(E) University of Zagreb started the first joint elective course with University of Kent
MEDICAL STUDIES IN ENGLISH (MSE) STARTED THE FIRST JOINT ELECTIVE COURSE WITH UNIVERSITY OF KENT!
From left to right: Zelimir Bradamante, John Ramsden, Nada Cikes, Davor Jezek and David Oliver
Today (June 26, 2006) School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, started the first joint elective course with University of Kent. The elective „Palliative Care“ will last 5 days and will be conducted by mixed Zagreb and Kent faculty members. The Zagreb faculty is lead by Prof. Dr. Anica Jusic. She and her co-workers will significantly participate in the presentation of selected chapters in the field of „Palliative Care“ to the students of the 3rd year of MSE. As for the University of Kent, the co-ordinator is Dr. David Oliver, a guest-professor of Medical School University of Zagreb. Other faculty members are Dr. Fliss Murtagh, Mrs. Ann McMurray and Mrs. Amanda Harris. Palliative care is a part of the clinical medicine, gaining on its importance due to the growing elderly population. The elective was opened in the presence of the Dean of the Medical School, Prof. Dr. Nada Cikes, Vice-Dean for International Co-operation, Prof. Dr. Zelimir Bradamante and His Excellency Ambassador of United Kingdom, Sir John Ramsden.