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Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care of the NMAPE named after PL Shupyk is constantly making efforts to integrate its the educational process in the European system of education. In this framework, on 26.02.2020 was conducted the examination by the methodology of the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE).

This innovative examination was similar to the British Knowledge Assessment System and includes diverse testing of theoretical knowledge, assessment of practical skills, communication skills and psychological readiness to make decisions under the time pressure. The exam consisted of so-called "stations" where the doctor should demonstrate the most diverse aspects of his training: manipulation skills, conduction of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, etc.

At the same time, the knowledge was evaluated the at diverse stations - "Clinical pharmacology of anaesthetics, analgesics and muscle relaxants", "Diabetes mellitus and infusion", "Preoperative examination of the patient" and others. According to the results of the assessment of the knowledge of residents, the most difficult stations were: "Red button of the anaesthesiologist", "Mechanical ventilation" and "Airway management", so in the future, the department will increase the level of teaching of this practical skills.

The residents showed a high level of readiness at the stations: "Cardiopulmonary resuscitation", "Interpretation of laboratory parameters" and "Cardio station". The best results were obtained by residents: O. Efimenko (78.2%), G. Kolesnikov and O. Krekhno (77.9%), D. Kuznets (77.3%).

The Head of the Department, Professor Oleg Loskutov, at the end of the exam said that such a modern, standardized and objective method of assessing knowledge as OSCE has already shown its effectiveness and continue to be developed and improved.