History of medical rehabilitation department

Department of Medical Rehabilitation was founded in September 2001. The basis of the department were a course of physical therapy and sports medicine; from 2008 - a course of physical rehabilitation, Course of Medical Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy. The aim of department creation was optimization of teaching such subjects as physical, medical and social rehabilitation, sports medicine, physiotherapy, balneology, reflexology, physical rehabilitation in surgery, therapy, pediatrics and dentistry. One of the main task of the department is increasing of the level of quality of teaching these subjects to students of medical, dental, nursing faculty, interns and Postgraduate students.

Today the department consists of six people: two professors, 1 associate professor, 3 assistantі, 1 laborant. Since the establishment of the department and till now the head of the department is MD, PhD, professor Mysula Igor Romanovich. Three teachers of the department have a scientific degree of candidate of medical sciences, and they are physicians highest and first categories. All teachers of the department have great experience in teaching. Associate Professor Bakalyuk T.G. is the head teacher of the department.

Department of Medical Rehabilitation is part of the medical faculty. Education work associated with teaching of disciplines "Current issues of rehabilitation and vocational guidance disabled" for the 2nd year students, "Physiotherapy" for the 4th year students, "Basics of medical rehabilitation" for 6th year students at the Medical Faculty; ; "Physiotherapy" and "Medical and social rehabilitation" for nurses and nurses-bachelors and “Mdical rehabilitation” for interns. Post-graduate study and thematic training courses “Physiotherapy” are held for post-graduated students and doctors. Courses of “Basics of medical knowledges”, “Physiotherapy”, “Balneology”, "Rehabilitation Technology", "Organization of rehabilitation institutions work" are held for the 2nd, the 3rd year students of “Human’s health” faculty.

Most of teachers speak English. There is teaching of different subjects at the department on the relevant programs Health Ministry of Ukraine, that is why it was created appropriate methodology and the material base. Rehabilitation departments of the Ternopil regional clinical and psycho-neurological hospital, sanatorium "Medobory" are an educational bases of the department.