About Unicamillus University

Saint Camillus International University of Health and Medical Sciences (UniCamillus) – a university exclusively dedicated to Health and Medical Sciences. UniCamillus received the approval of the University Regulations and Educational Ordinances on June 20th, 2017 by CUN (Italian National University Council) and the accreditation by ANVUR (Italian National Agency of Evaluation for University and Research) on September 5th, 2017.

On November 28th 2017 the Ministry of Education, University and Research signed the Decree which established the University, later registered at the Court of Auditors and published on the Italian Law Official Gazette n. 3 of January 4th, 2018.

Healthcare Facilities for internships

In agreement with the Regione Lazio, UniCamillus chose ASL Roma 6 as the reference hospital for students internships, which includes suitable hospital facilities for the implementation of the integration between assistance, teaching and research, including the Ospedale dei Castelli. Following the updating of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Regione Lazio published in the BUR n.104 suppl.2 of 27 December 2019, the San Giovanni Addolorata, San Camillo-Forlanini, Sant’Eugenio, Pertini and CTO Hospitals were added, thus creating an extraordinary training network for practical exercises available to the University.


Campuses

Campuses

Offered Courses

Degree in Medicine and Surgery

  • 6 Years |  Full-time

The mission of the six year Degree – single cycle – Course is identified with the training of a doctor with an international professional profile, characterized by a multidisciplinary and integrated vision of health and disease problems, with an education oriented towards the community, the territory, the global health challenges and fundamentally towards disease prevention and health promotion and with a humanistic culture in its implications of medical interest. This specific mission is centered not only on the disease, but above all on the sick person, considered in his/her globality of soma and psyche and within the social context. The objectives, whose achievement constitute the qualifying background of the Doctor to be formed include:

  • Good capacity for human contact (communication skills);
  • Self-learning and self-assessment skills (continuing education);
  • Ability to analyze and resolve, in complete autonomy, the problems connected with medical practice, together with a good clinical practice based on scientific evidence (evidence based medicine);
  • Habit of constant updating of knowledge and skills, and possession of the methodological and cultural bases for autonomous acquisition and critical evaluation of new knowledge and skills (continuing professional development);
  • Good interdisciplinary and interprofessional practice (interprofessional education);

In-depth knowledge of methodological fundaments which are necessary for a correct approach at scientific medical research, joined with an autonomous use of computer-based technologies which are indispensable in the clinical practice.

Professional Opportunities:

Graduates in Medicine and Surgery will carry out the activity of M.D.-surgeon in the various clinical, health and biomedical roles and fields. The employment opportunities normally offered to graduates in Medicine and Surgery are represented by:

  • Specialization Schools.
  • Ph. D.
  • Public and private clinics.
  • Hospitals and specialist centers.
  • Universities and research centers.
  • Territorial M.D.
  • National and international health and humanitarian organizations.

Rome Campus

Language:   Italian & English


Degree in Physiotherapy

  • 3 Years |  Full-time

The Degree Course in Physiotherapy in English language is divided into three years of course for a total of 180 university formative credits.

The main objective of the Degree Course in Physiotherapy is to train health professionals who have the competences envisaged by the Ministerial Decree of the Ministry of Health n. 741 of 14 September 14th, 1994 and subsequent amendments and additions. The specific educational objectives of the course are achieved through theoretical and practical education in the disciplines that are fundamental to the international cultural fields related to Physiotherapy and learning of contents in English favors the inclusion of professionals in the international sphere. Said educational fields allow students in Physiotherapy to acquire the skills necessary to identify the preventive and rehabilitative requirements of the patient. The specific practical objectives related to the profession are evaluated through practical tests with real patients or with simulated clinical situations, analysis and discussion of clinical cases and internship in structures specialized in the rehabilitation field. The competence and the relational capacity that are necessary for the physiotherapist, in order to establish an effective relationship with the patient, with caregivers and the professional system, is in fact developed through the teachings of human sciences and educational psychology, aimed at acquiring listening skills and dialogue management with patients and family members. The interpersonal and communication skills are developed through work in small groups, simulations, role playing, training activities and the final exam. The verification of the achievement of the learning results takes place through written, oral and practical tests, as well as through the evaluation of clinical tutors of the profession, following a period of clinical training.

The Physiotherapist, at the end of the training course, has acquired knowledge, competence and relational skills, with particular reference to professional responsibility, care and rehabilitation, therapeutic education, prevention, management, training/self-training, effectiveness evidence-based practice (evidence based practice)/research, communication and relationship.

Rome Campus

Language:   English


Degree in Nursing

  • 3 Years |  Full-time

 The Degree Course aims at providing knowledge and skills necessary for the practice of the nursing profession as governed and regulated by the D.M. of the Ministry of Health of 14 September 1994, n. 739 and subsequent amendments and integrations and by the 2019 Code of Conduct of the National Federation Nursing Professions Association (FNOPI). Attendance is mandatory for all activities, both theoretical and of clinical practice. 

Rome Campus

Language:   English


Degree in Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy Techniques

  • 3 Years |  Full-time

The graduates in techniques of medical radiology for images and radiotherapy are able to, autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, carry out upon medical prescription, all interventions that require the use of both artificial and natural ionizing radiation sources of thermal, ultrasonic, nuclear magnetic resonance energies as well as interventions for physical and dosimetry protection; they participate in the programming and organization of work in the field of the facility they work in and in respect of their competences; they manage the provision of their polyvalent services of their competence in direct collaboration with the radio diagnosis, nuclear and radio therapist doctor and with the health physician according to the diagnostic and therapeutic protocols previously defined by the manager of the facility; they control the correct functioning of the devices entrusted to them by removing inconveniences of modest entity in the knowledge of working in areas where spare parts are scarce and implementing verification and control programs to guarantee the quality according to the predefined indicators and standards; they contribute to the formation of supporting staff and directly contribute to the relative update of their professional and research profile. In the education of the professional figure, the university ensures an adequate education in the protection of ionizing radiations.  

Rome Campus

Language:   English


Degree Course in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics (MDCDP)

  • 6 Years |  Full-time | 1&2year in English
  • 3rd year in Italian

The fundamental educational objective is to impart theoretical knowledge and technical competences required to practice Dentistry in accordance with the common standards of EU dentistry schools. In particular, all graduates will receive an adequate and excellent education so as to practice Dentistry at the highest level, and also competences directed towards various scientific research specializations and/or similar thematic areas.

Graduates in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics will have to be able to speak fluently, both in oral and written form, another EU language in addition to Italian, with a reference to disciplinary lexicon.

The admission test and the lectures of the first two years of the degree course are in English. From the 3rd year the internship and clinical teaching will be in Italian (non-EU students will have in the meantime been able to learn Italian also thanks to literacy courses in the Italian language). On the other hand, the English language offers graduates greater access to scientific knowledge and a broader dialogue with the academic and professional community at an international level and enables them to interact with a much wider international audience, given that a an important number of non-EU graduates, according to the aims of UniCamillus, will return to their country of origin.

On completion of the course of study, the graduate will have gained technical knowledge and skills to take place professionally in the dental field, both public and private.

In the general aspects, the MDCDP biennium addresses the study of basic educational activities aimed at making known to the students the fundamentals of the structural organization and of the vital functions of the human body, and it comprises courses that address issues related to the relationship dentist-patient and the comprehension of the underlying principles of the scientific method. The following triennium comprises the study of disciplines of medical, surgical and specialistic interest, with special reference to clinical issues related to dental pathologies, to semiotics of the oral cavity, to the neuro-muscular disorders of the head and neck, and to oral manifestations. The educational activities are carried out in conjunction with the study of dental disciplines and with the professionalizing clinical practice. The sixth year includes a professionalizing educational activity aimed at the care of the patient with odontostomatological issues. Frontal seminar teaching is aimed at the interdisciplinary discussion of assigned clinical cases.

Rome Campus

Language:   Italian & English



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