Ecuador (AEMPPI) - Riobamba : Escuela Superior Politecnica del Chimborazo
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
156738
1200
Gynecology and Obstetrics, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Neonatology, Emergency, Surgery, Traumatology, Urology, Geriatrics, Neurology, Pathology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology
JANUARY, FEBRUARY, APRIL, MAY, JUNE, JULY, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER
6 SCOPE STUDENTS
1 SCORE STUDENTS
Host family, 2 meals per day.
Host families
Students from the 6th semester of medicine
LANGUAGE
• Spanish  (very well)
• English (Good)
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LEOs
ORDÓÑEZ ANNDY
OVERVIEW

ESPOCH- RIOBAMBA

** Welcome to Riobamba **
Also known as "Cradle of the Ecuadorian Nationality", "Sultana de los Andes", "Ciudad Bonita", "Heart of the Nation".
It is the city of the inter-Andean region that has the best parks more attractive and very well maintained. Neoclassical architecture can be seen in the facades of monuments and buildings.
Riobamba, a wonderful city that has beautiful tourist places and a wide culture, history and tradition, characterized by a unique landscape; Surrounded by the coldest mountains and beautiful snowfall, such as the Chimborazo volcano, considered the highest in the world, even higher than Everest, Carihuayrazo, Tungurahua, El Altar, Cubillines and Sangay. It also has a variety of unique flora and fauna in the world. Riobamba is also characterized and stands out above all other cities for having a wide gastronomic variety that captivates and captivates national and foreign tourists.


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UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

ESCUELA SUPERIOR POLITÉCNICA DE CHIMBORAZO 
FACULTAD DE SALU PUBLICA
CARRERA DE MEDICINA

The Higher Polytechnic School of Chimborazo (ESPOCH) is currently in the highest quality standards of higher education nationwide, began its academic activities on May 2, 1972. It was cataloged by the National Council for Education Evaluation and Accreditation Superior of Ecuador Conea as one of the eleven universities qualified as class B, which defines it with excellence in higher education, equipment, furniture, educational services, qualified teaching staff, educational demand, pedagogy, among many other points of study, while The National Council of Higher Education CONESUP in its study ranked it as the third university in the country with an outstanding rating.
Its activities are highlighted externally both nationally and internationally, due to agreements, competitions and others that have helped its high educational and academic recognition.
It has some of the largest campuses in the country and according to some the largest, so much that it exceeds neighborhoods or citadels by several blocks. It contains a number of imposing buildings, several internal avenues and extensive recreation areas.

MISSION - VISION OF THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE-ESPOCH


Mission:
 To train medical professionals with a comprehensive vision of the human being in its biological, psychological, social, ethical and spiritual components; responsible for providing comprehensive care in the family and community context, with scientific and technological skills to solve health problems; ability to take on management tasks; be integrated into team work, disposition for research aimed at preventing diseases and promoting health, assuming leading roles in the structural changes required by the country's health system. 


Vision: To be referents of medical training with spiritual and ethical values, with scientific, technological, quality and warmth solvency; with the conviction of medicine as a profession of service, respectful of human dignity. A doctor who motivates the public conscience to participate actively in the adoption of healthy lifestyles, recognizes the inalienable right to the health of all individuals and the need to be involved in projects that seek equity as an essential requirement to achieve health for all.

https://www.espoch.edu.ec/



 
 PROVINCIAL GENERAL HOSPITAL DOCENTE DE RIOBAMBA



The Provincial General Teaching Hospital of Riobamba is the third public hospital in the country and in Latin America to receive international accreditation from the prestigious Accreditation Canada International (ACI) organization, this Thursday, January 29, 2015. This unit obtained 88.9% of the total. average. In accordance with quality standards. It is a unit of complexity of THIRD level within the health system to provide recovery and specialized rehabilitation, preventive, ambulatory, to users of Zone 3 (Chimborazo, Tungurahua, Pastaza and Cotopaxi) and other provinces of the country. This unit develops teaching and research activities in health, mainly in the specialties of gynecology-obstetrics, pediatrics, internal medicine and surgery.


IESS-RIOBAMBA

The Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security is an entity whose organization and operation is based on the principles of solidarity, compulsory, universality, equity, efficiency, subsidiarity and sufficiency. It is in charge of applying the Obligatory General Insurance System that is part of the national Social Security system.

Mission
The IESS has the mission of protecting the urban and rural population, with or without employment dependence, against contingencies of illness, maternity, work risks, disability, unemployment, disability, old age and death, in the terms that it enshrines The Social Security Law.

https://www.iess.gob.ec/


GERIATRIC HOSPITAL "DR. BOLÍVAR ARGUELLO"

This health house is the second in the country specializing in care for the elderly; the first one is located in Quito, the approach of the Hospital of the Elderly is to fight in a specialized way the diseases of old ag

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
Currently, our professors every six months carry out research publications and clinical cases in the CSSN university journal that is indexed to journals and international publishers (The scientific journal "Science at the Service of Health and Nutrition - CSSN" of the School of Public Health of the Higher Polytechnic School of Chimborazo, Riobamba - Ecuador, is a peer-reviewed journal published every six months, scientific articles related to health, nutrition, security and food sovereignty are published, and the magazine hopes to address the public Institutional, national and international The publications contained in the journal will help to contribute to the dissemination of new knowledge and the exchange of information.The objective is to strengthen science in the Faculty of Public Health of the Polytechnic School of Chimborazo and participate in the scientific development of the country.)
In addition our university laboratories have the most up-to-date equipment in terms of surgical simulation, has laboratories of Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology and Parasitology.
Applicants can participate in the different scientific publications and make use of the laboratories.

Two projects are currently in force

1.- THE USE OF PSYCHOANALEPTICS BY STUDENTS OF MEDICINE OF THE CHIMBORAZO POLITÉCNICA SUPERIOR SCHOOL AND ITS RELATIONSHIP IN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

This project seeks to establish whether there is a relationship between the consumption of psychoanalysts and the improvement of the academic performance of the students of the School of Medicine, all based on the fact that students during their academic period consume psychoanalysts. in time of exams to improve their grades.

2.- RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ERRORS OF PRESCRIPTION OF NON-STEROID ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES AND PRESENCE OF ADVERSE REACTIONS IN ADULT PATIENTS

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are drugs that are used relatively frequently in the treatment of diseases of the osteomyoarticular system and conditions in other organs and organ systems. Despite its usefulness, a series of adverse events that can be influenced by the way to prescribe them are described. The objective of this investigation was to determine the relationship between prescription errors of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the appearance of adverse events. For this, a basic, descriptive research is used, which includes 100 patients between 40 and 60 years of age who attended the outpatient service of the Andean Hospital of Chimborazo and who were prescribed treatments with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. In which, until now and after a meticulous follow-up, a high percentage of patients with inadequate therapeutic schemes, prescribing errors of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the presence of adverse events were found. 


BOARDING
Host family, 2 meals per day.



LODGING
Once the student arrives in the city, the LEO will guide him through the city and direct him to the host family's home, where the welcome kit will be given and certain instructions and advice will be explained. great utility during the time of stay.



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TRANSPORTATION
The airports are located in Guayaquil and Quito, so once they arrive at the airport they should take a bus to Riobamba. In Riobamba it can be transported by bus or taxi.

How to get to Riobamba from Guayaquil?

The estimated travel time is 4 h 40 min, including transhipments
By bus is the fastest way to travel and its values ​​from $ 7 depending on the transport cooperative
By Bus - Departing from Guayaquil to Riobamba, you can take the following buses at the Guayaquil bus terminal
.Buses Direct to Riobamba
Cooperativa de Transporte Patria
Cooperativa de Transportes Chimborazo
Cooperativa Riobamba
Ecuador Executive


How to get to Riobamba from Quito?

The different buses take an average time of 3 hours, without taking into account bus stops or work.

The cost of the ticket from $ 4

By Bus - Departing from Quito to Riobamba, you can take the following buses (departure every 60 minutes):
Direct buses to Riobamba
Cooperativa Patria
Cooperativa de Transporte Transvencedores
Cooperativa Riobamba
Cooperativa Chimborazo
Cooperativa Transportes Andina


To move within the city you can do it by means of a public bus or a taxi.


Private taxi: private taxis and various cooperatives which with a call access your location, so the unit will be waiting outside your home.
Public transportation: being buses of different lines that run throughout the city, which like taxis are easily accessible almost in all areas of the city.


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SOCIAL PROGRAM

Chimborazo volcano

In the Western Cordillera, the majestic and imposing snow-covered Chimborazo with its 6,310 masl, with its peak covered in perpetual snow, is the main attraction of the province of Chimborazo, domestic and foreign tourists are surprised by the Andean landscapes, by the Wild animals that run freely through the countryside. The Chimborazo has been recognized as the highest volcano and snow in the world, it is even higher than Everest, an excellent place to climb and be closer to heaven.


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Canton Guano
Guano is known as the "artisan capital of the country" and offers the best carpets of international fame made of leather and wool, it is worth mentioning the exquisite cuisine that this canton has. It is the seat of ancient cultures, several archaeologists and researchers have found traces of thousands of years ago that when they die they show that the Tuncahuán cultures settled here.

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Devil's Nose

Located at 3456 meters above sea level, it is part of the charming and restored railway route, the majestic railway line that leads to this sector reveals the important engineering work unique in the world for its extraordinary zig-zag design that reaches a height of 1,900 meters above sea level. Also during your trip you can see a face of the devil formed naturally in the stones of the mountain.

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Atillo Lagoon

90 km from the city of Riobamba, in the parish of Cebadas de Guamote, the Atillo Lagoon is located, whose characteristic is an island to the north of the water mirror full of flora and fauna of the area, ideal for sports lovers . Fishing and contact with nature, you can walk the different trails observing small wild animals of the place.



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Hot springs of Guayllabamba or Aguallanchi

At 7 km from the canton of Chambo, Chimborazo province, at an altitude of 3,400 meters above sea level, there are hot springs of volcanic origin known for their healing power, as many natives of the place claim to have felt relief in ailments muscular and skeletal The natural beauty of the landscape contemplates an abundant and varied vegetation of the area and is complemented by the Timbul River that crosses a hillside. 

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Punin paleontological cemetery

12 km south of the city of Riobamba, on the road to Macas, in the parish of Punín, is the cemetery, a place recognized for its archaeological remains, here fossilized remains of Pleistocene animals were found, in the same sector de la Quebrada, specifically in the area of Chalán, human remains dating from approximately 8 thousand years were found.

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Nevado El Altar

It is an extinct volcano, the most beautiful of the snow-capped mountains due to its extraordinary shape that ends in peaks. It is located in the Andes mountains in Sangay National Park. The highest peak of the Altar is the "Bishop" whose height ranges between 5,310 meters, the best known peaks are: "The Tabernacle", The Canon, "The Big Nun", "The Little Monk", "The Friars" and The "Acolyte". The glaciers of the altars form magical lagoons, among the most important we have: yellow, blue, green, painted among others.

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Laguna de Colta

Known in Kichwa as "Kulta Kucha", which means "Laguna de Pato", it is a beautiful lagoon of easy access, crossed by the Pan-American Highway and the recovery of the railway line. The shape of the water mirror was extended by an exuberant vegetation where the tortora predominates and next to the splendor of the snowy Chimborazo offers tourists a wonderful landscape, in this lagoon you can make trips through the small boats, in addition this lagoon is full of magical legends.

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OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

¡TENEMOS UNA CULTURA HERMOSA, PARTES, LUGARES!
¡DESCUBRE LOS ANDES DESCUBRE RIOBAMBA!


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La imagen puede contener: nubes, cielo, árbol y exterior.

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The academic excellence and the quality of each one of the tutors make us the best option in the region to carry out the exchanges.


Come and enjoy and know much more about our small city but with an immense cultural, gastronomic and tourist wealth.

**Live the best experience of your life in Riobamba **