The KeTLOD project, which main objective is to fill the gap in academic training for the Chinese healthcare professionals continue its promising development in China.
After closing successfully, the first phase of Training the Trainers in where 22 Chinese experts were specialized in teaching organ donation at a university program level; the Chinese universities have selected their students and launched the postgraduate KeTLOD in their respective teaching program. A total of 144 students were selected following the selection criteria established by the consortium and enrolled in the KeTLOD program.
These students will be the first generation that will receive a KeTLOD diploma in Organ Donation issued from the Chinese Universities, equivalent to 25 ECTS and recognized by the European consortium universities.
Each university successfully launched their courses and organized an official opening ceremony in where representatives from the national authorities and from the Spanish embassy joined. The vice president of the respective universities together with the Dean of the partners hospitals were also among the ceremony guests. Messages of dedicated support to the project implementation were delivered by these authorities.
As part of the postgraduate implementation action local seminars were performed by each university with their respective students. The Chinese trainers led successfully the seminars and the skills they have previously acquired were successfully put into action during the seminars. Introduction and basic knowledge in the field of organ donation were explain to the students.
Moreover, practical workshops were performed and open discussions between the students and the trainers were done during the whole seminar.
Up to date the six universities have performed their local seminars in Beijing, Shanghai, Nanchang, Kunming, Wuhan, Guangxi.
With a great satisfaction of accomplishment, we all look forward to the next step of the KeTLOD implementation!