Infectious Diseases

Title: Infectious  Diseases: Emergent  Infections and  Solid Organ Transplant Patients  Management

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Infectious diseases in tropical areas show a diversity of spectrum, mainly in immunosuppressed patients and require different approaches for diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Focused on improving clinical practice, we have created a course that will provide the essential abilities and knowledge for everyday practice based on lectures and real cases. We invite you to join us for a great week, making some new friends and learning more about this wonderful universe called Infectious Diseases in one of the largest and most important health centers in Brazil and Latin America

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  1. Provide students with the opportunity to learn about emergent infectious diseases more prevalent in Brazil .

  2. Discuss organ transplant scenarios: pre transplant and post transplant management. We will discuss diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases in liver and renal transplant setting. Special discussion about prevention of infections in this setting.  

 

TEACHING METHODS

  1. Lectures with active interactive methodology.

  2. Visit to the university hospital.

  3. Discussion of clinical cases at ICU and wards.

 

Assessment:

  1. Presence and punctuality

  2. Interaction with the faculty and other students.

 

Duration: 1 week.

 

Prerequisites: pre-clinical knowledge (at least 50% of the medical course at the foreign institution) and fluent English.

 

Course material:

  1. Papers elaborated by the faculty.

  2. Seminars (articles will be provided prior to sessions).

 

FACULTY

Course organization and responsibility:

  • Raquel S B Stucchi

  • Plínio Trabasso

  • Francisco Hideo Aoki

  • Luciene O. Conterno

  • Marcelo  de Carvalho Ramos

  • Maria  Luiza Moretti

  • Mariângela R Resende

 

 

Professors from the Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (Unicamp).

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Medical students with pre-clinical knowledge (at least 50% of the medical course at the foreign institution);

  • 5 to 8 students.

 

ONE-WEEK SCHEDULE

 

 

Monday

July 1nd

Tuesday

July 2rd

Wednesday

July 3th

Thursday

July 4th

Friday

July 5th

8 am – 10am

Welcome and visit to Clinics Hospital of University of Campinas (Unicamp)

Pre transplant management

Fungal Infections in Organ Transplant I

Tuberculosis

Pre transplant outpatients

10am-12am

Hospital Rounds (ICU and Wards)

Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases

Pre transplant outpatients

 

12pm-14pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

14pm-15pm

Hemorrhagic fever I: Our experience in Campinas

Immunization and SOT

 

    Clinical cases

Fungal Infections in Organ Transplant II

Hemorrhagic fever II: Our experience in Campinas

Fungal infection diagnosis

15pm-17pm

Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases

 

After

     

Pizza