TNMU hosted workshops on practical skills development

Another practical workshop for future physicians was held on November 9, 2019 at I.Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University. it was organized by Help Motherland International. The main goal of this association is to help international students to become qualified health care providers.

Help Motherland International’s mission is to create a global network of people united for the purpose of bringing positive changes and development to their home countries; implementing programs and projects to foster personal and community development; providing members of the organization with all the information and skills needed to help solve key global and national problems: health, education, environment and sustainable development, mentoring and global partnerships.

For this purpose, workshops and trainings are constantly organized, a mentoring institute functions, international teaching materials are disseminated, summer work trips are carried out with a specific mission – practical clinical assistance, textbooks on basic medical courses and preparation for state licensing exams are published.

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, TNMU students discussed the following issues and developed a number of practical skills:

– how to find a vein and make an injection using the infusion set for drug dosing;

– practical training on the administration of drugs in different types of muscles;

– subcutaneous injection;

– allergy test to certain drugs.

In Ternopil, Help Motherland International has already conducted practical seminars on dressings, limb and other body parts fixation techniques during fractures.

Next year, a series of classes on the basics of surgery, methods of catheterization of men and women, medical care for hemostasis, and many others are planned.

TNMU students and representatives of the organization express their gratitude to the Director of the Scientific and Educational Institute of Medical and Biological Problems Natalia Tkachuk for their assistance in conducting the workshop.

TNMU Press Secretary Yanina Chaikivska.

Photographs were taken from the organization’s archive.