation. Additional fields of intrest are preoperative evaluation, acute and chronic pain medicine as wel as intensive care medicine.

Aim of the Clerkship: To introduce clerks to clinical anaesthesia covering: peri-operative assessment and optimization, monitoring techniques, management of acute medical care issues including resuscitation, acute pain, and application of basic science to clinical problems, acquisition of good basic airway skills, placement of intravenous cannulae, and experience in more advanced airway management techniques.

You will take part in a rotation schedule and will be assigned during all or part of each day to the OR, ambulatory OR, preoperative screening unit, or acute/chronic pain services for a variety of experience. The clinical part is accomplished by seminar lectures and Journal Club sessions given during your rotation. At the end of rotation a cumulative evaluation form will be taken from the daily evaluations, the logbook and examination results.


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