Keywords: distance learning, interns-pharmacists, professional training, LMS E-Front


The article discusses the issues of organizing the educational process of interns-pharmacists using the elements of distance learning at Vinnytsia National Pirogov Memorial Medical University (Ukraine). The authors have made the state analysis of the educational process providing at different stages. It is emphasized that communication between all participants of the educational process using distance learning elements is of great importance. The authors describe technical and technological peculiarities of the organization of the educational process, formation of the personnel structure, preparation of scientific methodical and didactic materials, organization of communication at the distant stage. The ways of increasing the effectiveness of the educational process are investigated, among them: the organization of the educational process in the form of three stages (organizational setting, distance, check-and-test) with observance of clearly established training schedule; formation of an individual educational trajectory of an intern with constant monitoring of educational achievements; organization of familiarization of interns with the peculiarities of using the distance learning platform tools at the first (full-time) stage of training; updating the content of materials for independent study, practical works and tests in accordance with changes in legislation and regulatory documents; drawing of tests subjects on separate modules to tests subjects of complex examination "Elex"; changing the timing of synchronous types of educational activities (chat-seminars, webinars, consultations) to more convenient one. It has been shown that distance learning has a significant advantage over other forms of learning due to the fact that every intern has the opportunity to study at individual pace, choosing convenient time and place for work. The analysis of the results of the interns' work on separate modules and types of educational activity has been carried out taking into account changes in the educational process. The outcomes of various forms of pedagogical control presented in the article permit to trace the correlation both by separate educational disciplines and in groups of interns in general.

Author Biographies

Vasyl V. Pogorilyi, Vinnytsia National Pirogov Memorial Medical University

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Vice-rector on Scientific and Pedagogical (Medical) Work

Larysa V. Dudikova, Vinnytsia National Pirogov Memorial Medical University

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of Foreign Languages Department including Latin and Medical Terminology

Oleksandr Hr. Yakymenko, Vinnytsia National Pirogov Memorial Medical University

PhD of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Postgraduate Education

Serhii A. Poyda, KVNZ "Vinnytsia Academy of Continuing Education"

PhD of Pedagogical Sciences, Senior Lecturer of  Department of Management and Administration

Borys F. Koval, Vinnytsia National Pirogov Memorial Medical University

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biological Physics, Medical Equipment and Informatics



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