Continuing education: overarching cooperation is necessary -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Continuing education: overarching cooperation is necessary

Medical science and technology are growing. This holds not only true for the demand of medical services that an ever-aging and evermore wealthy population has from healthcare systems. Theoretical and practical knowledge are growing, too. Thus, healthcare staff has to keep up to date regarding the use of new devices and therapies.

03/04/2014

Photo: Lecture room with microscopes; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann

The program of the MEDICA Education Conference does not only offer lectures and panel discussions, but also hands-on trainings where participants learn more about, e.g., new microscopy techniques; ©Messe Düsseldorf/ ctillmann

Photo: Surgeons in the OR, a book in the foreground; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Tyler Olson

Continuing education is absolutely necessary for physicians in their later professional life - they cannot learn everything from books; ©panthermedia.net/ Tyler Olson

Photo: Filled lecture room; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Maximilian Pogonii

Lectures of national and international experts contribute to the quality of a congress. Furthermore, the event should be independent and free from the industry's interests. It is still not unusual that device manufacturers provide sponsorship for an event; ©panthermedia.net/ Maximilian Pogonii

Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann