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Undergraduate Courses

Urology (Clinical Training)

Semester 11th & 12th ()

Hours Practical Training 25 hours per week (for 2 weeks)



During the clinical training of students on the responsibility of the Teaching Staff and all the members of the Urological Clinic, a particular learning process is carried through concerning both practical and theoretical aspects of the specialty.

Theoretical courses concerning urologic emergencies, urologic oncology, diagnostic approach to the urologic patient and imaging techniques are held. Students are practically trained and get familiarized with endourologic procedures (catheterization – cystoscopy – endoscopic surgery) and post-operative care and assessment of patients.

Trainees accept the responsibility to assist with the care of patients, participate in the whole diagnostic and therapeutic procedure and present cases during daily ward rounds. They attend the ambulatory, participate in operations, get trained at particular units and laboratories, and have the opportunity to participate in research protocols. During the two-week training each trainee has to go on-call twice from 2:00 pm till 8:00 pm. Groups of eight students are constituted during the trimesters of the 6th Year.