Model for assessing competences of medical universities students on the example of the specialty «Pharmacy»


T.A. Oleynikova, A.I. Ovod, N.B. Dremova, V.O. Ulyanov
Kursk State Medical University, 3, Karl Marx str., Kursk, 305041, Russian Federation

Introduction. The modern pharmaceutical market is in dire need of qualified specialists in the field of scientific, marketing research, production, control and supervision, state registration, wholesale and retail sales of medicines. Pharmaceutical practice is an applied activity that requires students to have scientific and practical experience and a higher level of involvement in working with real cases and situations. To achieve the intended professional outcomes, the university must provide a direct link between the competencies and the learning strategies offered in the curriculum. To ensure that graduates improve their critical thinking and more active participation in the educational process, teachers implementing pharmaceutical programs must carefully choose their teaching and assessment methods. Objective: the formation and description of a model for assessing the competencies of students of medical universities on the example of the specialty "Pharmacy". Material and methods: sources of scientific literature on the development and application of educational technologies, methods for assessing the competencies of students in medical education; methodological materials for the educational program "Pharmacy". To achieve this goal, analytical research methods were used: management (analysis, planning) and systematization (generalization, identification, classification). Results. Based on the results of the study, a model for assessing students in relation to the training of pharmaceutical specialists has been developed, which answers five questions: why, what, how, who and when should evaluate students' competencies. Conclusion. Today, the educational competencies of pharmaceutical specialists are dynamic and their renewal is a continuous process. In this regard, educational organizations need to respond in a timely manner to the challenges of the pharmaceutical labor market in terms of the correspondence of the formed knowledge, skills and abilities to its requirements, as well as change approaches to assessing the competencies of students. As a result, this helps to ensure the achievement of the desired learning outcomes and increase the personal effectiveness of graduates in their professional activities.

student assessment model
educational technologies
assessment methods and tools
pharmaceutical education.

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