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Neurosurgery

You will assess patients with neurosurgical pathologies from the onset of their medical conditions and until they are discharged.
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Description

In the medical subspecialty in Neurosurgery, you will be oriented to training that responds to the needs of society for neurosurgical care in institutional and/or private medicine, with support from technology that will allow you to offer the highest standards of care.

During your training, you will develop the scientific research method as a habitual instrument both for the care of surgical patients and as a method for resolution and continuous development to provide thorough medical and humanitarian care with excellent quality.

Duration: 5 years.

 

Venue:

  • IMSS Hospital 25.
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20110464 dated September 1, 2009.

Objective

As a specialist physician in Neurosurgery, you will have sufficient knowledge and competencies to assess patients with neurosurgical pathologies from the onset of the medical condition until they are discharged, including a full and comprehensive clinical assessment of the patient, clinical and paraclinical diagnosis, medical-surgical treatment, and/or rehabilitation.

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    Graduate profile

    You will be a physician who is competent at assessing patients with neurosurgical pathologies from the onset of their medical conditions until they are discharged, including a full and comprehensive clinical assessment of the patient, clinical and paraclinical diagnosis, appropriate medical-surgical treatment and/or rehabilitation and discharge.

    Admission profile

    You will need to have completed 1 year of the Specialty in General Surgery. Furthermore, you should have the following knowledge:

    • Scientific foundations of medicine and en particular de General Surgery.
    • Assessment of patients with surgical pathology.
    • Broad knowledge of scientific methodology and the epidemiological method. 
    • Fluent and accurate use of oral and written Spanish.
    • Understanding and translating English.

    You will need to have completed 1 year of the Specialty in General Surgery. Furthermore, you should have the following skills:

    • Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in Pediatrics.
    • Teamwork.
    • Systematized retrieval of medical information.
    • Basic ability to use the Internet.
    • Basic use of Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Use of statistics packages.

    You will need to have completed 1 year of the Specialty in General Surgery. Furthermore, you should have the following attitudes:

    • Warmth and availability to care for the patient and his or her family.
    • Discipline, order, and punctuality.
    • Honesty and respect of others as values.
    • Study habits and participation in continuing education activities.
    • Enterprising spirit.
    • Responsibility and leadership in the health care team.
    • Have an attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
    • Promote a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.
    • Demonstrate perseverance in your professional development.

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    Curriculum

    Consult the courses that you will take in the Subspecialty in Neurosurgery.

    First year
    Code Course CRS Year

    SSNC1001

    Neurosurgical Propaedeutics

    4

    SSNC1002

    Morphological Neuroanatomy

    4

    SSNC1003

    Basic Neurophysiology

    2

    SSNC1004 Basic Surgical Pathology 2
    SSNC1005 Research I 8
    SSNC1006 Clinical Training I 70
    Second year
    Code Course CRS Year

    SSNC2001

    Neuropathology

    4

    SSNC2002

    Neuro-Traumatology

    4

    SSNC2003

    Clinical Neurology

    2

    SSNC2004 Basic Imaging 2
    SSNC2005 Research II 8
    SSNC2006 Clinical Training II 70
    Third year
    Code Course

    CRS Year

    SSNC3001

    Neuro-Ontology and Neuro-Ophthalmology

    2

    SSNC3002

    Neurosurgical Microanatomy

    4

    SSNC3003

    Imaging II

    2

    SSNC3004 Spinal Cord Neurosurgery and Peripheral Nerves 4
    SSNC3005 Research III 8
    SSNC3006 Clinical Training III 70
    Fourth year
    Code Course CRS Year

    SSNC4001

    Surgical Pathology II

    4

    SSNC4002

    Pediatric Neurosurgery

    4

    SSNC4003

    Neuro-Oncology

    4

    SSNC4004 Research IV 8
    SSNC4005 Medical and Health Education 6
    SSNC4006 Medical Bioethics 2
    SSNC4007 Clinical Training IV 66
    Fifth year
    Code Course CRS Year

    SSNC5001

    Vascular Neurosurgery

    4

    SSNC5002

    Skull Base Surgery

    4

    SSNC5003

    Functional Neurosurgery and Neuroendoscopy

    4

    SSNC5004 Research V 8
    SSNC5005 Clinical Training V 70

    Faculty

    Departments:
    Ciencias Clínicas
    Departments:
    Administración, Nutrición
    Departments:
    Odontología
    Departments:
    Enfermería
    Departments:
    Ciencias Básicas, Ciencias Clínicas
    Departments:
    Psicología
    Departments:
    Ciencias Básicas

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