Exchange Conditions of AMSI

Working Conditions
Languages
English
(Excellent)
Required
Languages Remarks
Must have:

If English is the language of institution at the students home university
1. Letter from the university stating the students proficiency in English

If English is not the language of institution at the students home university, student must have one of the following documents:
1. Irish Leaving Certificate: a grade D3 or better in Ordinary level English.
2. GCSE: a grade C or better in English Language.
3. European Baccalaureate:
English: 6 in 1st Language, or in 1st or 2nd Foreign language.
4. French Baccalaureate:
Students presenting the OIB or International Option of the French Baccalaureate may satisfy the English language requirement by achieving a minimum of 12 (where the coefficient is greater than 5) in English Language and Literature. In cases where the coefficient is less than 5, a minimum result of 14 will be required.
5. International Baccalaureate:
English A1, A2 or B: 5 at Higher Level (4 at Standard Level if presenting IB through English).
6. US High School: a grade C in English taken in final year.
7. TOEFL:
a. Paper based 570 (with a TWE score of 4.5).
b. Computer-based 233 (with a score of 4.5 in essay).
c. Internet based 90 (with a written score of 21).
8. University of Cambridge:
a. 180+ on Cambridge English scale with no less than 175 in each skill and use of English i.e.
i. Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
ii. Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
iii. First Certificate, Grade A (CEFR Level C1)
9. IELTS: (Academic version) 6.5 (no individual band below 6)
a. For Dental courses: IELTS (academic version) 7 (no individual band below 7).
b. For Clinical speech and language studies: IELTS (academci version) 7 (no individual band below 7)
10. Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 (with no section score below 59).

*Examination results for tests 7-10 above are only valid for 2 years.
Clerkship Type
- Clinical Clerkship
A clinical clerkship is defined as the rotation of a student in a clinical department of a hospital or clinic, such as Dermatology and Pediatrics.
Required level of studies
Clinical clerkship only: Students must have completed 3 years of medical school including 1 year of clinical attachments. Students may not have graduated at the time the clerkship takes place.

*For electives in Psychiatry and Gynaecology, it is a requirement that you provide proof that you have already completed your core rotations in these specialities in your home university by the time of your proposed elective start date.


Graduated students allowed
No

Even if accepted by the hosting country, students must be still enrolled in university by the time the Application Form is sent.
Clerkship Duration
4 weeks, 6 hours a day, 5 days per week
Dress code
Formal
What to Bring
- Stethoscope
- Notebook
- Pen
Academic Quality
Use of the SCOPE Student Handbook is required. You can find it here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bx1H9-8bIbC6dE5ia0JjeGpZMUk
Nightshifts
No
Special Remarks
Clinical clerkship only: Students must have completed 3 years of medical school including 1 year of clinical attachments. Students may not have graduated at the time the clerkship takes place.

Hours per day: Depends on department (6-9hours)

Dress Code
IDENTIFICATION
Prominently displayed hospital or student ID depending on the environment.
White coats are no longer necessary for medical students.

ATTIRE
Men
* Smart trousers, clean and pressed
* Collared shirt with/without tie
Women
* Blouse or smart top
* Smart-casual trousers or skirt
* Smart dresses
* Dress and skirt lengths should not be overly short or long.
Recommended
length is from just above the knee to just above the ankle

Not permitted
* Jeans/denim * T-shirts * Plunging neckline * Midriff exposure * Strapless/string strapped blouse * Crop tops * Track suits * Camouflage clothing * Hooded sweatshirts * Prominent slogans or images that may cause offence * Short skirts/dresses * Clothing with tears, holes or rips * Exposed underwear

GROOMING
* Hair: Neat and clean hair, should be secured back from the face if shoulder length or longer.
* Finger nails should be short and clean.
* Beards & moustaches are acceptable, but must be neatly trimmed
* Hair may not cover face

FOOTWEAR
* Formal shoes, well kept and clean and worn with socks/ hosiery as appropriate.
* Safe footwear (closed) is required in many clinical sites.

Not permitted
* Trainers * Running shoes * Stiletto/platform shoes * Torn Hosiery

JEWELLERY
* No more than 2 earrings per ear *
No other visible body piercing is permitted (nose/tongue etc.) * Excessive jewellery is not permitted
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*For electives in Psychiatry and Gynaecology, it is a requirement that you provide proof that you have already completed your core rotations in these specialities in your home university by the time of your proposed elective start date.

It is not currently possible for visiting students to apply for electives in Paediatrics, Public Health & Primary Care.

Students should pick 4 departments of choice.
Spaces are limited in each department and students must recognise that placement in department of choice is not always possible.
General
Pocket money
None
Boarding
- Hospital
Lodging
- Student flat
Social Program
Will organise a small number of trips/events
Will provide a list of suggested itineraries for weekdays and weekends without an organised program.
Student with disabilities
No
Couples
No
Link to ExPlore Page
Special Remarks


Application Form
Deadline
7Months
Unilateral fee
580 EUR
Payment details for unilateral fee
Please get your NEO to contact us at neoamsi@gmail.com for details regarding payment.
Visa requirements
Non-EU students may travel on a Visit Tourist visa.
If you need a Visa, please contact our embassy.
We can provide Invitation letters and other documents if required.

Link to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website (or any other website that provides official information on visa)
Special Remarks
Application Deadline is 15th December
Students are recommended to send their application as early as possible.
(Applications after 15th December will enter a competitive general university application process and your position will no longer be guaranteed)
Card Of Documents
Standard documents
- Health Insurance(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 1(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Passport copy(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Proof of Enrollment(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Curriculum Vitae(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Immunisation Record(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- LC Application form(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Motivation Letter for Department 2(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- SCOPE Terms and Conditions(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Police clearance report(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- Language certificate(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
- AMSI Checklist
Format
- Card of Document
- Liability Insurance(*) These documents are required to be sent with Application Form
Format
- Card of Document
Special documents
None
Upon Arrival documents
None
The standard documents are the basic documents that the students are asking for and the special documents are less important, as only some Local Committees ask for them. So it's mandatory to upload the standard documents, but not the special ones. (Students do it when asked for by the LEO/NEO.)
The upon arrival documents are hard copies documents that the students are requested to take with them in the host country.”
Immunization requirements
Immunization Requirements:
   LC Trinity College Dublin: You need to fill this form (Click: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B77-DMf2pc7TZUVvdlNfaU1vUnM)
1. Hepatitis B (both Surface and Core Antibodies)
2. Hepatitis C
3. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
4. Chickenpox
5. Measles
6. Mumps
7. Rubella

   LC University College Dublin: An updated vaccination card/schedule, especially Hep A and Hep B titres need to be sufficient, PPD skin test for TB and a clear CXR. Also note that students will be required to undergo a screen at he students health services on campus once they have arrived and must agree to any additional vaccinations if deemed necessary. Students should also be bringing along a copy of their vaccination schedules for appropriate verification

Hepatitis B (Core&Surface) & Hepatitis C:
Students must return satisfactory proof that they are not currently infected with Hep B and C. Students must provide results for both HepB Core & HepB surface – there is no exception to this. Elective applications will not be processed for students who do not provide these results.

Pulmonary Tuberculosis:
If you have been vaccinated for TB, you will have a ‘BCG’ scar which your GP/Medical Practitioner will record. If you do not have a visible scar your GP will facilitate a Mantoux test (enquire with your GP/Medical Practitioner). If you have difficulty obtaining a Mantoux test or your result is positive then please return a Chest X Ray.

Chickenpox, Measles, Mumps and Rubella:
If you have not undergone vaccination for Chickenpox, Measles, Mumps and Rubella you must ask your GP to also screen you for proof of previous infection to Chickenpox,

Measles, Mumps and Rubella. If you have previously been infected with Chickenpox, Measles, Mumps

Insurance
Students must obtain Liability or malpractice insurance from their home institution if this is available to them. 
On top of a liability or malpractice insurance, students are required to obtain personal health insurance



Deadline
7 Weeks

Special remarks
You need to upload in your Card of Documents, under "LC Application Form", this Application Form that you can find here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bw1zWp0jn3DkZUk1dEcyTzltZ0U/view 
Please make sure to print it, fill it correctly and scan it.
You also need to upload in your Card of Documents, the AMSI Checklist that you can find here
(https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bw1zWp0jn3DkU0pUU1JzZlUwTFE/view), after printing it, filling it, signing it and scanning it.

These are all documents are also required to be sent with the Application Form
        - Original police clearance report – must be accompanied by a certified translation if in a language other than French/English
- Original Academic Transcript with results from all years of medical school
Immunization Laboratory Results: Laboratory test reports from blood samples taken within previous 6 months
- Immunization Record:
   LC Trinity College Dublin: You need to fill this form (Click: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B77-DMf2pc7TZUVvdlNfaU1vUnM)
1. Hepatitis B (both Surface and Core Antibodies)
2. Hepatitis C
3. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
4. Chickenpox
5. Measles
6. Mumps
7. Rubella

   LC University College Dublin: An updated vaccination card/schedule, especially Hep A and Hep B titres need to be sufficient, PPD skin test for TB and a clear CXR. Also note that students will be required to undergo a screen at he students health services on campus once they have arrived and must agree to any additional vaccinations if deemed necessary. Students should also be bringing along a copy of their vaccination schedules for appropriate verification

Hepatitis B (Core&Surface) & Hepatitis C:
Students must return satisfactory proof that they are not currently infected with Hep B and C. Students must provide results for both HepB Core & HepB surface – there is no exception to this. Elective applications will not be processed for students who do not provide these results.

Pulmonary Tuberculosis:
If you have been vaccinated for TB, you will have a ‘BCG’ scar which your GP/Medical Practitioner will record. If you do not have a visible scar your GP will facilitate a Mantoux test (enquire with your GP/Medical Practitioner). If you have difficulty obtaining a Mantoux test or your result is positive then please return a Chest X Ray.

Chickenpox, Measles, Mumps and Rubella:
If you have not undergone vaccination for Chickenpox, Measles, Mumps and Rubella you must ask your GP to also screen you for proof of previous infection to Chickenpox,

Measles, Mumps and Rubella. If you have previously been infected with Chickenpox, Measles, Mumps


Proof of Personal Health Insurance should be sent within 6 weeks of start of exchange

Card of Acceptance
Deadline
8 Weeks
Special remarks
We will require students to fill in an application form on arrival.
Card of Confirmation
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
Cancellations
Deadline
6 Weeks
Special remarks
Substitutions
Deadline
4 Weeks
Special remarks
This is not guaranteed but will be considered if arranged promptly, all paperwork is in order. It must be in the same hospital, department and time period.
Additional Information
Update Date
07/13/2020 12:02
Validation Date
07/17/2016 00:00
Special remarks