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Faculty of Postgraduate Education organized in 1955. Today the structure and volume of the faculty rank third among institutions of postgraduate education after Kiev and Kharkov medical academies of postgraduate education. It is composed of three divisions: internship (primary specialization) unit training and retraining and self-supporting department. The faculties are 23 departments and 14 courses with branches 6 departments have branches in Lutsk; Department of Rehabilitation and Alternative Medicine has a branch in centers. Departments are based clinics 8 regional, 9 Clinical diversified and specialized health care facilities and 4 regional medical centers Lviv Hospital Lviv railway, 5 regional and city clinical hospital Lutsk. 2 sanatoriums and spa hospital Truskavets.

The faculties are professors and 38 doctors and 196 candidates, including 118 professors. Among the professors teaching faculty has 2 Honored Science and Technology, Honored Three high school, 2 members of the Academy of Higher Education, 5 full members of the other branch academies, 6 Honored doctors of Ukraine.

The main tasks of the faculty in the field of education are:

  • primary specialization graduates of medical (pharmaceutical) educational institutions III-IV accreditation internship;
  • receiving doctor or pharmacist educational qualification level  professional Master of Medicine (pharmacy) during the internship with a certain specialization;
  • retraining doctor (pharmacist) – Specialist awarded the title of doctor (pharmacist) – second degree in the specialty (secondary specialization);
  • training of physicians (pharmacists) through cycles of thematic improvement cycles;
  • training of physicians (pharmacists) who had a break in their practical activity or fails qualified;
  • assisting authorities and healthcare in activities of continuing postgraduate education.

The primary specialization in internship carried out in 25 specialties, training and retraining of specialists – in 73 specialties. Enrollment of students in all cycles in 2005 amounted to 9582 people, including internship – 1084, on cycles of specialization (training) – 556, in the course of Advanced Training – 1935.

During 2000-2005. Departments on the instructions MH Ukraine produced 17 standardized curriculum and benchmark test programs with 5 specialties.

Faculty departments and courses conducted considerable work on the development and publication of educational-methodical materials for interns and students. During 2000-2005. At the Faculty prepared and published: textbooks – 14 textbooks – 64, the term logical vocabulary – 6; 90 guidelines to lectures, teaching materials for workshops and seminars, including the Ministry of Health approved CMC Ukraine – 26.

Departments covering 17 specialties of medicine and pharmacy. 14 departments have their scientific and pedagogical school, which trained 58 doctors and 268 candidates.

During 2000-2005. At faculty were protected 9 doctoral theses. Graduate students defended 21 candidate dissertations, faculty staff – 24 applicants and practicing doctors – 6. During the same period, prepared by 39 expert education levels “master of medicine/pharmacy.”

The results of the research results work during 2000-2005. 86 departments proposed methods of diagnosis, 94 and 35 treatments methods of preventing various diseases. Received 45 patents and licenses inventions. For three years published 33 books (12 of them approved by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine). In scientific journals and collections published about 450 articles and 600 abstracts of scientific papers, including 58 international editions and 146, respectively.

Department staff cooperates with foreign partners. Members of European or international associations or societies and their executive committees have 22 research and teaching staff faculty.  Training and retraining and self-supporting department. The faculties are 23 departments and 14 courses with branches 6 departments have branches in Lutsk.; Department of Rehabilitation and Alternative Medicine has a branch in centers. Departments are based clinics 8 regional 9 Clinical diversified and specialized health care facilities and 4 regional medical centers Lviv Hospital Lviv railway, 5 regional and city clinical hospital Lutsk. 2 sanatoriums and spa hospital Truskavets.

The faculties are professors and 38 doctors and 196 candidates, including 118 professors. Among the professors teaching faculty has 2 Honored Science and Technology, Honored Three high school, 2 members of the Academy of Higher Education, 5 full members of the other branch academies, 6 Honored doctors of Ukraine.