ISSN 2409-7616

Antonova E.M.


UDC 37.013.32:004.85


Antonova E.M.1 (Astrakhan, Russian Federation) –

1Astrakhan State Medical University

Abstract. Currently a global transformation of human activity spheres is taking place, including the activity in the sphere of illness prevention and health protection.  Not only a person’s view of health protection issues changes, but also approaches to treatment, diagnostics and prevention of different illnesses. More often the tooling that is used by medical and pharmaceutical workers is based on information-communication and digital technologies, artificial intelligence technologies and Big Data. While the healthcare system introduces the artificial intelligence technology for solving treatment-diagnostic tasks, the applicability of training doctors and nurses to work with this technology, increases. Realizing the importance of the given issue, global society of medical universities and colleges, including in Russia, makes the first steps in introducing the disciplines into the educational process that are aimed at studying the baes of artificial intelligence. In the framework of our study not only we developed a course “Artificial intelligence in medicine” and introduced it into the practice of training future doctors, but also using the Readiness Scale for the application of artificial intelligence in professional activity by medical students (MAIRS-MS), we assessed the results of education. Having applied methods of mathematical statistics for the authenticity assessment of the obtained results and to educe possible correlations, we established the following: 1) students showed increased interest to studying the bases of artificial intelligence; 2) students highly assessed their own knowledge level in the artificial intelligence field and readiness to apply artificial intelligence technologies for solving professional tasks; 3) there exist a multiple linear correlation between the geography of students and the level of their assessment of the readiness scale indicators.

Keywords: digitalization of healthcare, teaching students of medical universities the basics of artificial intelligence.


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Antonova E.M. Digitalization of global healthcare as a driver of medical education strategy.CITISE, 2022, no. 3, pp. 141-151. DOI: