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Faculty of Post Graduate Education

skripnikDean of the Faculty: Skripnik Igor M., Professor


The faculty of postgraduate education was created by order of the Rector of Poltava State Medical Stomatological Institute № 236 from 02.08.1993, with a view to further improvement of postgraduate education, in-depth training doctors to perform their professional duties.

The faculty of postgraduate education decides issues of postgraduate education and continuing professional development through the deepening, expansion and updating of professional knowledge, skills and other specialty or a possession-based educational qualification and practical experience.

Postgraduate education of physicians in the Ukrainian Medical Stomatological/Dental Academy (UMSA) carried out in accordance by the orders of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine № 291 of 19.09.1996, № 359 from 19.12.1997, № 98 of 01.03.2005, № 621 of 21.11.2005, № 793 from 10.12 .2007, and others. It includes training for doctors in internship, master's degree, residency, improving content and certification courses, specialization courses, information and training.

The teaching process is carried out on 5 Department of the Faculty of Postgraduate Education:
  • Department of General Practice - Family Medicine (chair - Professor. Zhdan V.M.)
  • Department of postgraduate education of medical practitioners (chair - Professor. Skripnik I.M.)
  • Department of Postgraduate Education of dentists (Head of Department - Prof. Skrypnikov P.M.)
  • Department of postgraduate education of dentists, orthopedists (Head of Department - Prof. Nidzelskyy Shuleshko)
  • Department of Orthodontics and postgraduate education of doctors, orthodontists (Head of Department - Prof. Kuroyedova E)

and 23 Department of Medical and dental schools are also conducting training of students.

Areas of faculty:

Primary specialization (internship).
During the passage of graduates in higher educational institutions III-IV accreditation enhancing their practical training, vocational readiness for independent medical practice. After the internship graduates receive a certificate form, which gives the right to medical practice.

Education in full-time internship at the base of the chairs under orders of the Health Ministry of Ukraine № 621 from 21.11.2005, the number and 793 of 10.12.2007 was held the following specialties:



Duration of 
the internship

Duration of education and training (months)
1-st year 2-nd year 3-rd year
in the department based training in the department based training in the department based training
Obstetrics and Gynecology 3 6 5 4 7 2 9
Anesthesiology and Intensive Care 2 6 5 6 5    
Internal Diseases 2 6 5 5 6    
Dermatovenereology 1,5 6 5 2 4    
General practice / family medicine 2 6 5 4 7    
Infectious diseases 1,5 6 5 4 2    
Clinical Oncology 1,5 6 5 3 3    
Medical emergency conditions 1,5 6 5 3 3    
Neurology 1,5 6 5 4 2    
Orthopedics and Traumatology 2 6 5 5 6    
Toxicology 2 6 5 6 5    
Ophthalmology 2 6 5 5 6    
Exclusions 1 6 5        
Pediatrics 2 6 5 5 6    
Psychiatry 1,5 6 5 3 3    
Pulmonology and phthisiology 1,5 7 4 3 3    
Dentistry 2 5 6 3 8    
Urology 2 6 5 4 7    
Surgery 3 6 5 4 7 2 9

During the period of 1975 to 2009 Ukrainian Medical Stomatological/Dental Academy (UMSA) has trained 2980 doctors and 5287 dentists as specialists in the different fields.

According to the order Ministry of Health of Ukraine from 12.12.94 № 303, the training of physicians in internship is based on the branch of the departments of Ukrainian Medical Stomatological/Dental Academy, organized in Chernigiv, Kremenchuk, Mirgorod and at other placesin these fields: "Dentistry, General Practice - Family Medicine , internal medicine, ophthalmology. Opened a branch of the department of postgraduate education of medical practitioners in Mirgorod the Study of balneology and rehabilitation of internal diseases medical interns in the field of general practice - family medicine, internal medicine "can significantly improve the quality of training of future specialists.

The faculty of postgraduate education in conjunction with the Department of Health Poltava Regional State Administration regularly certified clinical bases of the correspondence training of physicians in internship. The basic institutions of the internship approved 87 medical facilities in the region, 249 practice managers. In order to optimize the educational process in internship 2 times a year organized regional seminars for heads of basic medical facilities and within a year seminars for relevant specialties.

Every year in June, the month is the final scientific conference "Current problems of clinical medicine, presenting the results of scientific studies medical interns, clinical residents and undergraduates.

Secondary specialty:

  • Cycles are secondary specializations in the following specialties:
  • Therapies (5 months).
  • General Practice - Family Medicine (6 months).
  • Endocrinology (3 months).
  • Dentistry (3 months).
  • Dental Therapeutic (2 months).
  • Dental surgery (4 months).
  • Dentistry for children (3 months).
  • Orthopedic Dentistry (4 months).
  • Orthodontics (3 months).

Pre-series (duration - 1 month.) conducted according to the order Ministry of Health of Ukraine from 19.12.1997, № 359 "On further improvement of the certification of physicians' recommendations for confirmation or assigning categories of medical qualification in the following specialties:

  • Therapy
  • General Practice - Family Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Dermatovenereology
  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatology
  • Neurology
  • Dentistry
  • Dental therapeutic
  • Dental surgery
  • Children's Dentistry
  • Dentistry Orthopedic
  • Orthodontics

After cycles of physician receives the document form (in accordance with orders MH of Ukraine from 18.05.1994 № 73 «On approval of Regulations on examinations at the pre-cycle»; № 359 dated 19.12.1997 «On further improvement of qualification of doctors»).

Thematic cycles are carried out to improve on the bases of the central district and city hospitals in the region to reach a significant contingent of doctors, which combine training with work on the ground. Thus teachers of the department have the opportunity in the workplace doctor to give recommendations about screening, dyfdiahnostyky and treatment, and sometimes to demonstration of required technology, especially dentists. From 1991 to 2009 to improve the courses trained 13,503 doctors.

The faculty of postgraduate education administration:

Skrypnyk Igor, Dean of the Faculty, MD, Professor. Head of the department of postgraduate education of medical practitioners.

Alla V. Marchenko, Deputy Dean, MD, associate professor. Associate Professor of Therapeutic Stomatology

Shylkina Lyudmila, Deputy Dean, MD, associate professor. Assistant professor of general practice - family medicine.

Davydenko N. Hanna, Deputy Dean, MD, associate professor. Assistant professor of postgraduate education of dentists, orthopedists.

Kotova Ekaterina  - Senior Inspector Dean
Horzhuy Victoria - Inspector Dean
Bocharenko Olga - operator
Latyshko Maria - Inspector Dean