Preventive Medicine Essentials: Navigating Vaccination and Screening

Course Description: This comprehensive 10-day course is designed for medical students seeking a profound understanding of preventive medicine, with a focus on vaccination and screening strategies. Participants will delve into the critical aspects of disease prevention, exploring the science behind immunization, screening methodologies, and their application in clinical practice. Upon completion, students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to public health initiatives and patient care.


*Meeting 1: Introduction to Preventive Medicine*

  • Overview of Preventive Medicine
  • Historical Perspective
  • Importance in Contemporary Healthcare

*Meeting 2: Immunology Fundamentals*

  • Basics of Immunology
  • Immune Response Mechanisms
  • Principles of Vaccination

*Meeting 3: Types of Vaccines*

  • Live Attenuated, Inactivated, Subunit Vaccines
  • mRNA Vaccines and Emerging Technologies
  • Vaccine Development and Approval Process

*Meeting 4: Vaccine Administration and Schedule*

  • Immunization Practices
  • Vaccine Storage and Handling
  • National and Global Vaccination Schedules

*Meeting 5: Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events*

  • Monitoring and Reporting Systems
  • Common Side Effects
  • Managing Vaccine Hesitancy

*Meeting 6: Introduction to Screening in Preventive Medicine*

  • Rationale for Screening
  • Types of Screening Tests
  • Criteria for Screening Programs

*Meeting 7: Screening for Infectious Diseases*

  • HIV, Hepatitis, and Tuberculosis Screening
  • STI Screening
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases

*Meeting 8: Cancer Screening*

  • Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Lung Cancer Screening

*Meeting 9: Chronic Disease Prevention*

  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Lifestyle Modification Strategies

*Meeting 10: Integrating Preventive Medicine into Clinical Practice*

  • Communicating with Patients about Preventive Care
  • Practical Application of Vaccination and Screening Guidelines
  • Case Studies and Interactive Discussions

*Course Delivery:*

The course is designed to offer a dynamic and interactive learning experience. The delivery method combines various instructional strategies to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter and includes: lectures, interactive case studies, group discussions, practical exercises, national guidelines discussion.


Assessment in this course will be multifaceted, encompassing active participation, case analysis, and a final project that integrates preventive medicine into a real-world patient-provider interaction scenario.


Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion.


Participants should have a background in healthcare or a related field.


After the successful completion of the training , you will receive international certificate.


ნიკოლოზ მამულაშვილი

(MD, Resident Doctor of Endocrinology, Invited Lecturer)

JUNIOR PHYSICIAN - David Metreveli Medical Center;  TUTOR OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES -  Private tutor (Preparing students for USMLE );   USA CLINICAL EXTERNSHIP-  LaSante Medical Center, New York, USA; INTERNAL MEDICINE CLINICAL OBSERVERSHIP,  Norfolk General Hospital. 

₾950 ₾ 1250
  • პერიოდი20/03/2024 - 27/04/2024
  • ხანგრძლივობა1 თვე და 1 კვირა
  • განრიგი

    ორშ 13:00-14:00
    ხუთშ 12:00-13:00

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