On November 10, the staff and residents of the Department of Hospital Therapy and Emergency Medical Care of the Ural State Medical University and the administration of the Yekaterinburg Ambulance Station named after V.F. Kapinos met with representatives of the St. Catherine Foundation. This year, for the first time at the Department of Hospital Therapy and Emergency Medical Aid, a recruitment of residents for training in the specialty “Emergency Medical Services” (EMS) was carried out. This is a joint project of the Ministry of Health of the Sverdlovsk Region, the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education of the USMU of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the Yekaterinburg Ambulance Station named after V.F. Kapinos and the founders of the St. Catherine Foundation, who took part of the financial costs for training young professional personnel.
“Today in the Sverdlovsk region the personnel issue is acute. We already need about 26 doctors. I am very glad that we had such a significant event, and we reopened the residency. And the first set – ten people – has already started training. Doctors have always been needed in an ambulance and will be needed. We hope that next year, together with the St. Catherine’s Foundation, we will be able to increase the number of students,” says the chief physician of the Ambulance Station named after Kapinosa Igor Pushkarev.
“In Russia, the ambulance service is a universally significant, massive, integral part of the primary link of the health care system. EMS is a multidisciplinary specialty, where you need to know the issues of therapy, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, disaster medicine, anesthesiology and resuscitation, traumatology, pediatrics, health basics, toxicology, neurology, infectious diseases and other aspects of emergency and emergency care, in this regard, this the specialty plays a paramount social role among the population and is in demand ”, – shared the professor of the Department of Hospital Therapy and Emergency Medical Aid of the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education USMU of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Doctor of Medical Sciences Lyudmila Sokolova.
“A two-year residency implies a richer and more complete training. In addition to emergency medical care, the basic part of the program includes disciplines such as public health and health care, pedagogy, emergency medicine, pathology, quite a lot of hours are devoted to industrial practice, which will help students acquire the necessary professional skills and abilities, “- emphasized the assistant professor of the hospital therapy and emergency medical service of the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education USMU of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Candidate of Medical Sciences Dilyara Khusainova.
“It is not uncommon for senior students to start their career in the ambulance service while studying at a university and receive a unique practical experience. Training in residency will allow training highly qualified specialists with knowledge and skills in several areas of medicine at once. The events of the past two years have shown everyone how important the ambulance service is. Being in constant contact with the city station, the founders of the St. Catherine Foundation understand the importance and necessity of providing assistance in the training of future doctors,” commented the director of the St. Catherine Foundation Alexander Andreev on the decision to co-finance residency training.