Five days of Intercultural interactions - new people, partners all around Europe, Riga Red Cross medical college of Riga Stradiņš University (RCMC RSU), students, Riga, new ideas of cooperation and education of health care specialists. And those where only few things of all beneficial ones from International week of RCMC RSU. During International week RCMC RSU hosted guests from Lithuania, Poland, Estonia, UK, France, Portugal, Greece, Spain, and Canada. All guests intended to gain new knowledge about patient safety, RCMC College, partnership building and making it stronger.
Monday – we had opportunity to meet each other, we listened to partners information about their education institutions and countries where they are from. RCMC RSU showed practical lesson laboratories, where students study and introduced visitors about education system in Latvia and education options in RCMC RSU. Later in the day guests and three RCMC RSU students Anastasija, Gita and Martins went in tour of Old Riga and guests enjoyed marvelous views of Riga.
Tuesday – Health care student Olympiad. Big day for participant teams and referees. Our big thanks for brave referees who did not only judge with the best intentions but also did it fair. All together 10 teams participated, seven teams where form health care education institutions in Latvia and three from partner institutions Team Calisia from Kalish – Poland, Dream team Tartu from Tartu health care college and International team from Erasmus+ incoming students. Race brought big together big audience and students participated and raced each other with passion as in best sport activities. All of them win something today, all of them stepped out of comfort box, did tasks in English, approved that they are best in the field of health care education and next specialists.
Wednesday – Guest lecture day. We began morning with International breakfast, all guests were asked to bring something traditional from their countries to share with others. RCMC RSU treated guests with fresh and fermented birch juice, traditional cheese, smoked chicken and traditional sweets. During lecture day all topics covered Patient safety from different aspects of it. Listeners came from RCMC RSU, other health care education institutions and also visitors of International week.
Thursday - 5th International Students’ scientific conference dedicated to F. Nightingale “Research in the field of study”. Speakers of conference came from all Latvia, different field students and health care specialists came to present their research works. Also some of RCMC RSU guests participated in Conference and presented their researches. Despite difficulties students overcome stress and presented their works well.
Friday – day of conclusions. Today Guests visited BKUS (Children university hospital) where Erasmus+ incoming students do their practice. We all did great, all of us overcome challenges, and all together we were strong international team. In the morning guests together with Specialists of International cooperation came together and spoked about achievements during week, things that were done and what could be the ideas for next year, how could RCMC RSU improve for next International weeks.
RCMC RSU thanks supporters for making this week possible.
See you next year here at RCMC RSU.
If you have some questions or partnership proposals please contact with Madara (International cooperation specialist) email@example.com