ADVANCED MEDICAL SKILLS

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Introduction

The objective of the master's degree in Advanced Medical Skills is to provide specialized health training for medical graduates, to increase their competences in the following areas:
- rare anemias and related syndromes
- regional anesthesia based on anatomy
- primary care and community health
- kidney transplant surgery
- acute and perioperative intensive cardiac care
- image diagnosis in rheumatic disease
- diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer
- diagnosis and interventional treatment in coronary heart disease
- use of ultrasound in perioperative care
- electrodiagnosis in peripheral neuropathies, motor control and sensory perception disorders
- clinical electrophysiology and the administration of cardiac stimulants
- advanced therapeutic digestive endoscopy
- Parkinson's disease and movement disorders
- autoimmune diseases
- neuromuscular diseases
- pharmacogenetics and personalized medicine
- infant pathophysiology
- gynecology, oncology and multidisciplinary breast pathology
- non-invasive cardiac imaging
- infection in non-HIV immunosuppressed patients
- HIV and AIDS infection
- maternal-fetal medicine
- neuroanesthesia
- therapeutic neuroradiology
- interdisciplinary oncology (medical and surgical)
- advanced pathology of the skin
- advanced diagnostic procedures in respiratory medicine
- tobacco addiction
- sleep disorders
- endovascular and cardiac treatments
- tuberculosis and infections by nontuberculous mycobacteria
- uroncology

Learning objectives

The aim of the master's degree in Advanced Medical Skills is to provide specialized health training for medical graduates, to increase their competences in the following knowledge areas: rare anemias and related conditions; regional anatomy-based anesthesia; primary care and community health; kidney transplant surgery; cosmetic surgery and medicine; acute and perioperative intensive cardiac monitoring; diagnostic imaging in rheumatology; diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer; diagnosis and interventional treatment in coronary heart disease; use of advanced abdominal ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment; use of ultrasound in perioperative care; electrodiagnosis in peripheral neuropathies, motor control and sensory perception disorders; clinical electrophysiology and the administration of cardiac stimulants; advanced therapeutic digestive endoscopy; Parkinson's disease and movement disorders; autoimmune diseases; neuromuscular diseases; pharmacogenetics and personalized medicine; infant pathophysiology; gynecology, oncology and multidisciplinary breast pathology; stroke; non-invasive cardiac imaging; infection in non-HIV immunocompromised patients; HIV and AIDS; maternal-fetal medicine; neuroanesthesia; therapeutic neuroradiology; interdisciplinary oncology (medical and surgical); advanced pathology of the skin; advanced diagnostic procedures in respiratory medicine; tobacco addiction; sleep disorders; endovascular and cardiac treatments; tuberculosis and infections by nontuberculous mycobacteria; urologic oncology.

Basic Information

Number of ECTS credits awarded:
 60
Language(s) of instruction:
 English (50%), Catalan (25%) and Spanish (25%)
Number of places available:
 120
Approximate price:
 46,50 euros per credit ( 82 euros for students who are not EU nationals and do not currently reside in Spain). Fees for the academic year 2017-2018
Faculty or school:
  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Master's degree course homepage:
  Master's degree course homepage
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