Workshops

Evidence & Research

Dead or alive? Looking for more than a body
If you’re an enthusiast of criminal investigation series and CSI is something that interests you, then this workshop will fit you like a glove. Join us in a journey through the forensic science field. You will learn about forensic toxicology, trauma, the differences between homicide and suicide lesions, and many other topics. Get ready to become a research specialist.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Forensic Anthropology
Anthropology is one of the most daring sciences: Using only skeletons, forensic anthropologists can potentially determine a victim’s age, sex, and ancestry, as well as identify physical characteristics of the individual that allow them to determine the cause of death, past traumas, or medical procedures the subject went through. If you want to learn some methods behind these incredible discoveries, this workshop is for you!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Animal experimentation
If you were always curious about animal experimentation, its purpose, and its advantages, then this is the workshop for you. In it, you´ll be able to watch a real-time necropsy! Don´t hesitate and choose the Animal Experimentation workshop!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Medical Research Under the Microscope
Do you love the research field? Has the pandemic kept you out of the lab and out of touch with the microscope? Then the X In4Med has the solution for you! Our medical research workshop. Here, you´ll be able to learn about several topics, from optic to electronic microscopy, focusing on its applicability in medicine. Don´t miss this great opportunity and register in the workshop: Medical Research Under the Microscope.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Friday at 15pm
Medical Plants - The otherside of drugs
Did you think your grandma's tea was just “ancient stuff”? And what if we tell you that a significant number of plants have a molecular mechanism used in the prophylactic and symptomatic treatment of several diseases, such as glioblastoma? This workshop will broaden your horizons beyond the traditional drugs you know. Also, it will show you a project developed for the possible use of plants in the treatment of glioblastoma. Are you going to miss the Medical Plants workshop?

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday


Communication

Evidence Based Nutrition
Everybody eats. Therefore, everybody believes they know a few things about nutrition. But, do we really? As doctors, we should know the importance of nutrition and its challenges. If you’re interested in learning more about relevant matters within the nutrition field, join us in this evidence-based workshop!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday
Sexology Challenges
When it comes to our society, sex is often still a taboo topic. If you want to fight the stigma and know how to talk about it with your future patients and help them with their potential doubts in a comfortable way, you’ll certainly learn a lot from this workshop.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Clinical Interview 101
Being able to communicate with a patient, knowing how to react to its emotions, what to say and when to say it can be a difficult task. With this workshop, we intend to let you know what you should not say or do while dealing with a patient, how to read its feelings and how to react to them. If you want to practice your ability to communicate with the patient, which is one of the key-points of the medical profession, be sure to choose this workshop:
- The Patient Cried, What Now?

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Medical Myths
Can you believe in everything you hear or read? Can you distinguish the truth from “fake news”? This workshop will help you look at information from another point of view, letting you know what medical information is really a fact and what turns out to be a myth.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Sunday
Enneagram - Self-knowledge for a Medical Future
Is it difficult for you to develop empathy with your patients? Do you shut down in stressful situations? Then this is the perfect workshop for you! Here, you´ll learn more about yourself and acquire some tools crucial for your personal development and doctor-patient relationships.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
HOM- Humanity On the Move
HOM stands for Humanity On the Move and it’s a movement that seeks to protect refugee and asylum seekers’ rights through humanitarian activism. This workshop attempts to inspire the young generation to care and learn more about the challenges and realities of refugees. And it will do that with the help of a narrating game and a refugee sharing her story. We hope you won’t miss this opportunity to absorb everything about HOM!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday


Neuroscience

Hypnosis – Deeper in your mind
Does clinical hypnotherapy intrigue you? Do you wish to know what is behind this technique? Then this workshop is for you! Learn and practice how it is performed and the benefits of its use.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Autism - a clinical context
As a future doctor, don’t miss the chance to learn strategies to communicate and deal with people with autism behaviors. Don’t let the unknown intimidate you and allow yourself to acquire the tools to be successful with children diagnosed with autism on the medical appointment context or clinical history realization.

Minimal Year Required: 2nd
This Workshop will occur only on Sunday
Psychiatrist for a day
Do you feel that you have a lot to learn about communication with psychiatric patients? Then come and do this workshop, where you will be able to acquire more knowledge about the different psychiatric pathologies and learn how to interact with these patients. You will also have the opportunity to face the role of a psychiatrist, through role-plays. Don't miss this opportunity!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Sleep Hacks
Can't sleep before your exams? Do you wake up several times tired and needing an extra night's sleep? This workshop is for you! You will learn ways to enhance your sleep and have a healthier lifestyle. In addition to being useful for you, you will retain non-pharmacological tips to advise your patient who complains every time he has a bad night of sleep.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Epilepsy - How to act in a seizure
Do you know how to react if a person has a seizure? In this workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to learn the correct procedure in this situation, with a step-by-step of what to do. You now have the chance to show that you are prepared for these situations.

Minimal Year Required: 3rd
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday


Pregnancy & Peds

Delivery Simulation and Pregnant BLS
Do you get excited with the idea of helping to deliver a baby? Here you will learn the important steps for a safe childbirth in emergency situations, as well as basic life support in pregnant women.

Minimal Year Required: 5th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Implanon
If you’re curious about gynecology, this is the workshop for you! Come learn more about hormonal contraception, intrauterine devices and subcutaneous hormonal implant. Are you up to the challenge?

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
911 Newborn
Emotions during labor can go beyond the joy of bringing a new life to the world! Many times, the unexpected happens and we have to act quickly to make sure that day will always be remembered as one of the happiest! In this workshop, you’ll learn everything that can risk the life of a newborn and how you can save their lives!

Minimal Year Required: 5th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Obstetric Ultrasound
Have you ever looked at an Obstetric Ultrasound and felt like you knew nothing about it? Would you like to learn more about this subject? In this workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to discover step-by-step the fetal development and you can even learn how the ultrasound works!

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday
Into gynecologist-surgeon’s eyes
It’s time to demystify gynecologist’s diseases! Some need surgery, some don’t. Not all are severe, not all are sexually transmitted diseases, none should be a taboo. Come and find more about the speciality that protects the intimacy of a woman.

Minimal Year Required: 5th
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday


Clinical Gestures

Physical injuries and rehabilitation
In this workshop, you will be able to analyse clinical cases and learn more about injuries in joints, tendons and muscles. You're even going to watch videos of real clinical cases! Don’t miss it!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday
Ophthalmology: objective examination
Everyone says the eyes are the mirror of the soul... But do you know how to properly examine them? In this workshop, you’ll be able to learn how to approach the examination of the eye – with clinical cases, images and videos demonstrating how to use an ophthalmoscope and interpreting a test with the Snellen’s chart! Do you want to miss this opportunity?

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Medical Illustration
Do you feel that the doctor-patient communication is not always the most appropriate? And have you found it hard to explain a certain pathology? Perhaps you will be able to overcome these obstacles through a simple and effective design! After all, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words!

Minimal Year Required: 3rd
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday
How to think like a doctor
Have you ever found yourself with a clinical case which you didn’t even know where to start, what to do or what’s the most likely diagnose? Does that worry you? In this workshop, you’ll get the chance to learn what to do in these situations, where to start investigating and which steps to take to solve the most challenging clinical cases!

Minimal Year Required: 3rd
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Feeling Dizzy
Does your grandmother complain of vertigo and you don't know how to help? Do your family members' questions make your head spin? Come and learn more about this very common subject in the most fun way you can find! We can't tell you everything, but we promise you won't regret it!

Minimal Year Required: 3rd
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday


Digging into the medical specialties

Pathologist for a day
If you love pathology, then this workshop is calling you! Here you will be able to observe histological preparations and analyze different parts of the fascinating human body! Do not hesitate and participate in the Pathologist for a day workshop!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Skin challenges (Medical Approach)
Growing up, probably most of us have had issues with our skin. But is that all you know about this subject? Or is it something you’ve always been interested in? If you’re curious to learn about skin clues to various types of diseases (and much more!), this is the right workshop for you.

Minimal Year Required: 3rd
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
A trip through your guts!
Are you fascinated by the size of our digestive tract and how, in the midst of complexity, does it still work so well? In this Gastroenterology workshop, you will learn about this topic and its complexity. Will you have the stomach to handle all this?

Minimal Year Required: 3rd
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Cardiology - Looking for a heart beat
Has the field of cardiology always fascinated you? And are you tired of just learning theory and not putting your knowledge into practice? This workshop is for you! You will discuss different clinical cases and practice with the “Patient 360” platform, which will make you feel like a real doctor. Don't miss this opportunity.

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday
Oncology - Treatment Basis
More and more, oncology has been part of our daily lives, with the incidence of cancer in the Portuguese population increasing. However, the average life expectancy of these patients has also d thanks to new therapeutic measures. In this workshop, you can learn more about new surgical approaches, radiotherapies and technological innovations, as well as forms of personalized treatment for each cancer patient. Also, you will be able to practice with real clinical cases in order to arrive at the best therapeutic proposal. All this in a single workshop - Oncology and Treatment Bases.

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday
Acupuncture
Acupuncture is a form of an alternative medicine. We all have heard about it in some point of our life, but… Do we know what Acupuncture really is? No, it’s not just sticking needles into the patient’s body! Sign in this workshop and learn more about its techniques, its medical implications and its way to change the patient’s life!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Sport and Exercise Medicine
Is Sports and Exercise Medicine a medical speciality? Do you want to know more about it? Its medical implications, responsibilities, its main diseases, … If you are a sports fan or an athlete, this workshop is the perfect choice for you!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
The anterior cruciate ligament injury - Athletes’ terror
What makes us suspect this lesion? How can we diagnose it? Is surgery needed? How does the recovery occur? Do de athletes need to step down? Come find the answers, and much more, in this workshop!

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday


Surgery

Sutures 101 (Sutures)
You dream of becoming a surgeon but your hands shake whenever you hold the scalpel and the needle? Get ready! This workshop will teach you everything you need to know about the various suture techniques. Make sure you don’t miss it!!

Minimal Year Required: 2nd (you should know how to do the simple point of suture)
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday

Material needed:
  • Scalpel handle and scalpel blade;
  • Tweezers with and without claw;
  • Needle holder;
  • Scissors;
  • A surface to train the suture techniques (simulator; piece of meat, etc.);
  • Absorbable and non absorbable sutures (ideally one of them without needle, in order to train the surgical knots with your hands).

Neurosurgery
Curious about the nervous system and the mysteries surrounding neurosurgery? Then you found the right workshop for you! Experience a different side of what it is to work with the mastermind of your body.

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Plastic surgery: a small look
Do you think plastic surgery is just adding botox to hide your advancing age? Well, you're wrong. In this workshop, you will get to know what plastic surgery covers, such as reconstructive surgery and sex reassignment surgery.

Minimal Year Required: 3rd
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday


Emergency

Prehospital Emergency Care
You probably already know a lot about medical emergency, but what about what happens before the patient’s hospital arrival? From patient stabilization in the field, to the process of transference to the hospital, there is undoubtedly a lot to do to ensure the survival and absence of sequelae. If you want to know more about all this process and improve your medical reasoning with clinical cases, then we have the ideal workshop for you – Pre-hospital Emergency.

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur only on Sunday

Advanced Life Support
You’ve got every basic life support skills covered, but tremble when you need to take that next step into advanced life support? This workshop is for you! Come breakdown the advanced life support algorithm and answer all your burning questions concerning this essential emergency patient approach!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday
Airway management
In an emergency situation, what is the first thing we should ensure? Exactly, the airway permeability! It is vital guaranteeing that the patient is breathing properly. Come and learn how to perform an endotracheal intubation and a lot more! We hope to help you save lives!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Sepsis: What to do?
Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide and is associated with increased mortality rates. The progression from a systemic inflammatory response to septic shock can occur rapidly and its symptoms can be nonspecific, which difficult the diagnosis causing a delay in the critical intervention. In this workshop you will be able to know more about septic shock, recognize its early symptoms and give the best support to your patients. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to save lives!

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
911, What’s your emergency? - Emergency Clinical Reasoning
Imagine you are in the ER and an emergent patient comes up: what do you do? Where do you start? Put your clinical reasoning skills to the test with this workshop! You’ll be able to test yourself through several real emergency case scenarios.

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Acute Renal Failure in the ER
What if a patient enters your emergency room and presents an acid-base disorder, electrolyte imbalance, …? How can you suspect it´s an acute renal lesion? What can you do for that person? How can you help? Find your answers in this workshop and practice your clinical thinking with us!

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Triage in disaster medicine
The reality that medicine is not only practiced in hospitals that have all the working conditions ensured, is becoming more and more present! Have you ever imagined yourself in a catastrophe scenario, lost and not knowing what to do to save that life right in front of you? Don’t panic! With this workshop, you will learn how to practice medicine in the most disastrous situations you can think of!

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday


Diagnostic Exams

Echocardiogram
Do you want to learn more about the heart? About your anatomy and physiology? Then this workshop is perfect for you! Here you will learn how to use ultrasound to check cardiac changes. Do you still lack reasons to choose the echocardiogram workshop?

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday
Electrocardiogram
The electrocardiogram is a basic complementary exam, requested on many occasions by the most diverse specialists. Do you feel safe in your interpretation of an ECG? Do you think you can make a quick differential diagnosis according to the ECG standard? If you want to learn more about this exam and the pathologies to which it can alert us so that you can save lives with a quick intervention, we have the ideal workshop for you - ECG.

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday
Transcranial and Carotid Doppler (Radiology)
Have you always enjoyed “discovery and treasure hunting” activities? Then this is the perfect workshop for you! Radiology teaches you how to interpret Transcranial and Carotid Eco Dopplers. You will become an expert!

Minimal Year Required: 4th
This Workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday


International Workshop

Extreme Medicine
Do you feel fascinated everytime you hear about Extreme Medicine? Are you keen on learning more about the opportunities this medical field can offer you? If so, we have big news for you! We present you for the first time in In4Med history, the chance to participate in an international workshop, under the guidance of the renowned Dr. Mark Hannaford and Dr. Will Duffin, who will give you an insight into the daily challenges of working on the field. We're sure you won't want to miss it!

Minimal Year Required: 1st
This Workshop will occur only on Saturday