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The iMed Conference® 10.0 Workshops are a great opportunity to learn something new or to improve your skills! You can develop your knowledge on themes that are not fully discussed in class, allowing you to expand your horizons.

Once again we will have TWO days of Workshops that will take place solely during the afternoon​, so that everyone gets a chance to participate.

Our dynamic system of Workshop sessions ​allows you to choose​ ​Workshop (one per day)​ and each one integrates different sessions with different speakers, thus allowing for an all-around approach to various areas of a certain theme.

Registrations for the first day of workshops will open at ​25th of September at 9 PM​, and for the second day of workshops will open at ​26th of September at 9 PM.

The iMed Conference® ticket allows access to the two days of workshops.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!

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Cardiothoracic Surgery
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 20:00h
Duration: 6h00
Vacancies: 40 
Language: EN or PT
Do you dream of becoming a heart surgeon? If you do, then this is the right Workshop to attend. Guided by experts, you will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to practice some cardiac surgery procedures, namely prosthetic valve replacement, coronary sutures, and much more! Come and join us on this heartful experience!
Electrocardiography 
General knowledge; Pathologies
Year of Studies: 4th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:45h
Duration: 3h45
Vacancies: 25 
Language: EN or PT
As a medical student you will often be requested to interpret an ECG and it is only natural that you might feel overwhelmed by the knowledge necessary to understand the trace of a beating heart. After this workshop, that pink strip will be a nightmare no more!
Medical Sexology - Sexual Dysfunction 
Historical introduction; Sexual dysfunctions
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:45h
Duration: 3h45
Vacancies: 20 
Language: PT only
This workshop will cover some of the most important sexual dysfunctions either in women and in men. Leave your preconceptions at the door and join us on this amazing workshop!
Medical Sexology - Gender Dysphoria 
Dysphorias; Sex reassignment surgery;
Post-surgery rehabilitation 
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h00
Vacancies: 30 
Language: PT only
Curious about these kind of topics? Then this is the right workshop for you! Here, we will cover all there is to know about gender dysphoria: from the psychological part, passing through diagnosis and ending on the surgical therapeutics. Join us, and get ready to become a dysphoria guru.
Imagiology 
Interventional radiology; Ultrassonography
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h00
Vacancies: 30 
Language: PT only
Radiology doesn’t always need to be about X-rays, CT-scans or MRIs. The future rests on non-invasive methods to help us achieve a diagnosis, such as Ultrasonography. Be part of this experience where we will shed some light on Ultrasonography and provide you with a unique chance to learn, hands-on, how to use an ultrasonographer!
Portuguese sign language 
General knowledge; Anamnesis 
Year of Studies: 2nd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h00
Vacancies: 20 
Language: PT only
Communication is key to understanding patients, and bad communication can often lead to misunderstandings. Consequently, hearing-impaired people end up being some of the most challenging patients you can have. That’s exactly why we prepared this workshop for you, so that you have the tools to communicate with these patients and, in that way, defeat this obstacle.
Integrative Medicine  
Hypnosis; Acupuncture
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h00
Vacancies: 20 
Language: PT only
Medicine isn’t just about pills and surgery! There’s a lot of other things that can help our patients, and hypnosis and acupuncture are two of them. Join us on this workshop and leave as a future doctor who knows about the medicine from the future.
Neurology  
Neurological Examination;
Intervention on Stroke
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:30h
Duration: 3h30
Vacancies: 12 
Language: PT only
This one is a no-brainer! We’ve prepared a two-session workshop that complements our formal medical curriculum. This is indeed food for the brain; and it’s going to be delicious!
Orthopaedics  
Basic Skills in Orthopaedic Immobilization
Year of Studies: 4th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:00h
Duration: 3h00
Vacancies: 21 
Language: EN or PT
Have you ever wondered how you should proceed if you find someone with a broken arm or leg? Probably yes, and possibly you wouldn’t know what to do about it. Well, that will change after attending this Workshop!
Drugs - Beyond addiction   
Portuguese legislation; Defeat dependency
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 16:30h
Duration: 2h30
Vacancies: 30 
Language: EN or PT
Drugs have been used in the past for all kinds of purposes: to deal with pain, increase our energy, socialize, even commune with God. Our desire to alter our consciousness may be as fundamental as our desires for food, companionship and sex. For that reason, it’s almost impossible to be a doctor and never deal with a drug-consuming patient. In this workshop, you will learn the tools to manage them!
CRITIC   
Year of Studies: 5th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:15h
Duration: 4h15
Vacancies: 24  
Language: PT only
Needless to say, handling a critical patient in the Emergency Department will definitely be one of the biggest challenges for any young doctor. In this workshop, specialized doctors will guide you through the “do’s” and “don’ts” of saving lives while on the clock. Enter a whole new world and become the best at handling the worst-case scenario!

ATTENTION: All participants have to pay a security deposit of 5€ that will be given back after the workshop. 
Plastic Surgery  
Year of Studies: 3rd – 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h00
Vacancies: 20  
Language: EN or PT
Do you know that plastic surgeons do so much more than aesthetic surgeries? Are you curious about burn wounds or reconstructive surgery? In this workshop you can learn all about this speciality and its different areas and procedures!
Thoracic Evaluation  
Year of Studies: 2nd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:00h
Duration: 3h00
Vacancies: 20  
Language: PT only
One of the most common symptoms amongst patients is thoracic pain. Understanding thoracic semiology is a crucial skill, universally required of a medical student. At the end of the workshop you will be able to master the thoracic evaluation and effectively help saving lives in the future.
Health & Fitness  
Physical Exercise; Functional Nutrition
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:30h
Duration: 3h30
Vacancies: 20  
Language: PT only
We all know that being healthy is so much more than absence of disease. Eating well and exercising are important to make us feel good and to prevent illness, but what if we can also use those tools as a way to treat diseases? In this workshop, you will learn the relation between nutrition and autoimmune diseases, as well as how to prescribe physical exercise.
Doctor-patient rapport by SIM   
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:30h
Duration: 3h30
Vacancies: 30  
Language: PT only
Taking in consideration not only what the patient tells you but also how he tells you is extremely important to a good doctor-patient rapport. In this workshop, you will be learning the most efficient techniques to deliver bad news, how to empathize and how to support a patient positively. Afterwards, an emotional skills trainer will teach how to read patients’ body language and how interpret what is being expressed.
Psychiatry 
Psychiatry and paedopsychiatry
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:30h
Duration: 3h30
Vacancies: 24  
Language: PT only
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. In this workshop you will learn the differences between adult and paediatric psychiatry and you will understand the importance of each one.  Do you think you have what it takes to be a psychiatrist? Come find out!
Ophthalmology
Year of Studies: 2rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:00h
Duration: 3h
Vacancies: 18  
Language: EN or PT
Amidst all the different specialities, did ophthalmology catch your eye? Are looking forward to being an ophthalmologist? This workshop will cover the physical examination of the eye, how to use a slit lamp, major ophthalmology urgencies, amongst other eye pathologies. You’ll also have the opportunity to practice what you were taught, and maybe learn other ophthalmology puns.
ORL: Airway approach 
Tracheostomy & Coniotomy
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:30h
Duration: 3h30
Vacancies: 12  
Language: EN
This Workshop might just be one the most exclusive Workshops ever available at a medical students’ congress. You will have a unique chance to practice ORL techniques on a cadaver, such as tracheostomy and coniotomy!
Advanced Life Support by ATLS

Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h
Vacancies: 15  
Language: EN
Taking care of a trauma patient is a sensitive matter and every second counts. Throughout the afternoon, you will learn how to immobilize a patient after trauma, how to manage his airway and how to put in a peripheral access.
Coronary Evaluation by Abbott 
Year of Studies: 4th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 16:30h
Duration: 2h30
Vacancies: 30  
Language: EN or PT
What keeps our heart pumping? In this Workshop, you will learn how to keep “alive” the very organ that keeps us living. It features two sessions: in the first one, you will learn how to perform an angioplasty in order to prevent the death of heart tissue; in the second session, you will understand how our “pumping machine” is evaluated through different techniques. Hopefully, you'll become a master in mending broken hearts!
Paediatrics - Caring for children
Pediatric Palliative Care; Clown doctors
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:10h
Duration: 4h10
Vacancies: 30  
Language: EN or PT
Have you dreamt of being a pediatrician since you were a little kid? What if we told you that treating kids is way more than “being a pediatrician”? Do you already know everything about runny noses and stomach aches, and would like to complement your knowledge in this area? If that is your case, this is THE workshop for you!
Differential Diagnosis 
Diarrhea; Syncope; Headache; Polyadenopathies
Year of Studies: 4th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:55h
Duration: 4h55
Vacancies: 40  
Language: PT only
The process of reaching a diagnosis is like solving a puzzle. In this Workshop, we will provide you with the pieces, and you have to make sure everything fits together nicely to form a diagnosis. Who knows? There might be a doctor House inside you, waiting to be revealed.
Paripartum managment  
Prepartum exercise; Labour
Year of Studies: 4th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:30h
Duration: 3h30
Vacancies: 20  
Language: PT only
In this workshop, we will uncover the truths and myths about exercising during pregnancy, exemplify some exercises that can actually facilitate the labour and finish with the labour itself. At the end, we hope you leave this workshop less afraid of being around a pregnant lady.
Ears, nose and throat 
Year of Studies: 4th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:00h
Duration: 3h00
Vacancies: 15  
Language: EN or PT
In this workshop you’ll get the chance to clear up all your doubts and even practice some of the most important maneuvers concerning ENT. Join us in this workshop and get ready to become an “Ears, Nose and Throat” specialist! 
Paediatric Emergencies 
Year of Studies: 4th - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:15h
Duration: 3h15
Vacancies: 20  
Language: EN or PT
Children are the future and it’s our duty to protect them. In this Workshop, we aim to supply you with all the tools to do so effectively, through cutting-edge simulators that will provide you with the best insight on how to act when a child is in a life-threatening situation.
Trauma 
Year of Studies: 3rd - 5th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h00
Vacancies: 24  
Language: PT only
Guided by our amazing instructors, in this workshop you’ll get the chance to go through several trauma scenarios and practice different techniques. Join us and get ready to become a trauma expert! 
Urology – before and after the diagnosis  
Physical examination; urologic physical therapy
Year of Studies: 2nd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:45h
Duration: 3h45
Vacancies: 10  
This is the perfect workshop to complement (or even initiate) your knowledge about urology! First, you will have the opportunity to train some objective exam maneuvers; then, it will be all about physical therapy before and after some of the most common urologic pathologies. Come and fill a void on your school’s curriculum.
Go further - practising Medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa by Academia CUF   
Medical missions; Travel medicine; Nutrition
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:30h
Duration: 3h30
Vacancies: 20  
Language: PT only
Going abroad and embarking on a medical mission is a life changing experience that takes some preparation. In this workshop, you will learn all about medical missions thanks to a testimony from a doctor that has done it various times. You will also learn what is necessary to do before going to a Sub-Saharan country. Lastly, you will hear about nutritional problems in least developed countries.
Sutures   
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:00h
Duration: 4h00
Vacancies: 15  
Language: EN or PT
Surgery is one of the cornerstones of medical practice. This Workshop will enable participants to train different surgical techniques with all the right tools and “models”. Try it! Perhaps you will become the next Iain Hutchison.
Medicines for your skin by Edol   
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 19:00h
Duration: 5h00
Vacancies: 20  
Language: EN or PT
Prescribing or at least advising on skin treatment products might be part of a doctor’s routine, but are you sure you could do it correctly? In partnership with EDOL, we will teach you about the different forms of Topical Drug Delivery and participants will have the chance to make their own.
Laparoscopy  
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:30h
Duration: 4h30
Vacancies: 18  
Language: EN or PT
Laparoscopic surgery is one of the key developing areas in Medicine. The purpose of this Workshop is to allow students to develop their skills in laparoscopic surgery, providing them with the necessary supplies to do so. The future is now and the future is yours!
Digital Auscultation 
Cardiac Auscultation; Pulmonary Auscultation
Year of Studies: 2nd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:30h
Duration: 4h30
Vacancies: 20  
Language: EN or PT
All of us can hear, but can we listen? The purpose of this workshop is to allow students to train their auscultation abilities through an online platform that mimics the auscultatory manifestations of cardiac and pulmonary diseases. Come and perfect one of the most basic and important skills in medical practice!

ATTENTION: All participants must bring their own set of headphones. The headphones cannothave a microphone included. For more information email ines.teles@imedconference.org
Medical Simulation 
Abdominal Examination Trainer; GEN II (Blue Phantom); AirSim Advanced Combo Bronchi
Year of Studies: 2nd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 18:10h
Duration: 4h10
Vacancies: 20  
Language: EN or PT
Simulations are one of the best way to practice. We are proud to offer you the opportunity of having the best possible training through 3 high-fidelity technology simulators. Practice makes perfect and we’ll help you reach perfection!
Age is more than just a number by Novo Nordisk
Diabetes; Infection
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 16:45h
Duration: 2h45
Vacancies: 30  
Language: PT only
Are you interested in older patients and how to take care of them? We offer you the chance to get to know more about diabetes and what comes with it. You will also learn about infections on elder patients and how to tackle them.
Speaking in public
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 16:45h
Duration: 2h45
Vacancies: 30  
Language: PT only
As students we often have to speak in front of an audience and make oral presentations. Speaking in public can be a hard challenge but, with the right techniques, you can conquer your fears. In this workshop we will give you the right tools to communicate and to prepare yourself for those moments.   
Ultrasound guided procedures in musculoskeletal pathology 
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 17:10h
Duration: 3h10
Vacancies: 40  
Language: EN or PT
Are you fascinated by the human body? Are you a “picture is worth a thousand words” kind of person? If so, this workshop is for you! You will have the opportunity to learn about ultrasound guided procedures in chronic pain and even better, you will get to try it yourself!  
Paediatric KISS - Keep It Simple & Safe
Year of Studies: 3rd - 6th
Schedule: 13:30h - 16:30h
Duration: 2h30
Vacancies: 24  
Language: PT only
Do you enjoy being around kids and therefore think that pediatrics might be your thing? If so, this is the workshop for you! During this afternoon you will learn a lot about what pediatricians do and you’ll also get to try some procedures yourself, with guidance from a large group of doctors. 
Lab Techniques by Germano de Sousa
Genetic and genomics; Visit to CEDOC’s animal facilities
Year of Studies: Open to all participants
Schedule: 13:30h - 16:15h
Duration: 2h15
Vacancies: 15  
Language: PT only
Are you a lab geek that loves everything related to microscope and discovering new things? Are you fascinated about animal models and their research potential? If so, this workshop is for you! 

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