Objectives and competences

Infection in orthopedic surgery and traumatology is the most severe, feared complication relating to this procedure, particularly in arthroplasty. Prosthetic infection is not just a medical problem, but also has a considerable social and economic impact for healthcare management. In the United States, the average cost of a prosthetic infection has been estimated to be $54,000. The aim of this course is to update knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of osteoarticular infection from a medical and a surgical perspective.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Branch of knowledge
  • Medicine and dentistry
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Credits60
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 6.700,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:01/10/2024
E-maillabos@clinic.cat
ManagmentCombalia Aleu, Andres
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences

Objectives

To examine in detail the pathophysiology of osteoarticular infection, and related aspects such as diagnosis (image, microbiology and histology), prevention and therapeutic techniques.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Doctors specializing in orthopedic surgery and traumatology (OST).

Access requirements and conditions

Pre-enrolment

Calendar

01/07/2024 31/07/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught


Address:Hospital Clínic i Universitari
Villarroel, 170

08036 - BARCELONA
ESPANYA
Email address:labos@clinic.cat
Webpage:
Telephone:9322745533
Observations:from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For further enquiries


Address:Laura Abos Navarro
VILLARROEL 170

08036 - BARCELONA
ESPANYA
Email address:labos@clinic.cat
Webpage:
Telephone:932275533
Observations:from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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