Monthly Archives: January 2021

MEDHUNTQUIZ-2021 by TNMU Students from Ghana

The students of Ternopil National Medical University are active and positive. Even in quarantine, they find an opportunity to spend a useful and interesting time. On the initiative of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), a medical quiz was held on January 23, 2021 in TNMU. It was prepared by representatives of the education department of this association with the support of Associate Professor Olena Pokryshko, the Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Work and Cultural Development. Eight students of different years of Continue reading →

Kranj Ashvinbhai Gosai says: “Timely support to others is really important!”

A mentor, first of all, is an insider, that is, not just a person who has some theoretical knowledge, but who has passed the same way as his mentee does. The mentor can tell you about possible mistakes or difficulties, and how to avoid them or get ready for it. It helps the beginners develop faster, focus on the main goals, be more successful. In our case, mentors support the first-year students to better adjust to university studies, guide through the universities opportunities opened for Continue reading →

A Unique Virtual Learning Class has been Launched at TNMU

On January 15, 2021, a virtual education class has been launched in Ternopil National Medical University. It is equipped with special 3-D glasses – twelve Google Daydream and three Oculus Quest. The latest devices benefit students to examine in detail the various anatomical models in the 3-D dimension, to model surgical interventions and various clinical situations in the virtual reality. The class also has powerful specialized up-to-date computers that provide support for relevant software products and operation of the entire network. This learning space is Continue reading →

TNMU Mentor Project Helps International Students to Better Adjust to a New Way of Life

Mentoring programs are available in all European universities to help freshmen adjust to the learning process and harmoniously integrate into the student family. They take special care of international students. For example, in German universities there are volunteer projects Buddy Programm (“buddy” means “a friend”). Any student can become a mentor from the third year of study. The mentor helps to adjust to the new place, understand how the university works, and quickly get used to the new environment. Mentors help with finding housing, filling Continue reading →

TNMU Students from Ghana Organized an Online Meeting with University Alumni

The students of Ternopil National Medical University, like all future doctors in the world, study hard persistently. During the studies, they find time for communication, self-motivation, self-development and meetings. Through the quarantine, the representatives of the Ghana Students Association organized a virtual communication with all members of the fellowship and those who recently graduated from TNMU and work as doctors now. Professor Petro Selskyi, the Dean of the International Students Faculty, and Associate Professor Olena Pokryshko, Deputy Director of the Centre for Educational Work and Continue reading →

The Laboratory for Clinical Skills Development has been Being Set Up in TNMU

The Laboratory for Clinical Skills Development has been being set up in Ternopil National Medical University within the Ukrainian-Swiss project “Development of Medical Education”. In the last days of 2020, the coordinators of this program transferred to TNMU medical equipment necessary for this laboratory. All this is being set up in previously repaired special premises of the Center for Medical Simulation of our university. The Ukrainian-Swiss project provided the university with basic equipment to help practice most of the practical skills performed by a family Continue reading →

A New Student Project MedGRADiENT has been Initiated inTNMU

Ternopil National Medical University is not just a higher education institution, but also a place for personal development of each student.  During a study there, students have the opportunity to develop their skills  in science, volunteering, and leadership.  The TNMU administration provides comprehensive support for student initiatives.  Nowadays, a new educational project MedGRADiENT has been initiated by international students in TNMU and acquired university status. It was launched at the beginning of the lockdown in 2020 by the team of enthusiasts who seek to motivate Continue reading →

Within the Ukrainian-Swiss Project “Development of Medical Education” TNMU Teachers are Facilitators of Peer Groups

From October 12 to December 27, 2020, within the Ukrainian-Swiss Project “Development of Medical Education” a distance training course for facilitators of peer groups took place. The teachers of Ternopil National Medical University Oksana Sydorenko, Sofia Husak, Iryna Borovyk and Natalia Haliiash took part in it. Peer groups in institutions of higher medical education are the centers for teachers who strive for higher quality medical education and are constantly developing their teaching skills. These centres provide opportunities for professional progress and skills development. They are Continue reading →