2018 Medicine Admissions
Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
Medical Universities in the Caribbean.
West Houston Medical Centre is renowned to provide exceptional care to the West Houston Community for 30 years. They have 1,200 members for their care team and 400 most talented doctors of their regions.
West Houston Medical Center is committed to help patients to control their unwanted severe asthma. It is helping them to get back to their daily routine through the new procedure of Bronchial Thermoplasty.
West Houston Medical Centre performs all the weight loss surgical procedures which are minimally-invasive and performed via laparoscopy, including gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass. The Medical Center has been accredited as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Center of Excellence.
The Senior Program for Behavioural Health is an intensive, inpatient program located within the hospital at West Houston Medical Center. Their senior care program provides a family-based healing atmosphere that meets the unique needs of patients 55-years and older.
The Breast Center at West Houston Medical Center is to provide the highest quality breast imaging and diagnostic services for women. The hospital focuses on proactive breast health care, risk-reduction strategies, early detection and treatment of breast cancer. The Breast Center offers digital mammography at two convenient locations for 30 years. The centres are West Houston Medical Center and the Sugar Land Diagnostic Center.
The hospital holds the vast education and support team is there for treatment of cancer. They have the wide range of cancer treatment such as breast, prostate, lung and chest, Colon and rectal, Lymphoma, Head and neck, Stomach, Brain and Bone.
They offer a full range of Cardiovascular services, such as invasive procedures, diagnostics, intervention, and surgery. Utilizing evidence-based practices, they deliver life-saving cardiac care; provide inpatients with a Progressive Care Unit and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). They also offer outpatient support and treatments for those with congestive heart failure.
At the Diabetes Management Center, the hospital empowers patients to manage and control their diabetes. The multidisciplinary team of West Houston Medical is committed to provide comprehensive care tailored to the unique needs of adults and pregnant women.
Their on-site laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists. It accommodates standard or specialized lab requests from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Emergency Service centre of the hospital is specially-designated to treat a range of conditions which includes Heart attack treatment, Stroke treatment, On-site diagnostic services, including CT, Ultrasound, X-ray and laboratory services, Treatment for bone fractures, concussions and other injuries and treatment for digestive disorders (diarrhea, vomiting). The hospital is open for 24/7 hours in 365 days.
The objective of the Employer Relations program at West Houston Medical Center is to collaborate with employers to identify, address, and eliminate employee health risks.
West Houston Medical Center provides a wide and extensive range of neuroscience services such as neurology, stroke care, and 24/7 neurosurgery coverage.
West Houston Medical Center helps adults to achieve a healthier lifestyle and better quality of life through nutritional counselling. Their registered, licensed dietitians work closely with patients on a one-to-one basis to develop individual nutrition plans. The prime consideration of the hospital for nutrition is lifestyle, eating habits, and medical and nutritional history. It is their effective strategies that improve health and promote healing.
West Houston Medical Center offers inpatient rehabilitation services in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy, as well as outpatient care in aquatic therapy.
West Houston Medical Center is dedicated to care about the needs of seniors in the community. Their objectives are clear and deliver programs that enrich care, apply procedures that improve outcomes, and implement measures that keep seniors functioning.
SLEEP DISORDER CENTER
The Sleep Disorder Center at West Houston Medical Center provides detailed sleep evaluations and comprehensive diagnostic reports.
The department of surgery at West Houston Medical Center represents a dedicated and passionate team of surgeons, anaesthesiologists. The services include the Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery, Breast Surgery, Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT), Cardiovascular Surgery, Colorectal, Ears Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology), General Surgery, Gynaecological Surgery, Minimally Invasive, Neurosurgery and Oncology.
PATIENTS & VISITORS
At West Houston Medical Center, they are committed to providing the best available healthcare along with convenient and reliable billing services. They also offer HPS, Healthcare Payment System. Apart from this, there is rules of patient Right and Safety as a part of their taking care of patients. There is health library, accounts management, medical records and many more to take a full and comprehensive care for every patients and visitors to the hospital.
An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.
An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.
Innovative and Active Teaching
WUB curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).
Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Barbados's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Barbados or use the opportunity to learn Barbados.
Advanced Research and Technology
WUB can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2018.