The students and professors of MU – Varna will participate in an All-Russian Student Olympiad in Practical Medical Training - Golden MedSkil,l organized by I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. The event will take place on 1st of April 2015 in the Teaching Virtual Hospital of the university.
Prof. Nikola Kolev, Head of the Department of General and Operative Surgery will lead the team of MU – Varna, presented by four students of medicine and one student of nursing. He we will also take part in the jury. Prof. Dr. Viliyan Platikanov, Head of the Department of Anesthesiology, Emergency, Intensive and Marine Medicine and Assoc. Prof. Branimir Kanazirev from the Department of Propedeutics of Internal Diseases will also advise and support the team. The professors will take the opportunity to get acquainted with the Simulation center of the Moscow University which is one of the biggest and most modern of its kind.
The Olympiad will include teams' presentations; role plays simulating clinical cases ("RealTimeSkill"); nursing skills ("NurseSkill"); emergency care skills ("UrgentSkill"); cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills ("ResuscitationSkill"); interpretation of laboratory results ("LabSkill"); interpretation of X-ray patterns ("Х-RaySkill"); registration and interpretation of ECG ("ECGSkill"); work-with-a-patient skills. The programme of the Olympiad includes expert courses conducted by leading specialists in emergency help.
This initiative takes the partnership within the Agreement for bilateral academic collaboration between Medical University - Varna and I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University to a new phase which covers not only the traditional summer internships at the university hospitals, but also the collaborative events of the Students' Councils, joint participation in scientific conferences and developments as well as the scientific and practical exchange.