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					Medical Curricula UMC Utrecht



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 Medical Studies in Holland


• 8 public medical schools
  (government-subsidized)

• Mergers between academic
  hospitals and medical
  faculties

• Medical School Utrecht
  University housed in UMC
  Utrecht
  Medical Studies in Holland
  General features


• 6 year undergraduate programs divided into bachelor and
  master-phase
OR
• 3 or 4 year (research) master after obtaining a biomedical
  bachelor degree

• 80 to 90 weeks of internships in several clinical wards and
  extramural settings.

• Both University Medical Centers and regional affiliated
  hospitals accommodate interns
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Medical programs in Utrecht
Medicine in Utrecht: student numbers




        Program    students 1st year   students total
         CRU             304               1976
        SUMMA             40               176
  Medical Studies at UMC Utrecht


Educational philosophy



Focus on:
•students learning rather than teachers teaching
•active and independent learning
•development of attitudes and skills for life-long
learning
 Medical Studies at UMC Utrecht

Features:


1)Varied work formats

2)Z – curriculum

3)Clinical context

4)Assessment

5)Quality control
1. Varied work formats


• Small group sessions

• Group sessions

• Meet the Expert (MTE)

• Lectures

• Interactive lectures

• Practical sessions
2. H-curriculum vs. Z-curriculum
3. Clinical context



• Clinicians as teachers

• Clinical Skills training
  throughout program
  (incl. communication)

• Early internships
  (from third year)
4. Assessment


Courses                Internships
•   Written tests      • Mid-term evaluation
•   Reports            • Final (oral) assessment
•   Presentations
•   Practical skills   Criteria:
    assessment         ü Professional attitude
                       ü Patient files
                       ü Clinical skills
                       ü Internship-specific criteria
5. Quality Control - external



• Ministerial accreditation (NVAO/QANU)
• Every 5 years
• Necessary for:
   ü Government funding
   ü Right to award diploma degrees
   ü Scholarships for students
5. Quality Control - internal



• Self-study in preparation for accreditation
• Yearly evaluation cycles of all parts of the program
• Exit-questionnaires for all graduating students to
  evaluate whole curriculum
• Visitation affiliated hospitals (every 3 years)
5. Quality Control - internal


Evaluation cycles:

Yearly:
•Evaluation forms (students/teachers)
•Report students representation committee
•Evaluation interview with course coordinator

Every 3 years:
•Advice internal advisory committee
•Panel interview
Internal Quality Control – evaluation cycle
Active students are the key to success
More information



•   For more detailed information about our curriculum, visit our
    website (in Dutch): http://www.umcutrecht.nl/subsite/opleiding-
    geneeskunde/ or e-mail: gnk-beleidsmedewerkers@umcutrecht.nl


•   For other information such as possibilities for doing (research)
    internships or PhDs at UMC Utrecht or the Utrecht Summer School:
    visit the UMC international office website at
    http://www.umcutrecht.nl/subsite/internationaloffice/
    Or send an e-mail to: international.office@umcutrecht.nl

				
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