Neurology Winter School (NWS)

The international students choose a field of interest for patient contact and rounds andintegrate into our medical team during the whole Winter School. They hospitalizepatients and discuss the anamnesis of physical examination and test results as well asthe adequate treatment with their respective ward doctors or consultants.

Furthermore, specific tutorials are held which instruct the students how to discussclinical cases in a problem-oriented and cooperative manner. Small group trainingsessions and seminars involve diagnostic tools in neurology, interpersonalcommunication, e.g. "Breaking Bad News", simulations based on standardized patientsand other elements of the medical professional’s skill set.

Taught by eminent medical specialists, they also receive invaluable help from their German "study buddies".

Academic Host
Faculty of Medicine
Issues for consideration include:

- Principles of neurology and neural science
- Intersections with neurosurgery, neuroradiology and psychiatry
- Methods of diagnosis and treatment
Target Group
The elective addresses senior medical students, particularly those from LMU Partner Universities, who attend this four-week rotation together with senior medical students from LMU.
Aim of the Course
The goal of the Winter School of Neurology is to provide an overview over clinical neurology, neurosurgery, neuropediatrics, neuroradiology and neuropathology. Participating students are intended to acquire basic skills in diagnostics and the treatment of neurological disorders
Language of Instruction
Form of Instruction
02 – 31 March 2022
Application Deadline
31 January 2022
Max. No. of Participants
10 (including LMU students)
Further Information, Costs and Registration
Neurology Winter School, Faculty of Medicine

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