“Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu implements the Erasmus+ intensive programme Brain Revealed: Innovative Technologies in Neurosurgery Study – BrainIT.
The project is implemented between September 1st, 2018 and August 31th, 2021 and the partner institutions are „Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu (Coordinator), Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, Universita degli Studi Niccolo Cusano, Italy and Spitalul Clinic Judetean de Urgență Sibiu, Romania.
The second the summer school BrainIT will be organized in Sibiu during 13 – 26 July 2020 with the participation of international students from all the three partners.
Intensive Summer Programme „Neuro-oncology” 13 – 26 July 2020
Day 1 Synthesis recapitulation – the anatomy and physiology of central nervous system
Day 2 Synthesis recapitulation – clinical and medical imaging in the examination of brain and spine
Day 3 Neuro-oncology, the management of brain and spine tumors
Day 4 skull-base surgery – disorders of the skull-base and skull-base tumours
Day 5 Treatment options, indications and management in neuro-oncology
Day 6 The pre and post surgery management of the neurosurgical patient
Training on the usage and interaction with the e-platform and telemedicine components
Day 7 Application of biomedical engineering to neuro-oncology
Day 8 Hands-on: Basics Surgical Skills
Day 9 Hands-on: sutures under microscope
Day 10 Hands-on: Anastomosis on 3D Printed Artificial Vasc. Models & Nerve Coaptation
Day 11 Hands-on: 3D printed Brain Surgery (approaches, craniostomy, cranioplasty)
Day 12 Hands-on: 3D printed Brain Surgery (tumors)
Day 13 Hands-on: 3D Printed Brain Surgery (skull base)
Day 14 Overview and evaluation
The number of students accepted to take part in the event: LBUS – 11 students, Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria – 7 students; Universita degli Studi Niccolo Cusano – 2 students.
Level of students and selection process
The present Intensive programme/Summer School is addressed to Medicine Bachelor level students, enrolled in the 5th and 6th year of study.
Participating students will be required basic knowledge of general medicine, anatomy and some knowledge in the field of neurology and medical imaging.
ECTS-award: the participants at the summer school will be awarded 4 ECTS which will be recognized for their respective study.
The student application file will consist of:
- Student application form
- Motivation letter
- Student certificate issued by home university, to show the study level/year of study
- Transcript of records
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION (by e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org, or to the address International Relations Department 10 Victoriei Blvd., Sibiu): 5TH MARCH 2020
The process of selection will be organized respecting the principles of transparency and equality in terms of opportunities of access.