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Workshops

The iMed Conference® Workshops are a great opportunity to learn something new or to improve your skills! You can develop your knowledge on themes that are not fully discussed in class, allowing you to expand your horizons.

Once again we will have two days of Workshops that will take place solely during the afternoon​, so that everyone gets a chance to participate.

Our dynamic system of Workshop sessions ​allows you to choose​ one ​Workshop per day. Each one integrates different sessions with different speakers, thus allowing for an all-around approach to various areas of a certain theme.

The iMed Conference® ticket allows access to the two days of workshops.

C. Vascular

Wired

12th October

Wiring vessels might be the basics of Vascular Surgery but is certainly not the simplest nor easiest technique! In this workshop you’ll have the chance to learn how to create an anastomosis between vessels and put your hands on it! You will also be able to learn how to perform some endovascular techniques and experience the feeling of being inside a vessel.

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Dermatologia

Another Look On Our Skin

12th October

There is much more to your skin than what you might think – afterall, it is the largest organ in the human body, with 15% of your body weight and about 300 million cells! However, as a medical student, your short stay in the dermatology department usually only gives you a glimpse into this fascinating specialty. In this workshop, you will get the opportunity to finally become skilled in the dermatological examination and see first-hand the wide range of instrumental techniques which can be use at our disposal. First, you will be equipped with all the information you need to quickly tackle a dermatological pathology and then you will have the opportunity to go through the different stalls ranging from Dermatoscopy, Cryotherapy, Phototherapy, Skin allergology and Laser procedures. Join us as you discover the mysteries your skin holds!

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Cardiologia

On The Beat - Fundamentals of ECG

Portuguese

Clinical

12th October

As a medical student, have you ever found yourself wondering – How do doctors decipher those ECGs? If you have, this workshop is the right one for you!

In this workshop, you will be guided along the basics of the ECG and master the analysis through a step-by-step approach.

Don’t miss this chance to finally understand the trace of a beating heart.

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Ortopedia

Break a leg

Portuguese

Clinical

12th October

Have you ever wondered how you should proceed if you find someone with a broken arm or leg? Probably yes, and possibly you wouldn’t know what to do about it. Well, that will change after attending this Workshop! Join us and learn how to work with casts and splints and train it on yourself and your colleagues.

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Emergências Médicas

Clock is Ticking - Medical Emergencies

13th October

It’s every young doctors’ deep fear – Alone in the Emergency Room or during a night shift and you’re called for a patient who has a life-threatening condition. Have you ever wondered if you have the knowledge and “know-how” to act in those situations where every second counts? Don’t be afraid, this interactive workshop is prepared to give you a rundown of the most frequent and emergent cases you will find in the ER. In each station, you’ll be confronted with a different medical emergency and you’ll have not only to diagnose but to decide on how you want to manage your patient. Join us and by the end, you’ll be prepared to handle it all.

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Neuro

Brain Invaders

13th October

Technology is a product of our brain – but now it’s giving back, as it aids us to unravel evermore skills performed by this mysterious organ! Among all the possibilities we have to understand our brain’s functioning, Deep Brain Stimulation has got to be one of the most exciting, which is why iMed is providing YOU with “Brain Invaders – Deep Brain Stimulation” Workshop! In this workshop, you will get the chance to discover the amazing possibilities DBS has to improve our lives, jolt by jolt – all while exploring its practical applications in Medtronic’s interactive software. Join us in this cutting-edge workshop and dare to explore the neural universe with this mesmerising Workshop!

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Oftalmologia

Look into my eyes

13th October

Did ophthalmology catch your eye? Are you looking forward to becoming an ophthalmologist? In this workshop, you will become a pro in ophthalmological examination from theory to practice. From the basic physical eye examination to using the challenging slit lamp you will get the chance to experience it all. Join us and maybe you’ll learn other great ophthalmology puns!

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Culinary Medicine in the Clinical Practice

12th October

Imagine that you are a family medicine doctor and a patient arrives at your office who wants to adopt a diet that you’re unfamiliar with. You don’t have a nutritionist at your health-center, and you need to deal with this situation yourself. Have you been prepared during your medical training for this situation? Don’t worry, here is a workshop that will bring you the necessary tools to deal with this situation correctly. The “Culinary Medicine in Medical Practice” workshop is dedicated to all future doctors and nutritionists who want to prepare to deal with issues related to nutrition. It is a practical workshop where you will have the opportunity to learn about various diets that are currently adopted by various people, as well as listen firsthand the opinion of people who practice them. Additionally, you will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to prepare a dish yourself with the help of a certified culinary chef. Do not miss the opportunity to become an expert in nutrition related issues as well as to learn how to cook meals, tools which are most useful for the education of your future patients.

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ABC do Trauma

12th October

Have you ever wondered, as a medical student, what you would do if you ran into a trauma victim and you were the most qualified person around? I mean… you would be “the most qualified person” because you’re a medical student BUT do you know what to do? Would you freeze or would you act? Would you be afraid of making a mistake? That’s exactly what this workshop is here for! Guided by our amazing instructors, you’ll get the chance to go through several trauma scenarios and practice different techniques. Join us and get ready to become a trauma expert!

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CSI Lisbon

12th October

Are you addicted to Bones, CSI, NCIS and other crime series? Did you always dream of joining their team and solving the crimes? Did you know that the examinations on living people are, by far, the most frequent in Forensic Medicine? Join us and help solving the real crime scene we prepared for you. Get into the complex world of intimate violence, sometimes leading to death. Enjoy your first experience on bone trauma analysis! Team up with our expert, dive into the fascinating world of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences and discover the different aspects of this complex speciality that has so much more to offer than what you might think.

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Medicina do Viajante

12th October

Are you eager to travel, to get out of your confort zone? Then this is the workshop for you. Designed to prepare you for any illnesses related to travelling abroad, this workshop will enable you to learn how to prevent the most common illnesses, to identify warning signs and symptoms and to treat them as fast as you can. You will be presented with diferent case scenarios and challenge to solve them! After this there’s nothing between you and your travell destination. You’re ready to board.

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Painless

12th October

Regional anaesthesia has become an integral and common component of both intraoperative anaesthesia and postoperative analgesia. It’s a complex and challenging technique that you probably won’t have the chance to try as a medical student. This is what this workshop is for! With the help of our experts, you will be able to untangle all the details of locoregional and neuroaxis anaesthesia and challenge yourself with our practical stations! Master your ultrasound proficiency and give nerves a try with our models!

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Get your thyroid together

13th October

The Bethesda System changed the game for thyroid nodular pathologies and fine needle aspiration cytology as well as thyroid ultrasonography became the techniques most endocrinologists and radiologists perform together! So have you ever wondered how it feels to prick a thyroid? And use an echograph to detect a nodule and then prick it? This workshop will provide you the tools to learn more about thyroid nodular pathology, train thyroid ultrasonography and ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology. Join us!

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CRITIC

13th October

Handling a critical patient in the Emergency Department, (or in any other setting, for the matter) will definitely be one of the biggest challenges facing any young doctor. The rush for an effective intervention when time is short demands a set of fundamental skills any medical student should master! In this Workshop you will learn how to handle a patient in critical condition by practicing with training models, divided into four major domains: Observation (image but not only Imagiology), Respiratory Failure identification, Shock treatment and Vital Signs interpretation. Specialized doctors will guide you through some important “do’s and dont’s” when it comes to saving lives on the clock. Enter a whole new mindset and learn what the best do at handling the worst-case scenario. “CRITIC” is a practical course on management and interventions on the critical patient, totally developed at Nova Medical School to be part of the core curriculum of the Medicine course.

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Echocardiography Masterclass (HSAC)

13th October

Are you fascinated by the human heart but always struggling to understand anything when you see your patients echocardiograms? Don’t worry – this is the workshop for you! This Masterclass gives you the opportunity to truly understand the principles and technique behind the echocardiography and to put them into practice during 2 hours of hands-on experience guided by our amazing experts who will teach you all the tricks. Furthermore, you will have the chance to learn about FOCUS – a life-saving procedure fundamental to every doctor! Challenge yourself to be a master of the heart!

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Seeing Through You - Imagiology

13th October

Who says Imagiology is always about X-rays, CT-scans or MRIs? In this workshop you will have the opportunity to get in touch with Imagiology in its various diagnostic and therapeutic approaches! You will get the chance to perform some of these techniques yourself using ecography as you try to perform biopsies in real liver models! Come and explore the future of Imagiology that can range from Emergency Ultrasound to Interventional Radiology. You will get the chance to learn about Emergency Ultrasonography and how you can apply ultrasound to diagnose and management of patients when every second counts. bAlso, you will discover the world of Interventional Radiology and its essential role in oncology, allowing for fascinating procedures such as image-guided biopsies and percutaneous tumoral ablations. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!

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Stop the Bleeding

13th October

Have you ever wondered, as a medical student, what you would do if you have to stop the bleeding and you were the most qualified person around? What are you going to do? Would you freeze or would you act? That’s exactly what this workshop is here for! Guided by our amazing instructor, you’ll get the chance to go through bleeding scenarios and practice different techniques to stop the bleeding. Join us!

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A brand new contest

SIM CHALLENGE

Come and test your clinical skills with our brand new SimChallenge! It’s a medical simulation contest aimed exclusively at NMS |FCM Medical Students who are, preferably, in their clinical years (4th-6th). The goal is to introduce medical students to the world of medical simulation, by allowing small teams to challenge themselves in a simulated clinical scenario!

For more information read our Rules of Procedure here and summary here