Bikhatova E.T., Ivanchuk O.V.
THE ISSUE OF FORMING DIGITAL COMPETENCES AMONG STUDENTS OF MEDICAL UNIVERSITIES
Bikhatova E.T.1 (Astrakhan, Russian Federation) – E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Ivanchuk O.V.1 (Astrakhan, Russian Federation)- E-mail: email@example.com
1Astrakhan State Medical University
Abstract. The article deals with the issue of the lack of knowledge, skills and abilities in digital healthcare. We revealed the given issue as a result of the pedagogical experiment held on the bases of two Russian medical universities. In the framework of this experiment the students were offered to write an essay on the subject “Digital healthcare: how do I see the future, how do I prepare for it”. The qualitative and quantitative analysis and the application of the descriptive statistics methods allowed to formulate conclusions on the need to develop or introduce changes to the existing work program of disciplines aimed at forming digital competences among students of medical universities. Analysis of the best global practices allowed us to formulate strategic provisions for updating and introducing work programs of disciplines into educational process. These provisions enable forming digital competences. They defined the need for: 1) including knowledge in the field of artificial intelligence, robotechnics, biological engineering, big data and telemedicine for the system of healthcare; 2) providing integration of digital technologies into the clinical work processes; 3) interdisciplinary integration; 4) working with applications and digital services in the field of medicine and the system of healthcare as a whole. The update and introduction of new pedagogical practices in total led to a higher result of the level of maturity of digital competences among respondents as compared to the initial results of the experiment. Teaching digital competence, using the artificial intelligence system and data protection lead to the digital transformation of medical system. It touches upon all the levels of education and is impossible without the mutual participation of students and teachers.
Keywords: digital competences, teaching students of medical universities.
- Aulenkamp J., Mikuteit M., Loeffler T., Review of training courses on digital health in medical education in Germany in 2020. Medical Education, 2021, vol. 38 (4).
- Braune K., Rojas, Hofferbert J., V. Sosa A, Lebedev A., Balzer F., Thun S., Lieber S., Kirchberger V., Poncette A.S. Interdisciplinary Online Hackathons as an Approach to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic: Case Study. J Med Internet Res, 2021, vol. .23(2).
- Inson K.S., Chirkova V.M. Application of telemedicine technologies in the process of teaching medical students and advanced training of doctors. Azimuth of scientific research: pedagogy and psychology, 2020. vol. 9, no. 1 (30), pр. 149-151. (In Russian). URL: https://elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=42512756
- Karpov O.E., Loginov A.F., and Gavrishev M.Yu. Integration of distance learning technologies into the practice of medical institutions. Bulletin of the National Medical and Surgical Center named after V.I. N.I. Pirogova, 2016, vol. 11, no. 4, рр. 73-75. (In Russian). URL: https://elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=28318018
- Kibalchenko I.A. Results of deductive and inductive content analysis of scientific publications and the development of the concept of educational and cognitive experience of students. Izvestia RGPU im. A. I. Herzen, 2019, no. 91, рр. 78-85. (In Russian.) URL: https://elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=11697839
- Konstantinova D.S., Kudaeva M.M. Digital competencies as the basis for the transformation of vocational education. Labor Economics, 2020, vol. 7, no. 11, рр. 1055-1072. (In Russian). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18334/et.7.11.111073
- Komarova E.P., Alekseeva G.A. Formation of integrated competence of a medical student in the context of smart technologies. International Humanities and Natural Sciences, 2020, no. 7-3, рр. 106-110. (In Russian). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24411/2500-1000-2020-10826
- Mahlade F., Kaczmarczyk R., Johann D. Perceptions of digital medical education among European medical students: a mixed-method study. Journal of Internet Medical Research, 2020, vol..22, no. 8, рр. 1-13. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/19827
- Mesko B, Győrffy Z, Kollár J. Digital Literacy in the Medical Curriculum: A Course With Social Media Tools and Gamification. JMIR Med Educ, 2016, no. 1(2).
- Mehrotra N., Sarkar A., Aggarwal A., Improving Student Confidence With Electronic Health Record Order Entry. Peer-reviewed research reports in the field of medical education (PRiMER), 2021, vol. 5, рр. 1-7. DOI: 10.22454/PRiMER.2021.619838
- Poncette A., Glauert D., Mosch L., Braune K., Balzer F., Back D. Undergraduate Medical Competencies in Digital Health and Curricular Module Development: Mixed Methods Study. J Med Internet Res, 2020, vol. 22(10). DOI: 10.2196/22161
- Sekulich N.B. Formation of ICT competencies of university students in the context of the digital revolution. Pedagogical journal, 2017, vol. 7, no. 2A, рр. 302-314. (In Russian). URL: https://www.elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=29933654
- Timothy D.A., Ravi P. Integrating digital health into the curriculum: considerations for the current landscape and future developments. Medical education and curriculum development, 2018, vol. 7, no. 1, рр.1-6. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177
- Haag M., Igel S., Fischer M.R. Digital Learning and Digital Medicine: A National Initiative Needed. Community of Medical Education, 2018, vol. 35 (3), рр. 134-153. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3205/zma001189
- Young M. Warpio L., Paradis S. The spectrum of inductive and deductive approaches to research using quantitative and qualitative data. Academic medicine., 2020, vol. 95, no. 7 – pp. 1122 -1129. DOI:10.1097/ACM.0000000000003101
Bikhatova E.T., Ivanchuk O.V. The issue of forming digital competences among students of medical universities. CITISE, 2021, no. 4, pp.595-605. DOI: http://doi.org/10.15350/2409-7616.2021.4.55