Postgraduate training of physicians in the specialty «General medical practice (family medicine)» should provide mandatory training for family physicians mastering scientific principles of infectious disease, clinical manifestations of infectious diseases and their diagnosis, epidemiological characteristics, skills, organization and implementation of anti-epidemic measures in the foci of infection preventive work among the population served.
The leading role in organizing and implementing the educational process in this direction should be given to the departments of general practice postgraduate education departments medical schools with mandatory separate organization of thematic improvement on the cycle of doctors «Questions Epidemic prevention work in general practice». The program theme this cycle should be designed to meet the requirements of the educational standard (general practitioner intended to provide benefits in various medical specialties only in the first volume of medical care) and in amounts not less than 80 hours. Lectures and seminars must include a review of the epidemiological characteristics, main clinical manifestations, current diagnostic and treatment methods, modern complexes prevention programs and special events in infectious diseases, provided educational standards: airborne, children, intestine, particularly dangerous (quarantine) and wound infections, intestinal infestations, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis and AIDS. Particular emphasis in the curriculum of the cycle should be given the mastery of learner knowledge and skills to the organization of the family doctor to prevent mass infection in identifying the source of infection. Particular attention should be paid to addressing the issues of organizing and conducting immunization of adults and children on the basis of the national immunization calendar.
In the implementation of the curriculum should be involved in the thematic cycle leading specialists of the faculty medical school and institutions of practical public health (tuberculosis dispensary, infectious clinical departments of hospitals and clinics). Therefore, students will have the opportunity to learn skills directly to the training facilities in clinics and hospitals, organized by the Department in conjunction with health authorities. This form of learning approach maximizes the learning process to practice family physician and, therefore, can improve the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to improve on the diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases in adults and children.
The work was submitted to international scientific conference «Innovative technologies in the higher and vocational training», Spain, August, 2-9, 2012, came to the editorial office on 05.06.2012.