Postgraduate Courses


PAO-TG (Postgraduate Education in Technical Medicine) offers outstanding supplementary training and refresher courses at the intersection of technology and medicine.

Our target groups are alumni Technical Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, medical specialists and medical residents as well as nurses, surgical technicians and other medical professionals. Our tailor-made courses are developed in close collaboration with hospitals and user groups, ensuring the highest quality and best fit to user demands. Participants can benefit from the expertise of our highly skilled course leaders, collaborating scientists and medical specialists.

Most courses take place at the Experimental Centre for Technical Medicine (ECTM) at the University of Twente. The ECTM has state-of-the-art facilities, like a fully functional Operating Room, an Intensive Care Unit, Human Patient Simulators and other hands-on training technologies. Examples of currently available courses are ‘Endovascular Aortic Repair’, ‘Basic Skills Laparoscopic Interventions’ and ‘Advanced Imaging Techniques’.

On these pages we present the full and up-to-date overview of our program.