Formation of professional ethics of future physicians-surgeons, using a “case-study” technology

Keywords: professional ethics; medical help; future physicians-surgeons; technologies of “case-study”.


Objective. To substantiate the prerequisites of moral behavior and to demonstrate the application procedures for a “case-study” technology while formation of professional ethics in the future physicians-surgeons.

Materials and methods. The education-professional program for the specialists training in accordance to the 222 «Medicine» specialty, the education plans and programs of primary specialization for physician while internship in surgical specialties, and the situation exercises were analyzed. In the experiment 418 persons took part, who studied up, and 24 teachers of high medical schools. The investigation was conducted, using theoretical (bibliographic analysis), empyrical (observation, talks, questioning, expert opinions, testings, rangings) methods and procedures of mathematical statistics.

Results. The indices of the ethics knowledge and capacities formed in the experimental group, the participants of which were studied in accordance to the “case-study” technology, have grown up, comparing with the paired indices of a control group.

Conclusion. The «case-study” technology application consists of involvement of future physicians-surgeons in active analysis of various professional situations, gaining by them a certain experience of professional interrelations with colleagues, patients and their relatives,  subjects of interrelationship.

Author Biographies

R. S. Gurevych, Vinnytsya State Pedagogical University named after Mykhaylo Kotsyubynskyi

Roman Gurevych, PhD, professor,
director of the Education and scientific institute of pedagogy, psychology, preparation of specialists of higher qualification,
Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky State Pedagogical University;
21018, Ukraine, Vinnytsia, K. Ostrozʹkoho, 32;
+38 0432 265 220,;
ORCID: 0000-0003-1304-3870

Ya. V. Tsekhmister, National Medical University named after O. O. Bogomolets, Kyiv

Yaroslav Tsekhmister, PhD, professor,
first vice-rector on research and education,
Bogomolets National Medical University;
01601, Ukraine Kyiv, 13, T. Shevchenka blvd.;
+38 (044) 287-27-38,;
ORCID: 0000-0002-7959-3691

N. V. Kalashnik, Vinnytsya National Medical University named after M. I. Pyrogov

Natalia Kalashnik, PhD, associate professor
department of Ukrainian art,
National Pirogov Memorial Medical University;
21018, Ukraine, Vinnytsia, 56, Pirogova str.;
+38 (096) 585-77-27,;
ORCID: 0000-0001-5312-3280

O. M. Kobernyk, Umahn State Pedagogical University named after Pavlo Tychyna

Oleksandr Kobernyk, PhD, professor
department of pedagogy and educational management,
Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University;
20301, Ukraine, Uman, 28, Sadova str., 28;
+38(067) 750-28-27,
e-mail: kobernikan@;
ORCID: 0000-0002-2842–0168

O. Yu. Lysenko, National Medical University named after O. O. Bogomolets, Kyiv

Oleksandra Lysenko, PhD, associate professor,
vice-director of the Institute of postgraduate education,
Bogomolets National Medical University;
01601, Ukraine, Kyiv, 13, T. Shevchenka blvd., 13;
+38 (044) 456-54-34,;
ORCID: 0000-0001-9356-1306


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How to Cite
Gurevych, R. S., Tsekhmister, Y. V., Kalashnik, N. V., Kobernyk, O. M., & Lysenko, O. Y. (2019). Formation of professional ethics of future physicians-surgeons, using a “case-study” technology. Klinicheskaia Khirurgiia, 86(7), 63-67.
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