Topic number
1 . 2011



Вторая общероссийская конференция с международным участием «Медицинское образование–2011» г. Москва, 21–22 апреля 2011 г.


Конференция IAMSE–2011 (International Association of Medical Science Educators) г. Санкт-Петербург, Университет Южной Флориды, штат Флорида (США), 18–21 июня, 2011 г.


VIII Азиатско-Тихоокеанская конференция по медицинскому образованию


Всероссийская конференция «Инновационно-образовательные технологии и эффективная организация учебного процесса в медицинском вузе»


A comparative evaluation of the effect of internet-based CME delivery format on satisfaction, knowledge and confidence


Internet-based medical education: a realist review of what works, for whom and in what circumstances


Medical students’ use of Facebook to support learning: Insights from 4 case studies


How to configure blended problem based learning – Results of a randomized trial


eLearning to enhance physician patient communication: A pilot test of «» and «WebEncounter» in teaching bad news delivery


About the new criteria for evaluation of Russian academic and university medical science


The paper discusses a new model of research work financing in Russia. Bibliometric indices of scientific activities of research institutes and scientific groups are taken into account. The distinctive features of Russian medical researches landscape are pointed out. The ability of global medical community to have access to Russian segment of medical research is appraised. The paper presents international ratings of research and medical bodies of Russia. The authors give recommendations on better availability of Russian publications on the issues of medicine and health care.

Main theme

Review of eLearning technologies for medical education


Allegations that technologies can completely transform teaching process are not new. They were advanced whenever new communication technologies including radio, cinema and television were introduced. According to recently advanced views computers and Internet can completely change teaching process and make the role of teachers in formal education unnecessary. Such effusive claims are met with criticism and calls to resume traditional form of education. The aim of the paper is to help those who are interested in eLearning use and would like to make decisions on new technologies introduction using the best international experience and evidence based studies.

Information and communicative environment in the system of continuing professional development of medical staff


The paper describes the term information-communicative environment as the complex of conditions providing the user with interactive means of information and communicative technologies (ICT) to work with information resources. The possibility of using ICT in the system of continuous professional development of medical personnel is considered.

Electronic library system for medical education


One of the mandatory standard requirements is the presence of electronic libraries with definite parameters in universities. The subject is especially topical for medical education due to its specific nature. The paper studies the history of the subject, its technical and legal aspects and analyzes the origin and significance of the term «electronic library system» (ELS) as well as options of ELS creation and use. The paper also evaluates the present day situation in ELS market and outlook for its development in the sphere of medical education.

Electronic educational and methodological complex of discipline as a means to improve educational and methodical support of the educational process of medical school


The paper dwells on the issues

of elaboration and introduction

of electronic teaching-methodical

complex of subjects in Krasnoyarsk State

Medical University, its advantages

and the way it effects teaching-methodical

provision of education process.

Professional Development

The outlook for the development of higher nursing education in Russia


The paper analyses the present day situation in the field of higher nursing education in Russia. The causes necessitating changes in the system

of higher nursing education are elicited. The paper draws readers’ attention to the foreign system of bachelor-nurses’education. The up-to-date model

of medical bachelor-nurses’ training in this country is presented and substantiated. The authors define the main types and objectives of their professional activities. The presented model of higher nursing education will help future bachelor-nurses to get positions specified by the present day standard-legal base.

Continuing professional development: continuing to learn and develop (edited by Z.Z. Balkizov)


As medical practitioners «grow and

develop» in their postgraduate careers

it is appropriate that their learning

of the art follows the same pattern.

As the frontiers of medicine progress

inexorably and rapidly forward,

and the receptive public becomes more

aware of their medical rights and needs,

there has never been a more important

time for practitioners to review their

postgraduate learning. Gone must be

the days of lunch-time postgraduate

meetings of informal discussion

of a new medication: gone are the days

of a colleague enthusiastically presenting

an interesting but often removed from

commonality case. In its place has arrived

a requirement to structure postgraduate

learning in a more purposeful, appropriate

and needs driven manner.

This article considers some

of the theory that underlies the change

from Continuing Medical Education

(CME) to Continuing Professional

Development (CPD), the evidence

for its effectiveness, and the ways

in which CPD interacts with the processes

of appraisal and assessment of medical


Healthy Life Style

Scientific rationale of evaluation criteria of higher professional education for the title «A university of healthy lifestyles»


On the basis of experts’ opinion resulting from their knowledge, experience, and intuition, strictly observing rules and methods of examination, processing and analysis of data expert evaluation method helped to base evaluation criteria of a higher professional education institution for obtaining the title «A university of healthy lifestyles» and to define their rating according to obtained points. Besides, indicators characterizing each criterion and expressed in points were defined. Scientifically based recommendations on evaluation criteria of a higher professional education institution for the title «A university of healthy lifestyles» were worked out according to the results of the study. These recommendations will make it possible to rate universities according to the degree they use them in their activities. The criteria can be used as an instrument for the development of health oriented activities improving teachers’ and students’ health.

Methodology of health culture forming of medical students as a future doctors

The health culture forming for young people is a most important problem nowadays. The analysis of the main reasons of lack of professional competence among medical students has revealed that the majority of students have a poor health attitude. To improve the situation a new technology is needed. This article demonstrates the methodology of health culture forming among medical students exploiting in the Volgograd State Medical University.

Educational Technologies

Analysis of the problem of formation of generalized experimental skills of the students’ medical school


The article reveals the following concepts:

generalized experimental skills, expertise

and competence. The role of generalized

skills in forming competencies,

the results of research-level of formation

of experimental skills, the stages of natural

science thinking, motivation to master

the skills of the experimental students

a course of Omsk State Medical Academy,

the results survey of teachers

of the Omsk and Chelyabinsk State

Medical Academies.


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Balkizov Zalim Zamirovich
Secretary General of the Russian Society of Medical Education Specialists, Director of the Institute of Training of Medical Education Specialists of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education, 125993, Moscow, Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Vocational Education and Educational Technologies of the N.I. Pirogov RNIMU of the MOH of Russia, CEO of GEOTAR-Med, Advisor President of the National Medical Chamber, Moscow, Russian Federation

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