Universidad Michoacana designates places for medical interns

Morelia, Michoacán- (OEM-Infomex) .- On July 26 and 27, the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo (UMSNH), through the Directorate of Liaison and Social Service, gave the places to 503 graduates of the Medicine career of the Faculty of Medical and Biological Sciences “Dr. Ignacio Chávez “, who will begin their period of social service next July 3 and will end in July 2021.

Under a strict health protocol where distancing, taking the temperature, the use of face masks and a mask were mandatory, the medicine interns entered the University Information, Art and Culture Center (CIAC), where they chose the community where will offer medical service for one year.

This assignment was planned to take place in two days to comply with state and national sanitation guidelines. Although at the beginning it was thought to serve half of the graduates Monday July 26, only 160 places were assigned that day, as commented by a medical intern who agreed to speak with El Sol de Morelia.

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The interviewee stated that on Tuesday, July 27, the groups of 60 people to enter the building to designate the missing places. This action expedited the process, however, it reduced the time available to choose the place where they would carry out their social service.

“Everything about the health protocol was handled well, the healthy distance was respected, and you also had to wear a mask and mask to enter. The problem was when choosing the place, there was almost no time to decide, it was around two minutes to choose between more than 200 options”He commented.

The graduate stated that in order to carry out social service tasks during this pandemic, they were required to take two courses where medical personnel are trained on the care and management of Covid-19 patientsas well as symptom detection, patient referral, illness stress, and the ideal way to report a death.


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