Nursing Care in Saratov State Medical University named after V.I. Razumovsky
Higher School of Nursing Education
Olga Aleshkina, Director
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Accreditation. State accreditation (Certificate № 2943 of November 14, 2018). Professional-public accreditation (the Medical League, Certificate № 034/19 of December 20, 2019).
Awards and achievements. The higher school participated in the project of the National Accreditation Agency “Improvement and implementation of the model of independent evaluation of student training quality at educational institutions of higher education.”
More than 3,000 specialists, including 500 from the former USSR countries, have been trained. Graduates work in the regions of Russia and abroad as chief specialists of the nursing service. Students participate in international and all-Russian professional skills
competitions (Olympiads) and become prize-winners. The educational program of the second degree of higher nursing education – Master’s program in Nursing Care Management has been prepared and approved.
Teaching staff. Training is provided at 27 departments in 51 disciplines, and five educational internships and six work placements are undertaken. Students are trained by 75 teachers, including 58 Candidates or Doctors of Sciences (77%) and eight employees from among heads and employees of specialized enterprises and organizations.
Facilities and resources include laboratory equipment, computer classrooms of the departments, the SSMU Internet center, a computer hall of the SSMU research library with internet access. All students are provided with study materials and access to the Student’s
Consultant electronic library system and individual access to the SSMU electronic educational portal that contains key teaching and learning materials.
Education. Students do practical training using simulation technologies, which allows graduates to perform their duties in the workplace confidently. Elements of distance learning technologies, case technologies, business games, modern e-learning resources are
widely used. Students undertake work placements at the SSMU clinical facilities that have specialized divisions.
Research. The key areas are improvement of nursing care specialists’ activity as one of the development areas of healthcare of the Russian Federation; health protection practices of mid-level health providers in high-risk wards.
Competitive advantages. The program complies with the international training standard for mid-level health providers. There is an opportunity to carry out teaching and research activities.
Employers and employment. Graduates carry out professional activities as nurses, charge (desk) nurses, surgical dressers, emergency nurses, treatment nurses, nurse receptionists, district nurses, medical records administrators. In 2021, ten graduates of Higher School of Nursing Education were sent to their places of employment, and six of them have an official confirmation.