postgraduate

Specialization in Orthopedics and
traumatology

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Orthopedics and Traumatology program of Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) was born responding to a regional need for specialists in this area, after a careful study of the needs and expectations of work in this specialty for the Colombian northeastern region, where there was no such possibility of training but a clear deficit of professionals in this specialty.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 2622| Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 004638 of March 24, 2023.

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DEGREE:

Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology

DURATION:

4 Levels

MODALITY::

In-Person / In-Spanish

CAMPUS

UIS Bucaramanga Health Campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The UIS Orthopedist and Traumatologist Aplicants must be general physicians with attitudes in the following fields:

Healthcare: They must have an attitude and an inclination towards knowledge of the promotion, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of surgical management pathologies, both elective and emergency, of the skeletal muscle system.

Administrative: You must have general knowledge of the country's health model, the management and administrative management of companies and institutions with surgical services.

Teacher: Open attitude towards collaboration in teaching our service.

Research: The training of a surgical specialist who has no research orientation in his specialty is not conceived today with the development of skills that allow him to identify and design research processes with a critical and scientific analysis capacity of literature in his specialty.

GRADUATE

Profile

The specialist in orthopedics and traumatology must meet the following human, scientific, technical, and social characteristics to fully comply with his professional practice:

Ability to establish communication and empathy with the patient, their families, and the other team members who manage the patient, with a view to achieving adequate psychological, clinical, and surgical preparation for the intervention of a patient.

Skilled, safe, and effective management of surgical and non-surgical techniques.

Having motor and intellectual skills that lead you to promptly diagnose the abnormalities inherent in trauma and clinical conditions that endanger the patient's life, and to treat and manage them with the least morbidity possible, avoiding permanent aftermath.

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Being trained to diagnose and manage acute skeletal muscle system disease problems.

Skills for the correct handling of motorized equipment used in orthopedic surgery.

Motivation towards research activities and basic elements for the development of them, either for individual application or as part of research groups.

Basic knowledge of managing patients if disasters, individual or collective, small or massive, with the development of leadership attitudes that allow him to participate as a member of the team or as a director of the team. Motivation towards research, planning, organization, and participation in scientific teaching programs, management, and prevention of individual or collective accountability.

Ability to handle the concept of teaching healthcare integration.

Extensive knowledge and strict adherence to the current regulations regarding the ethical and legal aspects of the orthopedist's professional practice.

LABOR

Field

Specialists in Orthopedics and Traumatology are professionals able to diagnose and intervene in patients with traumatic and non-traumatic conditions of the skeletal muscle system under ethical, legal, and humanization principles of health.

OUR

Accreditations

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Accredited for four years, as provided in MEN Resolution No. 004638 of 2023.

APPLICANT

Profile

The Aspiring UiS Orthopedist and Traumatologist should be a young general physician with attitudes in the following fields:

Healthcare: You must have attitude and inclination towards knowledge of the promotion, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of surgical management pathologies, both elective and emergency of the skeletal muscle system.

Administrative: You must have general knowledge of the country’s health model, the management and administrative management of companies and institutions with surgical services.

Teacher: Frank attitude towards collaboration in teaching our service.

Investigative: The training of a surgical specialist that has no research orientation in the area of his specialty is not conceived today, with the development of skills that allow him to identify and design research processes with a critical and scientific analysis capacity of literature in his specialty.

GRADUATE

Profile

The specialist in orthopedics and traumatology must come to meet the following human, scientific, technical, and social characteristics to fully comply with his professional practice:

  • Ability to establish communication and empathy with the patient, their families, and the other team members who manage the patient and with a view to achieving adequate psychological, clinical, and surgical preparation in the intervention of a patient.
  • Skilled, safe, and effective management of surgical and non-surgical techniques.
  • Have motor and intellectual skills that lead you to promptly diagnose the abnormalities inherent in trauma and clinical conditions that endanger the patient’s life, and to treat and manage them oriented to the conservation of life with the least morbidity possible, avoiding permanent aftermath.
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    • Be trained to diagnose and manage acute skeletal muscle system disease problems.
    • Skills for the correct handling of motorized equipment used in orthopedic surgery.
    • Motivation towards research activities and basic elements for the development of them, either for individual application or as part of research groups.
    • Basic knowledge of managing patients in case of disasters, individual or collective, small or massive, with development of leadership attitudes that allow him to participate as a member of the team or as a director of the team. Motivation towards research, planning, organization, and participation in scientific teaching programs, management, and prevention of individual or collective risks.
    • Ability to handle the concept of teaching healthcare integration.
    • Extensive knowledge and strict adherence to the current regulations regarding the ethical and legal aspects of the orthopedist’s professional practice.

LABOR

Field

The specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology will be a professional able to diagnose and intervene in patients with traumatic and non-traumatic conditions of the skeletal muscle system, under ethical, legal, and humanization principles of health.

OUR

Accreditations

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Accredited for four years, as provided in MEN Resolution No. 004638 of 2023.

Entry
process
2023

Entry
process
2022

Entry process 2023

Academic

Curriculum

Code: 26854               Credits: 6 - Anatomy


Code: 26855               Credits: 33 - Orthopedics and Traumatology I


Code: 26856               Credits: 28 - Emergencies in Orthopedics and Traumatology


Code: 26857                 Credits: 6 - Clinical Epidemiology and Research


Code: 26858               Credits: 5 - Plastic Surgery


Code: 26859               Credits: 6 - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Code: 26860               Credits: 18 - Orthopedics and Traumatology II


Code: 26861                Credits: 17 - Foot and Ankle Clinic


Code: 26862                Credits: 21 - Knee Clinic


Code: 26863               Credits: 6 - Research I


 

 

Code: 26864             Credits: 22 - Children's Orthopedics


Code: 26865              Credits: 19 - Orthopedics and Traumatology III


Code: 26866             Credits: 25 - Orthopedics and Traumatology IV (extramural)


Code: 26867             Credits: 6 - Research II


Code: 26868                Credits: 17 - Spine clinc


Code: 26869                Credits: 17 - Hip Clinic


Code: 26870                Credits: 17 - Orthopedics and Traumatology V


Code: 26871                Credits: 17 - Upper limbs (shoulder, elbow, and hand)


Code: 26872               Credits: 6 - Research III


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

1st Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening  

Registration closing  

Entrance exams  

Interview  

Last day to accept the quota    

 

2022 may 4

2022 august 4(deadline for registration payment july 29)

2022 august 25

2022 october 18-25

2022 november 8

  
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0.5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

May 4, 2022

registration payment deadline

July 29, 2022

Registration deadline

August 4, 2022

Entrance exams

August 25, 2022

Interviews

October 18-25, 2022

Last day to accept the quota

november 8, 2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

José Luis Osma Rueda

Master in Clinical Epidemiology, Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Subspecialist in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Diego Fernando Rincón Cardozo

Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Specialist in hand

Anderson Estiven David Rivera

Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Foot and Ankle Subspecialist

Carlos Orlando Díaz Mantilla

Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Fellowship in Orthopedics Trauma, Hip Subspecialist

Ricardo Guzmán Vargas

Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Subspecialist in Children's Orthopedics

Josué Calderón Gamba

Subspecialist in Hip and Knee Joint Replacement and Reconstructive Surgery

research

Groups and Hotbeds

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Contact Us

Surgery Department

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension:  3104 – 3022

E-mail:

jpserran@uis.edu.co

depcirg.posgrados@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 No. 29-31.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Surgery Department

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension:  3104 – 3022

E-mail:

jpserran@uis.edu.co

depcirg.posgrados@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 No. 29-31.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Surgery Department

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension:  3104 – 3022

E-mail:

jpserran@uis.edu.co

depcirg.posgrados@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra 32 No. 29-31.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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