Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education

 

 

 

About Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education

The Faculty of Postgraduate Education of IFNMU was founded in August 1992 on the basis of Ivano-Frankivsk State Medical University. Its first Head was Associate Professor of the Department of Internal Medicine No. 1 M.V. Dybenko. In 1999, R.M. Dumka, Associate Professor of the Department of Therapy and Family Medicine, was appointed to the post of Dean. From 2003 to 2008, the Faculty was headed by Associate Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology L.M. Vakalyuk. In 2008 Professor of the Department of Hospital Therapy No. 2 with the Course of Occupational Diseases and VPT S.Y. Ornat was appointed to the position of Dean of the Faculty. Since September 2011 Dean of the Faculty of Postgraduate Education, and since January 2014 Director of the Institute of Postgraduate Education has been the Associate Professor of the Department of Dentistry of Postgraduate Education Lubomyr Ivanovich Pelekhan. Since in accordance with the order of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University No. 891-d dated 27.11.2013, Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education was founded.

The position of Deputy Dean (Director) was held by: Professor of the Department of Dentistry of Postgraduate Education M.M. Rozhko (1994-1995), Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry M.N. Volyak (1995-2001), Assistant of the Department of Dentistry of Postgraduate Education V.V. Mulkevich (2001-2004), Associate Professor of the Department of General Surgery D.S. Mykhalchuk (2004-2006), Assistant of the Department of Operative Surgery and Topographic Anatomy O.V. Lazurkevich (2006-2007), Associate Professor of the Department of Surgery No. 1 V.M. Fedorchenko (2008-2009), Associate Professor of the Department of Surgical Dentistry with the Course of the Basics of Dentistry of the Medical Faculty H.P. Nychiporchuk (2008-2014), Associate Professor of the Department of Postgraduate Education Atamanyuk O.Y. (2008-2015). For today the following Deputy Directors are working at Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education: Associate Professor of the Department of Human Anatomy V.M. Ivanochko, Associate Professor of the Department of Medical Informatics, Medical and Biological Physics S.A. Voytovych.

The activity of the Institute is carried out on the basis of the License of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to carry out educational activities at the levels of higher education, according to educational programs that provide for the assignment of professional qualifications in professions for which additional regulation has been introduced at a certain level of higher education.

Training is conducted at the Departments of Postgraduate Education: Children's Diseases of Postgraduate Education, Dentistry of Postgraduate Education, Therapy, Family and Emergency Medicine of Postgraduate Education, Surgery of Postgraduate Education and Urology. And also at the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology named after professor I.D. Lanovyi, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Psychiatry, Narcology and Medical Psychology, Otorhinolaryngology with the Course of Head and Neck Surgery, Ophthalmology, Pathological Anatomy, Radiology and Radiation Medicine, Social Medicine and Public Health, Traumatology, Orthopedics and Emergency Military Surgery, Phthisiology and Pulmonology with the Course of Occupational Diseases, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Biological and Medical Chemistry named after Academician G.O. Babenko, Internal Medicine No. 1, Clinical Immunology and Allergology named after Academician E.M. Neiko, Dermatology and Venereology, Oncology, the Department of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Postgraduate Education, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Primary postgraduate training of doctors (pharmacists) at internship is carried out in 18 basic areas: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Dermatovenerology, General Practice, Family Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Pathological Anatomy, Psychiatry, Radiology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Dentistry, Pharmacy.

Advanced training of doctors (pharmacists) at Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education is carried out in 39 specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology, Gastroenterology, Dermatovenerology, Endocrinology, General Practice, Family Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Cardiology, Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Oncology, Organization and Management of Health Care, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Pathological Anatomy, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Radiology, Therapy, Ultrasound Diagnostics, Urology, Phthisiology, Surgery, Dentistry, Dental Techniques, Therapeutic Dentistry, Orthopedic Dentistry, Surgical Dentistry, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Organization and Management.

In addition, specialists are retrained in 24 specialties: "Therapy", "General Practice. Family Medicine", "Emergency Medicine", "Cardiology", "Gastroenterology", "Psychiatry", "Pediatrics", "Psychotherapy", "X-ray", "Ultrasound Diagnostics", "Organization and Management of Health Care", "Dermatovenereology", "Surgical Dermatology", "Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics", "Organization and Management of Pharmacy", "Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine", "Dentistry", "Therapeutic Dentistry", "Orthopedic Dentistry", "Orthodontics", "Pediatric Dentistry", "Surgical Dentistry", "Maxillofacial surgery", "Periodontology".

Training of clinical residents on the basis of IFNMU Departments was conducted for citizens of 60 countries of the world. The main task of the clinical residency is to deepen professional knowledge, increase the level of abilities and skills of a doctor in his medical specialty in order to prepare a highly qualified doctor for independent work in health care institutions. 127 doctors successfully completed their studies and were issued a certificate and supplement on specialized training in medicine (clinical residency).

Based on the results of the periodic activities of the monitoring groups of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, a positive assessment of the work of Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education was given. In 2016 the high quality of the provision of educational services was confirmed (DSTU ISO 9001:2009 certificate), in 2017 compliance with the DSTU ISO 9001:2015 standard. And in June 2019 Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University received the international certificate of DSTU ISO 9001:2015 "Quality management systems. Requirements" as a result of an external supervisory audit for a certified quality management system and confirmed its status as a model provider of higher education services in Ukraine.

Among the latest technologies of the educational process introduced at the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University with the assistance of the rectorate at the Departments of Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education in 2018, the objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) was implemented for the first time. Also, at the Departments of the Institute that improve the qualifications of trainee doctors, thematic improvement courses with elements of distance learning have been implemented.

On March 12, 2020, in connection with the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March 11, 2020 No. 211 "On the prevention of the spread of the acute respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus on the territory of Ukraine", Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education successfully implemented the transition project to the mode of distance education using online learning platforms to ensure continuous professional development of doctors.

From 2022, in accordance with the Regulation on the system of continuous professional development of medical and pharmaceutical workers, thematic training has been developed and implemented in the educational and production plan: master class, professional (thematic) school and seminars. The total number of topics is 82.

The team of the Educational and Scientific Institute of Postgraduate Education continues to improve the existing and search for new methods of mastering medical competencies. The basis of which is the material and technical support of the educational process, the implementation of scientific achievements of modern medicine and the development of university science.