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Ternopil State Medical University professor participated in the Great Teachers Seminar

In June 2018, head of TSMU Department of Pediatric Diseases and Pediatric Surgery Professor Oksana Boyarchuk trained at MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada). Participating in the training program were also faculty from other Ukrainian partners of MacEwan University: Natalia Starynska from the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and Oleksandr Avramchuk from Ukrainian Catholic University. The participants started their training with a visit to the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ). Academic year at MacEwan University runs from September to April. From April to the end Continue reading →

Joint Canadian-Ukrainian Course on Global Health took place in TSMU

On May 15-25, 2018 Ternopil State Medical University hosted a joint Canadian-Ukrainian course Global Health. This course was developed within the framework of cooperation between TSMU and MacEwan University (Edmonton, Canada). Course participants included 20 students of MacEwan University Faculty of Nursing, and 8 students of TSMU Faculty of Medicine. Leaders and developers of the course from the Canadian side were Elizabeth Burgess-Pinto, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Department of Nursing Science, and Christine Shumka, RN, MN, BScN, Nurse Educator at the Faculty of Continue reading →

Canadian expert Renata Roman gave master classes for TSMU professors and students

Recently, founder and owner of Clarkson Sports & Physio Clinic in Toronto, Canada Renata Roman made a working visit to Ternopil State Medical University. Ms. Roman is a vice president and international coordinator of the Congress of Ukrainian Canadians. She has previously visited our university giving a series of lectures on physical rehabilitation. Meeting with Ternopil State Medical University rector Professor Mykhaylo Korda, Renata Roman discussed cooperation between TSMU and University of Toronto department of medical rehabilitation, in particular the possibility of implementing an academic Continue reading →

TSMU students and guests from other countries spent eventful and fun week in International Summer Camp

Every July academic and recreational complex Chervona Kalyna of Ternopil State Medical University hosts an international summer camp for medical students. This year for the twelfth time the place was filled with the warmth of human hearts, sincere smiles and hugs. The International Student Summer Camp is one of the brightest and most beloved TSMU projects, aiming, above all, to foster friendly relationships among people of different countries and nations. This year’s camp was particularly special, since it coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Continue reading →

Colleagues from MacEwan University visited TSMU

For several years now TSMU maintained cooperation ties with Canadian MacEwan University, and within this framework a number of important projects have already been implemented. On July 21, 2017 associate professor of the Department of Nursing Elizabeth Burgess-Pinto and instructor-methodologist of the same department Christine Shumka met with rector of Ternopil State Medical University Professor Mykhaylo Korda.   During the meeting, the Canadian specialists had introduced Global Health workshop, a program they then presented on July 25 to the participants of this year’s International Student Continue reading →

Visit of Saskatchewan Polytechnic students to TSMU

During three weeks of April 29 to May 21 a group of students from Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing: Briana Bourgeault, Aleah Sakowsky, Nicole Cotterill, Melissa Grenier, and professor Marilyn Schigol visited Ternopil State Medical University. The visit took place within the framework of academic mobility program in the field of nursing and through an agreement on cooperation between the Nursing School of Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Institute of Nursing of Ternopil State Medical University. The students study psychiatric nursing. During their visit they attended classes Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University strengthens cooperation with MacEwan University, Canada

The anniversary of Ternopil State Medical University was an occasion for the visit of delegation from MacEwan University, Canada. This University has been TSMU’s partner school for the last three years. Visiting Ternopil were MacEwan’s president professor David W. Atkinson, Director of the Ukrainian Resource and Development Center Yuri Konkin, and Simulation center Manager, Consultant for development of simulation training Colette Foisy-Doll, RN, MSN, CHSE. The guests met with Ternopil State Medical University rector Professor Mykhaylo Korda. During the meeting the sides discussed prospects of Continue reading →

Canadian physical rehabilitation expert gave a lecture for TSMU instructors and students

Recently, Canadian expert Renata Roman gave a public lecture “Developing physical therapist thinking, from evaluation to intervention” in Ternopil State Medical University.  Renata Roman (PT, MCP) is the founder and owner of Clarkson Sports & Physio Clinic in Toronto. She is also vice president and international coordinator of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and teacher of the School of Rehabilitation Medicine Ukrainian Catholic University. After the lecture, Ms. Roman held a workshop “Physical therapy for shoulder joint disorders”.   Director of UCU School of rehabilitation medicine and Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University together with Canadian experts will develop nursing care guidelines

Victor Hetmanchuk, Chairman of the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) on February 24, 2017 met with rector of Ternopil State Medical University, Dr. Korda to develop areas of cooperation. In particular, the discussion focused on networking with Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario in Canada and initializing a joint project to create nursing care guidelines. Victor Hetmanchuk noted that Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario is looking for partners in Ukraine to share their knowledge and encourage nurses to fully participate in the formulation and provision of health Continue reading →