Federal State-Financed Educational Institution of Continuing Professional Education «The Saint Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education» under the Federal Medical Biological Agency of Russia.
The St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education was established in 1988.
We offer postgraduate education programs in different forms of education like seminars, workshops, internships, trainings for head and chief nurses, clinical nurses of all specialties, physicians, faculty of educational institutions and other medical staff.
Annually the St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education holds more than 100 training programs for over 2000 students from St. Petersburg and all over Russia.
The St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education welcomes international cooperation and we look forward to continue developing networking opportunities and to share experiences.
Since its establishment, the St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education has been successfully cooperating with a number of universities and medical institutions of North America, Europe and Asia on programs that include a broad range of issues of development, integration, and improvement of nursing education.
The Russian-American Partnership for the Development of Nursing Care and Education has been actively pursued for more than 15 years, the result of this partnership is highly trained and qualified nursing staff as well as assistant nurses for the Mini-Hospital — a western-style clinic created on the basis of the L. G. Sokolov Memorial Hospital No. 122.
The St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education actively participates in the programs of the Russian-Canadian Nursing Initiative and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the Honor Society of Nursing, which includes more than 220,000 nurse scholars. Several employees of the Federal State-Financed Educational Institution of Continuing Professional Education «TheSt. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education» under the Federal Medical Biological Agency are members of this society. For a long period of time the St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education was a participant of the Russian-Canadian project «HELP» (Health Education Link Project) carried out under the auspices of the Canadian International Development Agency and support of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, and the Russian Nurses Association.
In recent years, the international cooperation has been focused on organization of joint educational programs aimed at studying the nursing care delivery system in medical and preventive treatment facilities in the EU countries as well as the methods and algorithms of nursing care in the clinics of Europe with its adaptation for the needs of medical and preventive treatment facilities of the Federal Medical Biological Agency of Russia and other clinics.
Over the past few years, more than 25 short-term improvement programs have been carried out not only for specialists with secondary medical education, but also for physicians, supervisors and teachers.
The main topics of the educational programs are: Organization and Management in Nursing; The Role of Nursing Services in Industrial Medicine; Wound Management. Problems of Pressure Ulcers and Diabetic Foot; Public Health. Role of a Nurse; Management of Nursing Activity. Quality Management; Modern Approach to Ensuring Infection Safety in Healthcare Facilities; Rehabilitation of Patients in Neurology and Cardiology. Role of a nurse; The Role of Nursing Staff in Mother and Child Welfare; Innovative Technologies in Teaching of Nursing Staff, and others.
On a regular basis, the St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education welcomes representatives of foreign universities, professional associations and healthcare organizations, and assists in the organization of training programs and internships on the basis of clinics in St. Petersburg.
Speakers of scientific conferences and participants of workshops are representatives of practical healthcare and staff members of universities of the United States, Japan, Finland, Germany, Portugal, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Sweden and other countries.
The St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education takes part and assists in organizing participation in international congresses held in different countries of the world such as the International Congress of Nurses, the World Congress of Clinical Safety, the European Wound Management Congress, the European Congress of Operating Room Nurses, the International Forum on Reduction of Infant Mortality, the International Association for Medical Education, congreses that take place in the CIS countries and many other world-class events.
One of the main activities of the Center is development of educational tourism in St. Petersburg. We are constantly looking for partners for the realization of educational travel programs in health care, professional education of health care providers and development of new methods of education (including simulation learning, remote technologies, virtual and interactive education).
To the moment there are programs of experience exchange, workshops, scientific conference with partners in Finland (Savonia, Metropolia and XAMK Universities of Applied Sciences, medical centers and clinics) on a regular basis.
Permanent project partners are St. Petersburg largest hospitals, social and educational institutes.
Also, we are open for cooperation with companies that are willing to support projects for the organization of seminars, conferences, educational tours. In this area, we are constantly working with companies Hartmann, Molnlycke Health Care, 3M Russia, 3bScientific and Co, Becton Dickinson, Bbraun, Otto Bock, etc.
Non-resident students and our guests have an opportunity to have a full accommodation and feeding in a comfortable hotel «Lel» (www.hotel-lel.ru) of the St. Petersburg Center of Postgraduate Medical Education with all necessary facilities.