On the second day of YAK IV (October 17, 2019), the first and second rounds of the Simulation Olympiad were held, with 8 teams from different cities of Ukraine.

Before the beginning of the Olympiad, Professor, Head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the NMAPE named after P.L. Shupyk Oleg Loskutov, who emphasized the importance and necessity of conducting such competitions for professional improvement of doctors. Associate Professor Dmytro Dziuba introduced the participants of the competition, and the Olympiad moderator Irina Rybinkina (UK) wished the teams success and announced the main criteria by which the tasks will be evaluated. As a result of the first two rounds, the teams of Kyiv and Dnipro came to the final part of the competition. Such simulation competitions meet the requirements of European and world postgraduate medical education