Here you can find some useful information in our FAQ section:
What I can learn from the workshops? Who should attend?
Who is the faculty?
How big are the groups?
What is the language of the workshops?
I have never been to Poland. What do I need to know? How to get there?
How about accommodation?
Q: What I can learn from the workshop? Who should attend?
A: Our participants have the opportunity to learn the safe practice of fluoroscopy guided procedures on human cadavers and ultrasound guided procedures on phantoms and live models in a controlled environment under the direct supervision of experts. The workshops are intended for physicians from all specialties practising interventional pain medicine. Both trainees and established specialists will have opportunity to develop their skills.
Q: Who is the faculty?
A: Faculty members are experienced clinicians with national and international standing.
Q: How big are the groups?
A: Groups are small – maximum 4 participants per station. This gives plenty of time for interactions with the faculty.
Q: What is the language of the workshop?
A: The official language is English however a significant number of the faculty are multilingual which may facilitate communication further.
Q: I have never been to Poland. What do I need to know? How to get there?
A: Poland lies in Central Europe and is a member state of the European Union.
Time: GMT + 1 hour.; U.S. (EAST) +6 hours.
Health requirements: No vaccinations are required.
Entering the country: Poland has been a part of the Schengen Group since 2007. To enter the Schengen territory, citizens of other countries must have a valid passport and, if required, also a visa. If you need an invitation you have to register, pay the fee and then contact us using this form.
Currency, credit cards, banking: The currency in Poland is the Polish Zloty (PLN).The National Bank of Poland provides information on the official exchange rates here. International credit cards are accepted for payment in most hotels, restaurants and shops.
Electricity: The voltage in Poland is 220 V. Appliances from North America and Great Britain require an adaptor and/or transformer.
Telephone: The country code for Poland is +48; the area code for Gdansk is 58.
Mobile telephones: Contact your provider for any additional information on the operation of your mobile telephone abroad and roaming charges. Please note that you might need an adaptor for recharging in Poland.
Getting to Gdańsk: The modern Lech Walesa Airport is just 10 km away from Gdańsk city centre and provides regular connections to:
Doncaster – Sheffield
Frankfurt – Hahn
Glasgow – Prestwick
Hamburg – Lubeck
Cologne – Bonn
London – Luton
London – Stansted Malmo
Oslo – Torp
Paris – Beauvais
Stockholm – Skavsta
Tourism and attractions: Good starting point to plan your sightseeing is here.
Q: How about accommodation?
A: Information about hotels in Gdansk can be found here. For those who are interested in a hotel within a walking distance we recommend Impresja Hotel. This hotel is only 5 min. walk from the workshops venue. Reservations can be made directly via the hotel’s website. The Old Town with its atractions is accessible via very effective public transport.
Link to hotel: hotelimpresja.pl