Introduction. In medical education in recent years, there has been a transition from traditional forms of education to methods using distance learning. The new COVID-19 pandemic has changed medical education around the world. Aim of research: To show the experience of conducting an independent examination of 5th year students in the specialty "General Medicine" (GM) of Semey Medical University (MUS) in a distant format. Material and methods: An analysis of the independent examination of 584 students of 5th course who studied in 2019-2020 at the MUS was carried out: the Kazakh department - 296 students, the Russian department - 76, groups with the English language of instruction - 212. Results: The final assessment of the independent examination of the 5th year students showed that in total there are passed: 331 students (56.7%) with “excellent” mark, “good” - 213 (36.5%), “satisfactory” - 40 (6.8%). As a result, the average score for the faculty was 87.0 (B +), the quality indicator was 94%. Last year, in total passed: "excellent" - 220 students (42.0%), "good" - 280 (54.0%), "satisfactory" - 23 (4.0%), the average score in the faculty was 86,29, and the qualitative indicator is 96%. Conclusion. The results of an independent examination of 5th year students in the specialty "General Medicine" in 2019-2020 showed that the grades, which obtained in full-time education and in the distance format are almost the same, which can indirectly indicate the quality of the exam in the online format.
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Maukayeva S.B., Uzbekova S.Ye., Orazalina A.S., Nurzhanova A.E., Mussabekov M.B. Experience in conducting an independent examination in distant format // Nauka i Zdravookhranenie [Science & Healthcare]. 2021, (Vol.23) 3, pp. 118-126. doi 10.34689/SH.2021.23.3.012