REGULATIONS ON THE SYSTEM OF UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATION OF APPLICANTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AT DONETSK NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Appendix 5

 with an order under DNMU

from 06/08/2018, No. 239

 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF UKRAINE

 DONETSK NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

 

 


APPROVED by the decision of the

Scientific Council of DNMU

dated June 25, 2018,

protocol No._8_


Put into action

by order of the rector of DNMU

dated August 06, 2018,

No._239_

 

 

REGULATION ON THE SYSTEM OF UNIVERSITY CERTIFICATION OF APPLICANTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AT DONETSK NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Liman-2018

  1. The system of university certification of applicants for higher education of the Donetsk National Medical University is designed to determine the compliance of the quality indicators of the preparation of applicants at a certain stage of medical education with the requirements of the state standard of higher education and establish a minimum level of professional competence, necessary for the successful completion of state certification.
    2. The system of university certification of applicants in  Higher education consists of: state standards of higher education regulatory documents governing the training of specialists with higher education in the specialties of “Medicine”, “Dentistry”, “Pediatrics” and “Pharmacy”.  The organizational structure of the system is formed by: administration, certification commissions of the university, department of education quality, educational department, department of technical support of educational activities, deans, university departments.
         3. University certification is a standardized diagnostic tool for the level of professional competence of university students, regardless of direction and level of studying.
    4. University certification is an integral part of control measures of the quality of the educational process that precedes the state certification of students studying in the specialties “Medicine”, “Dentistry”, “Pediatrics” and “Pharmacy”, and doctors (pharmacists) who undergo primary specialization (internship).
         5. University certification includes four separate test exams in accordance with the requirements of training specialists at educational levels.
    6.  The content of test exams of university certification is approved  annually by the first vice-rector and must comply with educational programs that are approved by the Academic Council of the university and the content of tests of the testing center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine used in the state certification of applicants for a certain level of higher education.
    7. The terms, procedure and conditions for university certification are approved by the rector of the university.
         8. University test examinations are held by certification committees, which are created on the proposal of the first vice-rector, the composition of which is approved by the rector of the university according to the uniform closed tests for the university, according to a unified methodology, with a centralized verification of the results.
         9. University certification for first-year students determines the quality of mastering of theoretical disciplines and consists of test exams in biology and histology, which in content correspond to the curriculum and programs for these disciplines in the first year.
    10. University certification for second-year students determines the quality of mastering theoretical disciplines and consists of test exams in microbiology, physiology, anatomy and biochemistry, which in content correspond to the curriculum and programs for these disciplines in the second year.
         11. University certification for third-year students determines the quality of mastering theoretical disciplines and consists of test exams in biology, histology, microbiology, physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, pathological anatomy, pathological physiology and pharmacology, which in content correspond to the curriculum and programs for these disciplines  in all three courses of study.
    12. “University certification” in 5 (dentistry, pharmacy) and 6 (medical, pediatrics, medicine) courses is an exam with professionally oriented disciplines, the content corresponds to the educational and professional training program for specialists / masters.     13. The list of academic disciplines for which “University certification” is carried out, depending on the course of study and specialty:

• Specialty “Medicine”, “Pediatrics”, “General Medicine”:
      1 course   –   medical biology, histology.
      2 course   –   physiology, microbiology, biological and bioorganic chemistry, human anatomy.
      3 course   –   pathomorphology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical biology, histology, physiology, microbiology, biological and bioorganic chemistry, human anatomy.
      6 course   –   therapeutic profile, surgical profile, pediatric profile, obstetrics and gynecology, hygienic profile.

• Specialty “Medicine”, “General Medicine” (junior specialists):
      2 course
  –   medical biology, histology, physiology, human anatomy.
      3 course   –   pathomorphology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical biology, histology, physiology, microbiology, biological and bioorganic chemistry, human anatomy.
      6 course   –   therapeutic profile, surgical profile, pediatric profile, obstetrics and gynecology, hygienic profile.

• Specialty “Dentistry”:
      1 course   –   medical biology, histology, human anatomy.
      2 course   –   physiology, microbiology, biological and bioorganic chemistry, human anatomy.
      3 course   –   pathomorphology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical biology, histology, physiology, microbiology, biological and bioorganic chemistry, human anatomy.
      5 course   –   therapeutic dentistry, surgical dentistry, orthopedic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, pediatric therapeutic dentistry, pediatric surgical dentistry, orthodontics.

• Specialty “Dentistry” (junior specialists):
2 course
  –   medical biology, histology, physiology, human anatomy, biological and bioorganic chemistry.
      3 course   –   pathomorphology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical biology, histology, physiology, microbiology, biological and bioorganic chemistry, human anatomy.
      5 course   –   therapeutic dentistry, surgical dentistry, orthopedic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, pediatric therapeutic dentistry, pediatric surgical dentistry, orthodontics.

• Specialty “Pharmacy” (full-time education):

      2 course   –   physical and colloid chemistry, pathophysiology, pharmaceutical botany, microbiology, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry
      3 course   –   physical and colloid chemistry, pharmaceutical botany, microbiology, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biological chemistry, pharmacology.
      5 course   –   pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, ATL, ZTL, OEF, MMF, clinical pharmacy.

14.
When scheduling the educational process for interns, the deadline for conducting University certification is assumed (2 weeks) no less than three weeks before passing the Krok-3 integrated license exam.
     15. The list of academic disciplines (directions of training) for which “University certification” is conducted by interns, depending on the specialty:

“General medical preparation”
General issues
     Emergency conditions
Organization of emergency assistance
Medical assistance in combat
     Therapeutic profile
     Surgical profile
     Pediatric profile
     Obstetric and gynecological profile
     Infectious profile
     Diagnostics and differential diagnostics
     Patient management
“Dentistry”
     General issues
     Primary prevention of dental diseases
     Caries
     Complications of caries
Periodontal pathology
     Pathology of the lips, tongue, oral mucosa
Inflammatory diseases of the maxillofacial region
     Defects requiring prosthetics
     Maxillofacial abnormality and deformation
     Emergency conditions
     Complications arising from dental interventions

16. Students (interns) who are not certified in the discipline (disciplines) which are included in the University certification in any  training course are not allowed to the University certification.
     17. University certification may be held in the form of computer or written testing.
     18. The task for the final test is developed by the faculty of the relevant department.
     19. The mark of the results of “University certification” is carried out by the department of quality management of the educational process.  Testing during the University certification is 100-200 minutes per group: written or computer testing.
     20. Written or computer tests are stored in the department of quality management of the educational process during the year.
     21. University certification and its duration are planned in accordance with the schedule of the educational process.
     22. Questions for University certification, criteria for assessing control tasks are brought by the teacher to the students at the beginning of the study of the discipline.  In current classes, the teacher acquaints students with samples of control tasks.
     23. Similar questions on which the University certification in academic disciplines is carried out should be in the corresponding department, can be posted on the department’s website in electronic form and issued to students upon their request.
     24. The results of the University certification are brought to students after its completion.
     25. A student who does not agree with the assessment obtained by the results of the final control has the right to appeal immediately after the announcement of the assessment.  In this case, the first vice-rector for scientific and pedagogical work appoints an appeal commission, which is obliged to consider the appeal in the presence of the student.  Repeated passing of the University certification upon appeal is not allowed.

26.
The results of passing the University certification are assessed on a two-point scale – “passed”, “did not pass” and are entered in the examination-record sheet, student’s record book and personal file.

     27. Minimum criteria for successful passing (“passed”) University certification (integrated exam):

Specialty “Medicine”, “Pediatrics”, “General Medicine”:
1 course   –   
65%
2 course   –   
70%
     3 course   –   75%
6 course   –   
75%

• Specialty “Medicine” (junior specialists):
     2 course   –   
70%
3 course   –   
75%
6 course   –   
75%

• Specialty “Dentistry”:
     1 course   –   
65%
2 course   –   
70%
3 course   –   
75%
5 course   –   
75%

• Specialty “Dentistry” (junior specialists):
2 course   –   70%
3 course   –   
75%
5 course   –   
75%

• Specialty “Pharmacy” (full-time education):
2 course   –   
70%
3 course   –   
75%
5 course   –   
75%

• Interns   –   
80%.

28. Upon successful completion of University certification, a student or intern is granted admission to the next state certification or the next stage of mastering a program of the appropriate level of education.
     29. All students (interns-doctors) who received the result “did not pass” at the University certification are allowed to repeat the University certification no more than two times before the deadline allocated to the University certification according to the schedule of the educational process.
     30. A re-certification schedule for university certification is created by the academic department and approved by the rector, or his instructions, by the first vice-rector.
     31. In case of failure to pass the University certification, the student (intern doctor) is not allowed to the  next examination session and is expelled from the university as has not completed the curriculum.
     32. A student (intern doctor) who, for respectful reason, could not attend the University certification, by permission of the dean, may draw up missed University certification at the time determined by the dean’s office, in agreement with the department of education quality control.

33. Exceptions are 3rd and 6th year students, as well as interns who must eliminate academic debt by the end of the deadline for university certification.

34. Coordination and methodological guidance in holding university certification is carried out by the administration, deans, the central methodological council of the university, certification commissions, the education quality department and the corresponding departments of the university, in their activities they are guided by the current legislation, orders of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, state standards of higher education, as well as this  Position.

Acting the first vice-rector for scientific and
pedagogical workAgreed:
I.A. Khripachenko
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine No. 1A.I.  Gerasimenko
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine No. 2P.I. Sidorenko
Acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine No. 3O.V. Rozenko
Acting Dean of the International Medical FacultyA.N.  Mukhin
Acting Dean of the Faculty of DentistryN.M.  Yakovleva
Dean of the Faculty of PharmacyA.I.  Gutorov
Legal DepartmentI.K.  Sebiskveridze
Training DepartmentA.S.  Semenov
Educational departmentI.I.  Zabolotnaya
Planning and financial departmentK.A.  Marchuk
Chairman of the student government of the
university
D.A.  Havile