Joint-stock company South Kazakhstan Medical Academy (SKMA) is the leading medical higher educational institution of the country, which has been providing educational services in the market of Kazakhstan for more than 40 years.
JSC «SKMA» trains specialists in the medical, pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical engineering fields at the level of secondary technical vocational education (medical college), higher (bachelor’s degree, internship), postgraduate education (master’s degree, doctoral degree, residency); at the level of continuous professional development of healthcare personnel (advanced training and retraining of medical and pharmaceutical personnel).
SKMA trains specialists in the educational program «Nursing» at the following levels: applied bachelor’s degree, academic bachelor’s degree, master’s degree. In 2020, SKMA passed the specialized accreditation of the Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education for bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and seeks to develop it at the doctoral level.
SKMA cooperates in the field of medical science, education and practical healthcare with more than 30 leading foreign universities of the near and far abroad on the basis of signed memoranda of understanding, contracts, and agreements on international cooperation, the number of which is increasing every year. A memorandum of cooperation has been signed with leading universities in Turkey, Spain, Romania, and the United Kingdom. The directions of SKMA research work are determined in accordance with the potential of the university in priority areas of science development, as well as the needs of the region.
The website: skma.edu.kz
Project coordinator in the partner institution
MBA, Vice-rector for Financial and Economic Activities, completed professional retraining at the Moscow School of Management «Skolkovo» under the program «School of Rectors: managing the transformation of the University».
Candidate of Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Strategic Development and International Cooperation, completed the course at Nazarbayev University «Professional Development Program for Higher Education Leaders of Kazakhstan», coordinator of the World Bank project «Innovative development of pharmaceutical education in the Republic of Tajikistan».
Head of the Department of «Emergency Medical Care and Nursing». He is an expert of the independent accreditation agencies of the IAAR and IQAA, a member of the Association of Therapists of the Republic of Kazakhstan, chairwoman of the Committee of Educational Programs at the SKMA, a member of the intra-university quality control, an adviser to students and master’s student of the specialty «Nursing». She has more than 200 scientific papers, including a patent for an invention, 4 textbooks, is a co-author of 2 standard programs and clinical cases in the specialty «General Medicine», the author of the state mandatory standard of education and a standard professional program in the specialty «Nursing». She is the head and scientific consultant of master’s student of the specialty «Nursing».
Assistant of the Department of «Emergency Medical Care and Nursing», developer. Master of Medical Sciences. Participant of international scientific conferences, held a scientific internship in Prague, Czech Republic, winner of the 2nd place in the competition for the best teacher’s educational journal on the topic «Competence-based approaches to teaching and evaluation in nursing Education», JAMK, Finland.
Assistant of the Department of «Emergency Medical Care and Nursing», developer. General practitioner, surgeon, resident of anesthesiology and reanimatology. Participant of many scientific and practical international conferences, webinars, holder of diplomas, certificates, passed practical training in Sofia (Bulgaria), Bukhara and Samarkand (Uzbekistan). She is engaged in volunteer activities, received a letter of thanks for helping the residents of the city of Arys, where in 2019 there was an explosion of an ammunition warehouse. Since March 2020, she has been actively involved together with colleagues in the fight against COVID-19, and to date, she considers the main achievement to be the daily struggle for people’s lives in the department of anesthesiology, reanimatology and intensive care.
Assistant of the Department of «Emergency Medical care and Nursing», developer. Resident of the specialty «Anesthesiology and reanimatology». Participant of scientific and practical conferences. He took advanced training courses at SKMA: «Communication skills», «Tools for implementing evidence-based medicine in the practice of a doctor», «Effective teacher», «Information and computer technologies». In 2020, he passed the Aptis exam in English, conducts classes in 3 languages. He traveled to the districts of the Turkestan region and gave lectures on the topic «Coronavirus infection, standards of treatment and prevention». Participant of webinars, master-classes on coronavirus infection, has a certificate of work with patients with Covid-2019.
Jūratė Macijauskienė, project coordinator
Živilė Kepežinskienė, project manager
Dinara Kozhakhmetova, responsible for WP4 Dissemination
Baituganova Aizhan, responsible for WP4 Dissemination