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Urology

You will apply medical-surgical skills to cure and control diseases involving the genitourinary system.
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Description

In the medical subspecialty in Urology you will be trained as a specialist physician who is competent at and knowledgeable about the physiology, pathology, and natural history of all diseases involving the genitourinary system of the human population.

Duration: 4 years.

 

Venues:

  • ISSSTE Regional.
  • Hospital General de Zona 33.
  • IMSS Hospital UMAE 25.
Recognition of Official Validity of Studies (RVOE) granted by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education in accordance with agreement 20101157 dated July 2016.

Objective

In the subspecialty in Urology, you will develop specific medical-surgical skills to cure and control medical-surgical alterations and diseases pertaining to Urology. Furthermore, you will demonstrate a critical and reflexive attitude in your daily work, always assessing your knowledge and running a scientific professional practice.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • You will solve problems that may arise in the operating room in the most efficient and swiftest manner.
  • You will demonstrate through your actions the principles of ethics and professionalism of your specialty. 
  • You will support the tutoring of lower-ranking peers and patients.
  • You will develop research that will allow you to make decisions regarding the care of your patients.

Graduate profile

You will be a competent physician who is knowledgeable about the natural history, physiology, and pathology of all diseases involving the genitourinary system of the human population. Furthermore, you will develop specific medical-surgical skills to cure and control these diseases.

Admission profile

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

  • Metabolic response to trauma (hemodynamic, metabolic, and biochemical changes).
  • Fluids and electrolytes (normal composition and distribution, regulation of the balance of fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base, requirements and losses in the surgical patient).
  • State of shock (etiopathogeny, diagnosis, and treatment of the different types of shock).
  • Physiology of coagulation, transfusions, anticoagulants, and complications).
  • Peri-operatory care (risk assessment, preparation, trans and post-operatory monitoring, and complications).
  • Nutrition in surgery (Clinical H., physiopathology of malnutrition, treatment, and care of parenteral diet).
  • Healing and care of surgical wounds (cicatrization process and pathological cicatrization).
  • Surgical techniques (basic principles, suture materials, staplers and drainage, suture techniques, use of mesh, general concepts in laparoscopic surgery).
  • Skin and subcutaneous adipose tissue.
  • Trauma (wound, transport, triage mechanism, urgent measures in initial diagnosis and management of trauma).

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

  • Surgical clinic and suturing of traumatic wound.
  • Exeresis of a cutaneous or subcutaneous wound.
  • Laparotomy and its closing.
  • Exeresis of a mammary nodule.
  • Minor amputation.
  • Lymph node biopsy.
  • Exeresis of axillary hidradenitis or inguinal hidradenitis.
  • Use of statistics packages.
  • Thoracic puncture.

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.
  • A capacity to adapt to hospital discipline, a positive attitude in face the demands of study and a healthy mindset.
  • Appropriation of the objectives set forth in the institution’s mission, and a disposition to join the surgical health team.
  • 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.
  • An attitude of academic advancement and self-learning.
  • Promotion of a healthy life style to prevent diseases and enjoy better quality of life.

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Curriculum

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

First year
Code Course CRS Year

SSUR1001

Urinary Tract Infections

4

SSUR1002

Physiology of Urination and Bladder

2

SSUR1003

Urolithiasis

2

SSUR1004 Obstructive Uropathies 4
SSUR1008 Clinical Training I 70
SSUR1006 Research I 8
Second year
Code Course CRS Year

SSUR2001

Andrology and Infertility

2

SSUR2002

Urinary Tract Tumors

4

SSUR2003

Renal Transplantation

2

SSUR2004 Urologic Diseases I 4
SSUR2008 Clinical Training II 70
SSUR2006 Research II 8
Third year
Code Course CRS Year

SSUR3001

Sexual Dysfunction

4

SSUR3002

Genital Tumors

2

SSUR3003

Pediatric Urology

4

SSUR3004 Sexual Differentiation Disorders 2
SSUR3009 Clinical Training III 70
SSUR3006 Research III 8
Fourth year
Code Course CRS Year

SSUR4001

Molecular Biology

4

SSUR4002

Incontinence and Pelvic Floor

2

SSUR4003

Interstitial Cystitis

2

SSUR4004 Urologic Diseases II 4
SSUR4010 Clinical Training IV 66
SSUR4006 Research IV 8
SSUR4007 Medical and Health Education 6
SSUR4008 Bioethics and Legal Aspects  2

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