Peculiarities of profiling and problems of teaching biological and bioorganic chemistry for students studying under the educational and professional program "Pediatrics"


specialized teaching
age biochemistry
quality of medical education

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Omelchenko, A., BiletsМ., & Mykytenko, A. (2023). Peculiarities of profiling and problems of teaching biological and bioorganic chemistry for students studying under the educational and professional program "Pediatrics". Inter Collegas, 10(2), 58-62.


Background. The methodical article covers to problematic issues of higher education in general, and medical education in particular, as well as specialized teaching of biological and bioorganic chemistry in medical institutions of higher education, for students studying in the specialty "Pediatrics" and the importance of mastering the relevant skills and abilities taking into account the chosen specialization in the field of medicine.

The aim of the study was to analyze, systematize and develop general approaches to the further improvement of specialized educational materials in biological and bioorganic chemistry for level 2 (master’s degree) students majoring in specialty 228 "Pediatrics".

Materials and Methods. General scientific research methods, namely analysis and synthesis were used. Scientific literature, educational programs and normative documents of higher medical education were investigated. Bibliosemantic method and system analysis method were used.

Results. The issues of professional competence formation of future doctors studying under the educational and professional program (EPP) "Pediatrics" were considered, taking into account the age characteristics of metabolic processes and regulation of biochemical processes. The problems and relevance of the level of formation of the professional competence of teachers of medical institutions of higher education and its development in our time, taking into account the socio-economic and political situation and the ongoing russian aggression, were discussed. The effectiveness of the profiling process largely depends on the creation of optimal methods of learning, which include the preparation of profiled EPPs, work programs of educational disciplines and syllabuses created on their basis. Owing to the study of issues of age-related biochemistry, peculiarities of biochemical processes in childhood, students’ motivation to learn the educational material increases and a stable interest in the chosen profession is formed.

Conclusions. One of the tasks for the integration of the higher school into the European educational space is to increase the level of competence of pediatricians studying by EPP "Pediatrics" from the point of view of the teaching staff’s mastery of innovative teaching methods and readiness for their implementation in the pedagogical process due to profiling of various sciences for their more thorough study.

Keywords: specialized teaching, age biochemistry, pediatrics, quality of medical education.


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