Postgraduate Training Course in Diagnostic Mycology

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The Postgraduate Training Course in Diagnostic Mycology is an annual professional training or course offering of the department. The course has been offered since the 1980s to dermatology residents, with participation of some medical technologists. Since 2016, the PAPSHPI, Inc. has also reached out to the Department requesting for this training course to be conducted among their members. The course is lecture- based, covering different types of fungal infections, fungal agents, diagnosis, and treatment. It also provides for hands-on laboratory work-up of fungal agents and microscopic demonstrations.

Duration / Date:

Usually a five-day training course conducted during long vacation breaks

Target / Beneficiaries:

dermatologists, medical technologists, primary skin health physicians, veterinarians and other professionals with interest in different fungal agents, their mycoses, diagnosis and treatment

Cost of Participation:

PhP 10,000 per participant

Office in Charge:

UP Manila College of Public Health
Department of Medical Microbiology

Contact Details:

Telephone: 525 5874
E-mail: [email protected]

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