Frequently Asked Questions

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What is EMSS17?

EMSS17 is short for Emergency Medicine Summer School 2017. EMSS17 is an international summer school in emergency medicine and will take place from Sunday the 30th of July to Sunday the 6th of August, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

EMSS17 will consist of workshop- and simulation-based training during the daytime and different social activities and events in the evening.

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Who are the organizers?

EMSS17 is organized by the Students’ Society for Anaesthesiology and Traumatology (SAT)S, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. SATS Copenhagen is a group of highly motivated volunteers, who are all medical students and all have a special interest in anesthesiology, traumatology, and emergency medicine.
Since the organization was founded in 1999, SATS Copenhagen has hosted several high-quality seminars, workshops and big full-scale simulation courses, as well as a summer school in 2015, EMSS15, with great success. We all look forward to be a part of EMSS17 this year!

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When will EMSS17 take place?

EMSS17 will take place from Sunday the 30th of July to Sunday the 6th of August 2017.

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Where will EMSS17 take place?

EMSS17 will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark at the Copenhagen Academy for Medical Education and Simulation (CAMES) Herlev – the largest simulation center in Northern Europe. CAMES Herlev is located at Herlev Hospital, 25th floor and provides the perfect setting for your daytime workshops and simulation-based training.

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Who can participate?

EMSS17 is for all medical students, regardless of experience and level of study. All of the workshops and simulations at EMSS17 will match the level of all of our participants so everyone can participate.

You will be able to contribute, learn and be challenged at EMSS17, even though you are in your first or final year of medical school. We look forward to welcome YOU.

How much does a ticket cost?

The early bird ticket price is 399 € (approximately 3000 DKK or 425 USD) if you buy the ticket before the 1st of May. If you purchase you ticket after the 1st of May the price is 450€ (approximately 3350 DKK or 480 USD).

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What does the ticket price include?

The ticket includes the following
– Access to all workshops/lectures at EMSS17
– Accommodation
– Breakfast, lunch and dinner (dinner at a few social events may be at your own expense – further details will follow when the social programme is finished)
– Several different social activities and events
– And much more!

Is there a cheaper ticket option if I arrange my own accommodation?

No. EMSS17 is only for medical students who participate in the full programme of EMSS17.

Can I get a refund for my ticket?

If you wish to refund your ticket, please find our refund policy below.

All refunds are deducted a transaction fee of 20€.
– Full refund before the 1 st of July
– Partial refund of 299€ after the 1st of July
– Two weeks before EMSS17, the 15th of July there is a limited refund option of 100€.

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What happens if EMSS17 is cancelled?

In the unlikely event that EMSS17 is cancelled we offer a full refund of tickets deducted a transaction fee of 20€.
All refunds go through PayPal.

EMSS17 does not accept any liability for any other losses you may experience due to a complete cancellation of the event (including, but not limited to, flight tickets, accomodation etc.)

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What kind of social activities are included?

At EMSS17 a variety of social activities around Copenhagen will be arranged, including some of the most famous tourist attractions of this fantastic city!

We will make sure that you will get familiar with some of the great attractions and opportunities in the Capital of Denmark.

Additionally, the social programme will be concluded Gala Party where you can look forward to eat, drink and dance with your fellow EMSS17 participants and organizers!

Make sure to keep an eye at the programme for EMSS17, where the full social programme will be announced when it’s ready.

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What do I need to bring?

We have made a complete packing list for you so you do not have to worry about forgetting anything at EMSS17.

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Will I receive any learning materials before the summer school?

Yes – learning materials will be uploaded at the website in time for you to get familiar with them before EMSS17. Further details will follow.

Will I get a course certificate?

Yes. All participants will receive a course certificate with thorough description of the content and how many hours spent on workshops and simulations.
Course certificates will be issued electronically after conclusion of the summer school to everyone who has participated during the whole summer school.