Educational work of the Department of Surgical Diseases

Educational work of the Department is one of the priority directions of its activity. At the Department conducted teaching of students in 14 subjects. Total amount of academic work is 21134 academic hours, of which 132 were allocated for lecture courses and 21002 – for practical, laboratory and seminar classes.

Methodical complexes of disciplines of the department

The plan is open classes for the fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year

The teaching of students in the Department is carried out in accordance with the recommendations of typical programs of subjects, approved by The Ministry of Health (MoH) and The Ministry of Education and Science (MES) of Ukraine and improved within the framework of regulated standards of the staff of the Department. The teaching of all disciplines of the department is carried out in accordance with the guidelines and rules of the Bologna process.

The educational process at the Department is carried out using modern multimedia and computer technology, a sufficient amount of visual material with the active involvement of students in the clinical and scientific work of the Department, as well as the use of innovative approaches to the educational process (on-line consultation for students, a discussion with students of different issues in voice and text chat, remote control of preparing students for the licensing exam STEP, etc.). During the process of training activities in the Department, students have the opportunity to get acquainted with the work of modern diagnostic and treatment equipment, which is available to the Department: surgical videoendocomplexes МВТ-ЭФ (Russia), Karl Storz (Germany), “Эндомедиум” (Russia); electrosurgical devices ЭХВА-350М/120Б ”Надія-2”(Ukraine), ЭХВЧ-200-“Эндомедиум”(Russia), Karl Storz (Germany);ultrasound surgical mounting “Harmonic scalpel Ultracision”(Ethicon Endo Surgery, USA), Ultrasound devices (Sonoace 4800 „Medison”, Toshiba Nemio and Philips HDI 4000), videoendocomplexes „Olympus” (Japan), X-ray complex Superix 180 N.

Practical exercises are carried out in conditions as close to real. Students and instructors of the Department take part in the clinical examination of patients, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures of specific clinical cases, participate in clinical case rounds, symposia, seminars, consultation and have already received at a grade invaluable clinical and practical experience.

Particular attention in the process of learning activities is paid for preparing students to the licensing exam test STEP 2, which is carried out with the analysis of tests of all available databases and test specifically designed for the School of Medicine of the software, computer labs and multimedia equipment, internet system of remote training and supervision the level of knowledge, and full-time online consulting teachers on the preparation for STEP during the whole period of the discipline with a uniform distribution of the test load on students. The effectiveness of training students for STEP exam in the disciplines of the Department confirmed by results of examination, in which the School of Medicine annually holds a leading position among the ranking of schools of medicine of Ukraine.

During training activities the lecturers of disciplines select and train the best students to take part in All-Ukrainian Olympiads, competitions, conferences, congresses, etc., in which medical students annually win prizes and certificates and are encouraged with certificates and marks of distinction.