Medical education is a flexible education system focused on the needs of society and scientific achievements. The training of a doctor takes place throughout life, so it is important to create a strong basis for the accumulation of knowledge and experience. When developing educational programs, it is necessary to adhere to a competency-based approach, which is the key to successful training of a qualified and professional specialist. At the same time, professionalism is a core competence that all graduates must achieve. In the article, we shared our experience in developing and implementing an educational program to develop professionalism among residents of the family medicine. It was important for us to disclose the key attributes of professionalism in the training program, which, in addition to good clinical knowledge and skills, include such qualities of a professional as honesty, responsibility, reliability, accountability and the ability to maintain an appropriate balance between the duties of caring for the patient and personal obligations. Here, we have detailed the learning outcomes and teaching methods of professionalism educational program. In the present study, the P-MEX (Professionalism Mini Evaluation Exercise) was used as an instrument for the first time, which was translated into Kazakh, passed a pilot study, demonstrating good reliability and validity.
Nurgul A. Abenova1, Lyazzat M. Zhamaliyeva1, Gulbakit K. Koshmaganbetova1, Gaukhar S. Dilmagambetova1, Inkarа E. Yesengalieva1, Akbayan U. Imanbayeva1, 1 NСJSC «West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov Medical University», Aktobe city, Republic of Kazakhstan.
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Abenova N.A., Zhamaliyeva L.M., Koshmaganbetova G.K., Dilmagambetova G.S., Yesengalieva I.E., Imanbayeva A.U. Development Professionalism in medical education – the experience of the West Kazakhstan Medical University // Nauka i Zdravookhranenie [Science & Healthcare]. 2023, (Vol.25) 2, pp. 270-277. doi 10.34689/SH.2023.25.2.034

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