Sunday, August 23, 2009

The 6th European Course on Rehabilitation of the Hand in Turkey

Erasmus MC Vital Med

The 6th European course on rehabilitation of the hand will take place in Hotel La Blanche (*****) in Bodrum, Turkey from 11 to 15 October 2009. Among the lecturers are the well known "hand-group" of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and other lecturers such as A. Gülgönen, G. Gürsu, J.J. Dias, T. Duruöz and G. Yavuzer.

Besides specialists in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation the course is of interest to physiotherapists, occupational therapists, orthopaedists, orthopaedic and hand surgeons, and other health care professionals interested in the topic of hand rehabilitation.

The registration fee for this 5-day course (including 1 day sailing on a wooden Bodrum Gulet) is Euro 490/590/650, Assistant 250/350/400 incl. VAT. In La Blanche***** Congress Hotel rooms may be reserved from Euro 60 all inclusive. Early registration date is extended until 15th of August due to holidays in Europe.

To get to Bodrum you may either choose to use the national carrier Turkish Airlines, flying daily from Istanbul to Bodrum, or to use charter flights, from most European airports either directly to Bodrum, or to Izmir or Dalaman. The transfer price from Bodrum/Milas airport is Euro 80 for a return trip; prices for transfers from other airports are on request.

Further details such as the program, the registration and hotel reservation form can be found on our For any questions do not hesitate to contact us at or

Yours sincerely,

HM Buyruk MD., PhD
ErasmusMC & VitalMed Rehabilitation Services.