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DIS Copenhagen - Medical Practice & Policy
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
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Areas of Study:
Biological Sciences, Pre-Health, Social Policy
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Program:
Affiliated
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Apartment, Homestay, Residence Hall
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Class Eligibility:
3. Junior, 4. Senior
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Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
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Program Type:
Study
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Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Description:
Program Description:
Medical Practice & Policy 
Engage in a unique pre-medical experience by learning from local medical doctors, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of common diseases and ailments.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Gain an insider view of university hospitals and clinics in Copenhagen and exposure to the daily practice of physicians, including recording patient history and solving clinical cases
  • Perform physical examinations and procedures on medical phantoms, such as blood drawing, I.V. entry, and suturing
  • Compare and contrast health care and medical practice in newly reformed countries versus welfare state systems by visiting hospitals, clinics, and research institutions on Study Tours in Denmark and Western and Eastern Europe
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you have an interest in:
  • Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pre-Medicine/Health Science
  • Public Health

CORE COURSE 

Human Health and Disease: A Clinical Approach
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course offers an introduction to the most important human diseases, their diagnoses and treatments, and to the clinical practice of physicians at Danish university hospitals. You are taught at Copenhagen university hospitals by practicing physicians.
Note: Please be aware that the course does not provide regular medical training corresponding to that of medical students and does not include shadowing of doctors or physical examination of patients.
Week-Long Study Tour (Preference of): Berlin-Poznan or Budapest-Vienna or Stockholm-Tallinn 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/17/2019 12/14/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/17/2019 05/09/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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