General practice (family medicine)
New curriculum for educational institutions
Program of the course
for 6 th year students in
higher medical educational institutions of
III – IV accreditation levels
Specialties: 7.110101 “General Medicine”
7.110105 “Medical and Preventive Care”
Kyiv – 2009
The program is drawn up by staff of the Department of General Practice (Family Medicine). Head of the Department – Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor O.M. Hyrina, Director of Studies at the Department – Candidate of Medical Sciences? Assistant professor T.H. Lemziakova, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Teaching Assistant H.D. Kirzhner.
L.I. Ostapiuk – H ead of Curriculum & Instruction Department , Assistant professor of the Department of H uman Anatomy at Bogomolets National Medical University , Candidate of Medical Sciences, member of the working group of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on implementation of the Bologna Declaration in the educational process in higher medical (Pharmaceutical) educational institutions (Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 17.06.2004 №309 and dated 04.12.2008 №721 );
H.I. Lysenko – Professor and head of the Department of Family Medicine of the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P.L. Shupyk;
A.S. Svintsitsky – Professor and head of the Department of I nternal Medicine №2 of Bogomolets National Medical University.
The program was discussed and approved at a meeting of Heads of Departments of General Practice – Family Medicine of higherer medical educational institutions of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 14.01 . 2009 .
1. Explanatory note
Program of the course “General Practice – Family Medicine” for Ukrainian higher medical educational institutions of III-IV accreditation levels was drawn up for specialties 7.110101 “General Medicine”, 7.110104 “Pediatry”, 7.110105 “Medical and Preventive Care” . Training in course is carried out during 6 th year of education, when there is corresponding profiling according to the field of study.
The priority remains the problem of staff training, especially in terms of delivery of primary health care (PHC) and the transition from district physicians to general practitioners (family doctors). They were given the legal right to provide primary multi-specialized medical and social assistance to people, regardless of age and sex of patients.
In July 1966, taking into account the urgency and necessity of primary health care priority, Ministries of Health of all countries adopted Lublin Charter, which stated that all health care sustems should focus on primary health care.
The ultimate goals of discipline “ General Practice – Family Medicine” are identical . T herefore unique program for these specialties was made .