INSTITUTION: UNIVERSITY OF CRETE
SCHOOL: SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT: SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Taught in English language
DURATION (semesters): 3
ECTS (total): 90
TUITION: Is offered without tuition
Scholarship is NOT offered
NUMBER OF STUDENTS ACCEPTED: 15
STUDENTS SELECTED BY: Application Evaluation - Interview
OBSERVATION OPTIONS: In Person
DESCRIPTION - ACCEPTED STUDENTS CATEGORIES: The Program aims to provide high quality education on the theory and practice of vaccines and infection prevention. Strategies for disease prevention, crisis management, communication with the family, interaction with both the community and the Healthcare authorities are implemented. The objective of the Program is to train the participants, especially those involved with the child and the teenager care, to acquire the skills for clinical service in the community and hospitals, health service providers and organizations focusing on vaccinations and prevention of infectious diseases for the general population and high risk groups, during emergency situations, e.g. population movements, epidemics, or disease outbreaks.
KEYWORDS: Vaccines, Prevention, Infections, Child Health, Adolescent Health
COMMENTS: The Postgraduate Program Vaccines and Prevention of Infections in Childhood and Adolescence offers training and development of skills in vaccination and prevention of infectious diseases. The Program curriculum implicates basic theoretical education as well as practical skills and strategies for prevention, crisis management and interaction with the community.
The Program aims to train specialists for career in Healthcare, Academia, Public Sector and the Industry both in Greece and internationally.