Modern digital learning and simulation technologies in higher medical education: definitions, innovative potential

Keywords: higher medical education, simulation technologies, digitalization of education, analysis.


Digital and simulative learning technologies have become especially popular and are being implemented in medicine. Consequently, this article aims to investigate the main digital learning and simulation technologies that are used in higher medical education. For this purpose, general scientific methods of research were used: analysis and synthesis. Based on the predictive method, the possible ways of solving some problems in digital medical education were demonstrated. Of separate importance was the use of content analysis, based on which the basic information materials concerning this problem were investigated in detail. In the results peculiarities of interpretation of digital and simulative technologies were defined, the problem of using digital technologies in modern medical education was characterized, the significance of simulative technologies in the system of training of future medics was indicated, the main stages of simulative training were investigated. It is noted that the key stage of simulation training is debriefing, where the analysis of basic errors takes place. In the conclusion, it is noted that the combination of digital and simulation technologies contributes to the improvement of the educational process as a whole.


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Author Biographies

Rayisa Yuriy, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine.

Ph.D in Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, Informatics and medical equipment, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine.

Serhii Huzchenko, Kharkiv National University of the Defense Forces named after Ivan Kozhedub, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Candidate of Military Sciences, Head of the Department of Tactics and Foreign Disciplines Kharkiv National University of the Defense Forces named after Ivan Kozhedub, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Nataliia Lobach, Poltava State Medical University, Poltava, Ukraine.

PhD in Pedagogy, Associate Professor of Department of Physics, Poltava State Medical University, Poltava, Ukraine.

Olena Karbovanets, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine.

Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences (Ph.D.), Docent, Associate Professor, Department of microbiology,virology and epidemiology with a course of infectious diseases, Faculty of Мedicine, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine.

Svitlana Bokova, Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine.

PhD, Assistant lecturer Department of family medicine with course of dermatovenerology, Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine.

Liudmyla Isychko, Poltava State Medical University, Ukraine.

PhD, lecturer Department of Medical Informatics, Medical and Biological Physics Poltava State Medical University, Ukraine.


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How to Cite
Yuriy, R., Huzchenko, S., Lobach, N., Karbovanets, O., Bokova, S., & Isychko, L. (2022). Modern digital learning and simulation technologies in higher medical education: definitions, innovative potential. Amazonia Investiga, 11(60), 53-61.
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