Dykhno Y.A. From the experience of the practical training on oncology with the sixth year students. Head and neck. Russian Journal. 2023;11(4):69–72

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25792/HN.2023.11.4.69-72


Abstract. The issues of future doctors’ training in early diagnosis of oncological diseases in the post-covid period are considered. The еducation program, according to the Federal State Standard of Higher Education in the specialty 31.05.01 «Oncology, radiation therapy» included 104 hours, of which 38 lectures and 66 hours of contact work of students with educator . To control the learning process the educator assessed the systematic theoretical knowledge of students through testing and seminar; during the supervision of patients the communicativeness and professional competences were evaluated. By the method of anonymous questionnaire of students at the incoming control at the first lesson were revealed difficulties at the supervision of the patient in communication (when collecting complaints, anamnesis of life, disease) and professional competence at examination of the patient (conducting and analysis of results of physical, instrumental examination and differential diagnosis of cancer and non-oncological diseases, stating the diagnosis, choosing the treatment plan). As a correction and support to the students was offered the author’s algorithm of patient care. The results of final control at the last lesson using the anonymous questionnaire of students showed that carrying out practical training according to the proposed algorithm allowed to increase students’ communicativeness from 24% to 72% and professional competence from 36% to 85%.

Key words: testing, patient care, communicativeness, professional competences

Conflicts of interest. The author have no conflicts of interest to declare.

Funding. There was no funding for this study

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