Practical Clinical Training Abroad – Procedure

Practical Clinical Training Abroad – Procedure

  1. Permission to do a 6 week 180 hour Practical Clinical Training abroad – speciality selected by the student, applies to students of final year of their study. This training replaces previous clinical rotations.
  2. The student can select one subject from the following:
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Cardiology
  • Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  1. Practical Clinical Training abroad must be completed at a university clinical hospital.
  2. The student is fully responsible for finding the university clinical hospital as well as for covering all the costs regarding the Practical Clinical Training and Malpractice Insurance.
  3. According to Resolution no. 70/2017 regarding fee refund “if during the studies at the Medical University of Lodz the student completes a part of the study program at a university abroad, the student’s tuition fee will be reduced by the amount equivalent to the current cost of that part of the study program at the Medical University of Lodz; the rules regarding the payment for the classes conducted at the University are established by the Rector’s directives”. After completion and acceptance of the practical clinical training abroad in order to have the tuition fee reduced and these costs reimbursed the student needs to write a letter to the Vice-Dean.
  4. English should be the language of instruction and communication at all levels.
  5. Permission to do the Practical Clinical Training abroad applies to students with good academic standing; 4 MD/MD Advanced with at least 4.0 GPA from the first 4 semesters and 6 MD with at least 4.0 GPA from the first 8 semesters of study.The 4.0 GPA is considered as a cumulative of GPA of the stated semesters.
  6. The CBS exam must be passed prior to the application.
  7. Permission to do the Practical Clinical Training abroad is given by the Vice-Dean of Studies in English. Permission can be granted only after submitting the Application Form by the end of April of the academic year preceding the academic year of practical clinical training abroad.*
  8. Certificate of Completion/Clinical Evaluation Form must be completed and signed by a respective supervising doctor and delivered personally to the school by the student not later than two weeks after the training completion.
  9. The Practical Clinical Training should be credited with a grade after the student’s return the Medical University of Lodz. The student will receive a Referral to the clinic, which must be presented to the examiner in order to receive credit with a grade.
  10. After gaining the credit the student is obliged to return the Referral with a grade within 3 working days. This is the condition of being granted the ECTS points for the particular course.

* exception – Students of 6th year 6 MD and 4th year 4 MD/ MD Advanced (academic year 2017/2018) can submit the application form by the end of September 2017.

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