Master in Biliopancreatic Endoscopy

The Master in Biliopancreatic Endoscopy, taught in English, provides with medical and instrumental knowledge for proper use of the new Endoscopic equipment, the EUS of the pancreas and biliary tract and ERCP.

Summary

pancreasThe Master’s Degree in Biliopancreatic Endoscopy of Humanitas University aims at providing physicians with medical and instrumental knowledge for proper use of the new Endoscopic equipment, the EUS and ERCP in the integrated management of benign or malignant biliary- pancreatic diseases and for the evaluation of a correct diagnostic – therapeutic course of various common disorders.

It is directed by Prof. Alessandro Repici, assisted by Dr. Andrea Anderloni and Dr. Silvia Carrara.

Read the Programme.

2017 edition has started on 6 February 2017. For information about 2018 edition, please call 02 8224 2369 or write to master@hunimed.eu.

  • Duration: one year
  • Language: English 
  • University Credits (CFU): 60
  • •Places available: 8, assigned through a qualifications-based selection
  • Cost: € 8,000, to be paid in two installments of € 4,000

 

Objectives and professional opportunities

At the end of the Master, participants will have acquired the theoretical and practical knowledge for the autonomous management of biliopancreatic endoscopy both from a diagnostic and therapeutic point of view, properly using the methods of EUS and ERCP.

They will therefore be able to access positions that require specific training in biliary- pancreatic diseases, medical- surgical teams dedicated to the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the biliary- pancreatic tract and top positions of endoscopy services.

For further information please call 02 8224 2369 or write to master@hunimed.eu.

Programme

The Master has the aim of giving the anatomical and technical basis to perform an EUS of the pancreas and the biliary tract in autonomy, with the intent to obtain a correct locoregional staging and a fine needle aspiration in case of focal lesions. The participant will also be instructed in the preparation in situ of the cytological formulation.

Besides the EUS study of the benign and malignant disease of the pancreas, the course offers the opportunity to follow an attentive path in the ERCP training both in oncology and in benign biliary diseases.

All cases of EUS followed by ERCP will be organized so that the participant is able to take part in both procedures.

 

Core objectives

  • proper use and indications of imaging methods of biliary- pancreatic diseases
  • •deepening of the indications for EUS / ERCP in the context of biliary- pancreatic diseases
  • definition of the technical and methodological aspects of diagnostic and operative endoscopic ultrasonography
  • definition of the technical and methodological aspects of ERCP
  • clinical management of the patient, post procedure and follow-up
  • operational use of endoscopic drainage of pancreatic collections
  • management of adverse events
  • improvement of personal skills in EUS and ERCP

Admissions Requirements

  • •Specialty Certificate in Gastroenterology / Digestive system surgery and endoscopic surgery / Surgery / Internal Medicine / Hepatology;
  • Certification to practice medicine;
  • Membership in a Medical Professional Association;
  • Specific personal medical insurance to be presented upon enrollment.

 

Additional requirements for foreign citizens

  • For students holding a foreign degree and specialty, a copy of those certificates translated into Italian and legalized by the Italian Consulate/Cultural Institutes, together with the Dichiarazione di Valore (Declaration of Value) released by the Consulate.

  • For non-EU citizens non-resident in Italy, a copy of the Study visa and Permit of Stay (Permesso di Soggiorno) as soon as it is granted

 

For further information please call 02 8224 2369 or write to master@hunimed.eu.

Admissions process

The number of places available is 8.

Admission is determined by a qualifications-based selection, which will generate a merit ranking based on:

  • •degree grade (for a maximum of 10 points);
  • specialty grade (for a maximum of 10 points);
  • previous experience in digestive endoscopy (for a maximum of 10 points).

 

For further information please call 02 8224 2369 or write to master@hunimed.eu.

Why
Humanitas
University?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
Humanitas is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade as a partner of the University of Milan.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world. Your degree will allow you to work as a MD in the EU and abroad.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
Humanitas curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

Milano and Italy

Milano and Italy
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Europe's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Italy or use the opportunity to learn Italian.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
Humanitas can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2017.

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Pieve Emanuele 20090 Milan, Italy

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