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MEDICAL CURRICULA “Victor Babe ş ” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timi ş oara, Romania 4 th Conference on Curriculum Reform, Zagreb, Croatia, 2005 Structure of the University Faculty of Medicine General Medicine 6 years Balneo-physiokinetotherapy 3 years Nursing 3 years

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MEDICAL CURRICULA

“Victor Babeş” University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Timişoara, Romania

4th Conference on Curriculum Reform, Zagreb, Croatia, 2005


Structure of the University

  • Faculty of Medicine

    • General Medicine 6 years

    • Balneo-physiokinetotherapy 3 years

    • Nursing 3 years

  • Faculty of Dental Medicine

    • Long term studies 6 years

    • Short term 3 years (technician)

  • Faculty of Pharmacy

    • Long term 5 years


General principles

  • According to the specific laws focused on the learning process in Romania

  • Synchronization in part with curricula of other traditional medical universities from the country

    • Compulsory disciplines: almost the same

    • Optional and elective: differences

    • Significant differences in the number of hours

  • Autonomy of the University: allows the construction and/or modification of the curricula, without the interference of Ministry of Education

  • Strategy: focused on long-term studies in general medicine, dental medicine, and pharmacy

  • 15 weeks/semester


Type of curricula

  • Linear (“classic”)

  • Some modules restricted to the internal medicine

  • Average hours/week: 27-34.5

  • Compulsory courses

  • Optional/elective courses

  • Practice: lab/hospital

  • Exam

    • Practical: compulsory and eliminatory

    • Theoretical: oral or written (subjects/multiple choice questions)

  • Hospital practice: 20 working days during the summer, 8 hours/day – 160 h


1st year


1st year - remarks

  • Modification of curricula in the high school

  • Changes in the admission requirements

  • Recently introduced

    • general biology

    • general chemistry

  • No optional or elective in the first year

  • To be introduced in 2006-2007

    • first aid


2nd year

Elective: Immunomorphology (30/30, C), Philosophy (15/30, C), Foreign language (0/60, C)


3rd year


3rd year


4th year


4th year

To be introduced in the curricula: clinical and imagistic anatomy (2007) as optional course


5th year


5th year

To be introduced: Pathology in medical practice (2006) and Medical biotechnologies (2007) as elective


6th year


6th year

To be introduced: Ecology and ambient medicine (2008)

  • Elective: No

  • License: the same system in all medical universities of the country

  • written paper

  • presentation of a research project

Graduation


What to do now?

  • Short-term strategy:

    • To introduce some clinical applications even in the first two years

    • Clinical applications in basic medical disciplines are strongly encouraged

    • To reduce the number of hours in disciplines that are over the European average

    • To increase the number of hours in disciplines that are below the average

    • To increase the offer of optional/elective courses

    • To put the basis for the first module: neurosciences (includes development, anatomy, histology, pathology, physiology, neurology, neurosurgery) – 5th


See You in Timisoara,

May, 2006


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