ICMS 2017 Workshops
REGISTRATION FOR WORKSHOPS IS OPEN! View instructions below:
We are happy that you are interested in our workshops and we would like to remind you that the period of registration for the ICMS workshops starts on 1st May 2017 and it ends on 7th May 2017.
You can complete your registration for workshops through this form:
We advise you to fill in the form with your preferences as fast as possible, since the registration for the workshops is at first-come, first-serve basis and thus only the first ones to state their choice will have guaranteed spots for workshops.
You have to choose 6 workshops that you would like to attend during ICMS 2017. Please note that due to the large number participants we guarantee you a place in 2 of your top choice workshops.
In the list of your preferences please rate the workshops starting with the one you would like to attend the most.
You will be notified via e-mail for which workshops you will have guaranteed spots. Please wait for us to contact you, instead of you contacting us, otherwise we will be slowed down.
If you save yourself a place for a workshop and you do not show up on time, your place will most probably be taken by someone else. Also, if you do not manage to save a place, there will be a chance to take part in a workshop if someone does not show up.
Check out the list of ICMS 2017 workshops below:
Bronchoscopy – Friday, 12 May 2017, Workshop hall 13
This workshop is dedicated to develop skills and knowledge in the field of rigid bronchoscopy which is the basis of interventional therapeutic bronchoscopy. After a necessary reminder of the anatomy of the larynx, airways and mediastinum as well as different pathologies and clinical situations leading to the use of rigid bronchoscopy, the
participants will use a mannequin to develop their practical skills.
Biotechnological drugs – achievements and challenges – Friday, 12 May 2017, III Seminar room
Biotechnological drugs are a wide group of therapeutic agents obtained by means of genetic engineering methodologies. They are considered to be one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs. During this workshop you will have the possibility to learn more about the modern approaches in their creation and production as well as their use in the clinical practice.
Gastroscopy and colonoscopy – Friday, 12 May 2017, Workshop hall 15
This workshop is dedicated to develop skills and knowledge in the field of rigid colonoscopy and gastroscopy by using a mannequin that will react like a real patient would while you are performing the procedure.
Heart ultrasound – 12,13 May 2017, Workshop hall 2
This workshop will lead you through the basics of an ultrasound examination of the heart, including anatomy of the heart, angles and sections of the image and the most common pathological conditions.
Emergencies in diabetes mellitus – Friday, 12 May 2017, Workshop hall 11
Diabetes is a growing epidemic worldwide. Patients with diabetes are an everyday routine in each medical specialty. The emergencies associated with diabetes are hypoglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar nonketotic hyperglycemic state. During the workshop the participants will learn the main principles of how to recognize, diagnose and manage these potentially life-threatening conditions both in clinical practice and in everyday life.
Chest radiology Masterclass – Friday, 12 May 2017, Workshop hall 12
You will have the opportunity to learn more about the uses of radiology in the diagnostic process of a cardiothoracic conditions. You will see real CT scans and X-rays of patients and you will be presented with real life cases.
Gunshot wounds – Friday, 12 May 2017, I Seminar room
Gunshot wounds are the cause of life threatening conditions and often death. Learn more about the different gunshot wounds and their management while discussing real life cases.
Labour – Friday, 12 May 2017, Workshop hall 14
Ever seen the process of giving birth? This workshop will introduce you to essential obstetrics skills and knowledge how to take care of both the mother and the infant.
First aid for wounds and fractures – Friday, 12 May 2017, Workshop hall 4
You can learn how to give first aid treatment to someone who is bleeding severely as well as how to recognize the symptoms of a broken bone and provide first-aid immobilization. All skills gained are based on the latest guidelines of European Resuscitation Council, American Heart Association and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent.
The optical system of the eye and the use of lenses – Friday, 12 May 2017, Workshop hall 3
You will get the opportunity to learn more about the optical system of the eye and what are the benefits of using contact lenses from a leading ophthalmologist. After the introduction you will test the skills you have learned on an innovative simulator and even on yourself.
How to write a scientific publication? – Friday, 12 May 2017, II Seminar room
We are going to provide an overview and guidance on how to prepare a publication. We will share tips on when to publish results, how to present them, how to select a journal, authorship, etc.
Surgical stitching – 13, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 6
Interested in improving your surgical skills? This is the perfect opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience in basic surgical techniques and learn how to stitch wounds.
CPR and Basic life support – Saturday, 13 May 2017, Workshop hall 4
At the end of the workshop you will know how to properly put someone in recovery position, do CPR and use automatic external defibrillator. All skills gained are based on the latest guidelines of European Resuscitation Council, American Heart Association and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Plaster casting – 13, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 9
This workshop will you with fundamental knowledge about orthopaedic casting and fixation. All the equipment is provided and the students will perfor plaster casting on their own on a human model.
Dental headpieces and turbines – Saturday, 13 May 2017, Workshop hall 3
The aim of this workshop is to teach you all about the use of proper dental headpieces and turbines. After receiving practical tips about the use of the above mentioned you will get the opportunity to test one of the latest piezo scaler units – PT Master 3.
Medical law – Saturday, 13 May 2017, I Seminar room
Do you know what the hidden legal risks you are facing while you are doing your job in the hospital? If yes do you know how to avoid them? While attending this workshop you will receive the answers to these and many other questions, backed up with situations from the real practice of the only Bulgarian lawyer who is also a MD.
Practical approaches in diabetic foot – Saturday, 13 May 2017, Workshop hall 11
Diabetic foot is the most common cause of non-traumatic lower extremity amputations. This is the reason why screening for diabetic foot is an essential part of the examination. The workshop will illustrate a main rule in diabetology – to take patient’s socks ooff! Participants will receive some basic practical skills on diabetic foot in real patients. They will learn how to examine and classify them into different risk categories in order to dene the follow-up and treatment strategies.
Vascular anastomosis – Saturday, 13 May 2017, Workshop hall 8
This workshop will provide you with an introductory guide on anastomotic techniques, and a summary of the popular techniques used for future reference. Each participant will have the opportunity to practice their stitching and knotting skills on real vessels.
Basic lab skills Saturday, 13 May 2017, Workshop hall 5
This workshop will teach you the principles and indications of use of spectrophotometric analysis and immunofluorescence and you will get the opportunity to test what you have learned by doing it yourself.
Advanced lab skills – Sunday, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 5
This workshop will teach you how to properly perform meticulous lab procedures like isolating cerebrospinal fluid from the brain of a rat.
Surgical Anastomoses – Sunday, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 3
This will be a specialized workshop in the principle of surgical anastomoses – both intestinal and vascular. The participants will have the opportunity to practice their stitching and knotting skills.
Choking: First aid and CPR for children – Sunday, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 4
Have you ever wondered what are you supposed to do if someone chokes in front of you? This is the place to learn! You will also learn what are the species in the CPR for children. All skills gained are based on the latest guidelines of European Resuscitation Council, American Heart Association and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Autopsy – Sunday, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 10
Autopsies have been one of the most important methods of examination the human body. During the workshop, you will attend a real forensic autopsy, learn the basic techniques how to discover the cause of death.
Communication between dentists and patients in a clinical setting – Sunday, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 10
Clinical cases are presented by a role-playing method. Similarities and differences between social counselling and psychotherapy as well as treatment plans will be discussed.Methods for conflict management and recognition of patients with deviant behaviour will be explained.
Chest trauma and pneumothorax management – Sunday, 14 May 2017, II Seminar room
This workshop contains a refresher on chest anatomy, as well as a step-by-step guide to insertion of a chest tube after spontaneous pneumothorax or chest trauma. You will gain skills in assessing risks associated with chest tube insertion in your patients and how to predict complications.
Neurosurgery skills Sunday, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 16
Now is your chance to open a skull, to see someone’s brain, to perform plastic surgery of the dura mater all by yourself. This workshop will teach you how to open a skull and practice basic neurosurgical techniques.
Anaesthesiology: airway management – Sunday, 14 May 2017, I Seminar room
This workshop will teach you the principles of intubation, possible complications and indications of use. You will also be trained how to intubate a human model.
Surgical knots 12, 13, 14 May 2017, Workshop hall 1
This will be the most basic surgical workshop at the congress. It will give participants the opportunity to learn and practice the most frequently used knots in surgery.