History of the Department
Employees of the department in conjunction with specialists from Ukrainian Military Medical Academy and the Ukrainian Research Center of emergency medical care and disaster medicine published 4 textbooks and 7 manuals approved by the Central methodical cabinet Ukraine. The authors and co-authors of these books have become members of the department Yuriy Balaban, Igor Herasymiv, Arsen Hudyma, Vasily Demianenko, Victor Lototsky Igor Mysula Constantine Pashko, Mykola Yaroshenko.
At the heart of the educational process at the Department is practically oriented training. It plays a key role in learning and help students tactical medicine. In both cases studied technology assistance that meet the standards of the European Council and resuscitation protocol TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care).
The primary was equipping training rooms and dummy mannequins to practice skills. Currently, both courses feature a 60%.
Practical training takes the form of playing scenarios - simulated real situations in which a delay occurs sudden circulatory or other emergency conditions. Thus some students play the role of victims, the wounded, the others - medical rescuers, paramedics.
At present every practical task list includes equipment, scenarios and methods of their reproduction. All teachers of the department at meetings, seminars, master this form of work with students. Experience has shown that such classes like students, they acquire practical skills in situations that are close to reality.
Of great importance in the quality of the educational process is given to training teaching staff. In November 2008 the Department held a one-day course Immediate Life Support - Emergency resuscitation), and in 2010 - Advanced Life Support - Qualified events organized by the Polish Resuscitation Council resuscitation. Almost all teachers are instructors premedical and tactical medicine.
Ahead of the department difficult work of developing and implementing a new curriculum for emergency and urgent medical care in the context of Ukraine in a system of emergency medical care. It acquirement of new educational technologies, working out of the standard equipment of the department, training scenarios to each class, the organization of Advanced Training teachers of other universities on teaching urgent and emergency care. In the future - the creation of university ambulance stations where students under the guidance of the teacher will be able to go on around the clock calls to residents Ternopil to update knowledge and skills obtained at the department.
Significant improvement will take to prepare students for the program of reserve officers. The department develops new premises on the territory of "Chervona Kalyna" which would allow most practical exercises to refocus on the study in the field. The department receives bus transportation for students deploys new classrooms, places military sanitary equipment in specially constructed hangar, which will be trained in various weather conditions and contribute to the deepening of learning and practical skills.