Bled, Slovenia: September 7th – 11th, 2010
LEARNING AND TEACHING ABOUT THE IMPACT OF NEW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN MEDICAL EDUCATION IN GENERAL PRACTICE/FAMILY MEDICINE
Prelimminray programme in the attachment.
AIMS OF THE COURSE
At the end of the course the participants will:
- Know the new forms of information technology (IT) used in teaching family medicine
- Understand the roles that these new methods play in education and practice
- Know how to use some of these methods in teaching
- Value the use of new technologies in education
- Appreciate the limits of the use of these tools and their appropriate use in education
During the course keynote presentations, group work, role-play, fieldwork and discussions will be held. Country reports on research in GP/FP are welcome. A selected number of reports will be allocated to be presented to the audience during the Saturday morning plenary session. Abstracts should be sent to the address below by July 15, 2010. Course directors will evaluate the contributions and will notify you on the acceptance of the presentation by the August 31. Contributions will be assigned as oral or poster presentations.
During conference: trekking, dancing lessons, Bled sightseeing, vine inspection, waterpolo game, farewell dinner, etc. will take place.
The participants will learn some basics in popular dances under the supervision of a professional dance teacher. The dancing class appropriate for the beginners and advanced dancers. Traditional water polo game between the Slovene participants and colleagues from abroad will take place. During the fieldwork you will have the opportunity to visit local family doctors and practices as well local primary health care centre in Bled.
The course will be held in English, located in Bled, Slovenia. Bled is a tourist resort in the Northwest of Slovenia on the border to Italy and Austria and is easily accessible by car, train or plane. The nearest airport Ljubljana is only 25 km away. To learn more about the venue visit http://www.bled.si/en/ and about the venue hotel Jelovica visit http://www.hotel-jelovica.si/pages/eng/hj_eng.htm. We suggest an early room booking (use the attached form) before July through the main registration office by letting them know you are participating the Bled course: Hotel Jelovica Bled, d.o.o. Cesta svobode 8, 4260 Bled – Slovenija. tel.: +386 (0) 4 5796 000 fax.: 386 (0) 4 5741 550 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The price of bed & breakfast ranges from 46 to 66 EUR per night per person. Reservation requests will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis. The deadline is August 20th. In the case that your choice at that time is no longer available an alternative accommodation will be offered by the organisers.
The course fee is set at 300 EURO (V.A.T. included) and will include organisation of the course, course attendance, fieldwork, refreshments during the brakes, lunch during lunch brakes from Tuesday to Friday and the participation in exciting social events including farewell dinner. EURACT members pay a reduced fee of 250 EURO (V.A.T. included), members of VdGM group pay 120 EURO (V.A.T. included). A limited number of sponsored places is available through the EURACT sponsorship programme. Deadline for application is June 10th. Details will ve available at the EURACT website: www.euract.org. Detailed programme will be available on Slovene Family Medicine Society web page http://www.drmed.org/index.php?k=10&n=702 and through EURACT web-page www.euract.org. Additional information email@example.com.
EURO is official currency in Slovenia. Hotels, shops and restaurants accept major credit cards. Registration fee should be paid by a bank transfer to NLB, d.d., Account Holder: Zavod za razvoj druzinske medicine, Poljanski nasip 58, 1000 Ljubljana, IBAN: SI56020450253583120, BIC or SWIFT: LJBASI2X, Communication: EURACT 2009 + NAME OF THE DELEGATE.
You will receive a confirmation e-mail regarding the registration and payment. Cancellations received before August 15th 2010, will be refunded minus bank and handling charges. After this date no refunds can be made.
The interested participants should send their preliminary applications until May 15 in the attached form, also available from http://www.drmed.org/index.php?k=10&n=702 to the following address:
Mrs. Ana Artnak,
Katedra za družinsko medicino,
Poljanski nasip 58, p.o. Box 2218,
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com