Teaching course "Paediatric surgical dentistry" during the martial law
Keywords:teaching, children's surgical dentistry, martial law, distance learning, student-centered concept, questionnaire
The system of higher education of Ukraine in general and Bogomolets National Medical University in particular underwent serious transformations, first as a result of the pandemic, and then – armed aggression and the introduction of martial law. The process of forming the professional competencies of a higher education student consists of several components: the theoretical part, mastering practical skills, independent work using educational and methodological literature, interactive methods, testing, video conferences. In the conditions of martial law, modern interactive teaching methods – lectures, videos – performance of practical skills and examination of patients with certain nosologies, description and interpretation of the results of additional methods of examination of patients become important. The proposed workbook became the main tool for monitoring students' independent work, supplemented with interactive elements – QR codes, which allows the teacher to assess the quality of the student's preparation for the lesson. At the clinical base, conditions were created for continuous safe face-to-face training of students in the shelter, which made it possible to continue classes during the "Airborne alert" signal. The full-time form of education allows the student to work directly with patients. The transition to distance education significantly changed the architecture of the educational process, especially its practical part and active real communication with the teacher and patients. To determine the quality of education and improve the organization of the educational process upon completion of the cycle, graduate students were asked to complete an anonymous survey in the form of a Google questionnaire. The results of the student survey allowed the department team to identify strengths and weaknesses in the organization of the educational process for its further improvement
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