In 2018. CroMSIC has, after more than 20 years, once again activated this project; this time on a much higher level in cooperation with Clinical Medical Center in Rijeka and the newly opened Center for Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine. Project is held each year in july and 16 medical students from around the world are eligible to participate.
Included in this project is the „Open Water Diver“ course which is consisted of 5 dives. After succesfully completing all 5 dives the students receive an official international certificate with which they are able to dive up to 18 meters. Also, experts from the field of hyperbaric medicine hold 10 hours of lectures about topics that differ from the most basic ones to the subspecialty levels.
Also, we organize several different activites and trips for our participants so we can transfer a piece of Croatian culture to them. The entire project is organised in cooperation with doctor Igor Barković who organised this project in its original condition and know, as a pulmonology specialist and one of the people working in the Center for Underwater and Hyperbaric medicine, is ready to transfer his knowledge to younger generations.
Check out our plan and programme HERE.
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