Description of the training program
The training program for Specialist Doctor level I Obstetrics and Gynecology is a typical postgraduate program in the health sector. The program aims to improve the professional qualifications, especially practice skills in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Degree: Specialist Doctor level I in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duration: 36 months (100 credits)
Program code: CK 60 72 13
Language of instruction: Vietnamese
Admission time: October
Faculty in charge: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thai Nguyen University of Medicine and Pharmacy has offered the training program for Specialist Doctor level I in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1990. There have been 246 doctors who graduated from the program. These graduates are working at health facilities and applying well what they obtained from the program.
A specialist doctor level I in obstetrics and gynecology has the following responsivities:
• Give proper diagnoses and independent timely management of emergencies and common diseases
• Perform proficiently some basic OB/GYN procedures and surgeries
• Use proficiently equipment serving diagnosis and treatment of diseases
• Provide practice instruction for undergraduate students
• Be able to organize and carry out scientific researches
The learners are admitted to the program through the university’s selection process. The program is taught in Vietnamese. Variety of teaching methods are used in the program, in which theory and practice in the specialized modules are organized together. The methods used to teach theory are presentation, discussion and case study while the practice part is delivered through bedside teaching, discussion, and coaching at practical facilities.
Employment after completing the program
After graduation from the program, learners can continue working in medical institutions to become a medical specialist (obstetricians in OB/GYN department at general hospitals of all levels). They can be appointed to be the heads or deputy heads of department, directors or deputy directors of hospitals or health centers.
The graduates from the program also have other career opportunities such as lecturers or policy advisers in hospitals or government offices.
Next levels of study: After graduation, learners can study to improve their qualifications to a specialist doctor level II in OB/GYN or study master of OB/GYN program