The Clinical Skills Competition, May 2018

The Clinical Skills Competition (CSE) was held on Friday 18 and Saturday, May 19th. Check out the winners and some photos from the event!

The Clinical Skills Competition (CSE) was held on Friday 18 and Saturday, May 19th. The project is organized by CPSA – Croatian Pharmaceutical Students’ Association and EMSA Zagreb.

Lectures and challenges

On Friday the participants had the opportunity to listen to the lectures by oncology specialists aimed at providing a detailed insight into a comprehensive approach to breast cancer treatment – from diagnosis through patient care and treatment of comorbidities such as tumor cachexia, which often occur with this cancer, up to treatment of different types of breast cancer.

On Saturday, the participants were divided into 5-member teams and had 2 hours to resolve the complex clinical case of the patient suffering from breast cancer and depression. After the lunch break, teams that best solved the case had to present their work in front of a professional commission consisting of prof. dr. sc. Vesna Pavlica, mag. pharm .; dr. sc. Ljiljana Mayer, spec. Med. Biochem .; dr. sc. Tajana Silovski, MD; Martina Kranjec Šakić, mag. pharm ., Martina Bašić Koretić, MD, and prof. dr. sc. Joszef Petrik.

The winners

The members of the expert committee asked each team for a few questions and after the presentation of the cases they made a decision on the winners: 1st place – Anja Šurina, Miran Huzjak, Helena Sremec, Sara Grubišić Čabo and Željka Šarčević 2nd place – Matea Lončar, Roberto Mužić, Helena Orehovački, Mate Kadija and Iva Friščić 3rd place – Borna Bjedov, Mario Špoljarić, Branimir Plavša, Ivan Meštrović and Irena Dobrović.