ISSN 2415-3060 (print), ISSN 2522-4972 (online)
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УЖМБС 2020, 5(2): 161–165
Humanitarian issues of medicine and problem of teaching at the higher school

Main Features of Teaching Practice in "Clinical Pharmacy" for Foreign Students

Danyliuk O. I.

The article deals with the peculiarities of providing educational services to foreign citizens in Ukraine. The importance and feasibility of internationalization of higher education in the country and involvement in integration into the European community are analyzed through common educational programs and teaching methods. It is proved that the most popular specialties among foreign students are medicine and pharmacy. The article reveals the relevance of industrial practice in the development of a highly qualified specialist among foreign students. The peculiarities of the practice in "Clinical Pharmacy" for foreign students at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are described. Information about the means and methods of practice in "Clinical Pharmacy", its subject, and evaluation of students of the preparatory department for foreign citizens are given. The educational process must be carried out in combination of theoretical training of specialists with a practical form of training. Only in this case the acquired knowledge will have real value, and the will develop into professional skills. Therefore, the first step on the path to independent, professional activity of future pharmacists is working practice. It helps students to get acquainted and gain practical experience in the field of pharmaceutical care when dispensing over-the-counter and prescription drugs. Working practice helps students in adaptation to their future workplace, instills teamwork skills, ethics and deontology. Practical experience allows them to navigate clinical situations, to make the right diagnosis, to receive appropriate treatment, to provide urgent medical care, to act according to the individual prescription of medicines. The practice is carried out in accordance with the work curriculum and work program "Clinical Pharmacy" for the specialty 7.110201 "Pharmacy" for the fifth year students and takes place in a pharmacy at the workplace of a pharmacist, with subsequent protection of practice results at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University.

Keywords: foreign students, working practice, pharmacy

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