About the profession
The residency programme aims to acquire professional competences in the field of sports medicine with the use of methods of exercise therapy, as a result of which a restorative process of preventive therapy, the organization of therapeutic sports and consultation of attending physicians in this area take place. In addition to knowledge in traumatology, a resident acquires knowledge in the field of dietetics, psychology, cardiology, pharmacology, functional diagnostics and surgery.
The educational residency programme "Exercise therapy and sports medicine" is developed for people with higher medical education, aimed at training highly qualified specialists in the field of treating injuries and diseases by means of physical training. Training is practically oriented and aimed at the formation of system knowledge and professional competences that allow conducting medical activities.
Medical residents are distributed to the units of the clinical sites of the department, where, under the guidance of professors of the department, they have the opportunity both to expand their knowledge and see its application in practice. Students analyze clinical events and this provides the opportunity to obtain a wealth of clinical experience during residency training.
A graduate of the residency programme is a highly qualified specialist, who can apply modern high-tech methods of diagnosis and treatment and carry out therapeutic, diagnostic, research activities, engage in private medical practice. Graduates of the programme have the opportunity to work in public hospitals, health resorts, early treatment centers, private clinics, medical secondary schools, higher educational institutions of medical specialization, scientific organizations, sports organizations. Upon completion of the residency programme, the students have the opportunity to enroll in the postgraduate programme on the specialization “Restorative medicine, sports medicine, exercise therapy, balneology and physiotherapy”.