Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

ABOUT

THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE

TSU was founded in 1918 by a western educated famous Georgian historian Ivane Javakhishvili and the group of his followers. It is the first University in Caucasian Region.

Medical Education in Georgia takes its begining in 1918, from the foundation of Medical Faculty at the TSU

In 1930 Faculty of Medicine was separated from the University and established as Tbilisi State Medical Institute;

In 1995, the medical education has been restored at TSU as a University Faculty of Medicine - an independent structural unit.

Today TSU is a driving force behind Georgian higher education. The university’s main directions, principles, values and reforms are carried out dynamically in a systematic, coordinated manner and have placed TSU on a development path leading towards a common world and European Higher Education Area.

Today TSU is the largest university in Georgia with 7 Faculties more than 20 000 students and 1 500 academic staff members.

TSU has eight campuseos, 14 scientific-research and educational-research institutes, more than 100 laboratories and centers, libraries and the network of affilated clinical hospitals and diagnostic centers.

In May 2005 Georgia joined the Bologna process.

STUDENT LIFE AT TSU

We believe that the student experience is made unique through the activities and programs outside of the classroom. Whether you want to join one of the programs or are interested in starting a new group, you can provide the TSU students’ selfgovernment with the necessary information and get involved right away.

The self-government currently manages the following departments and services: Education and Science, Sport and Culture, Tourism, Student Rights and Public Relations

The EMSA TSU, which is functioning at the Faculty of Medicine and is a member of European Medical Students’ Association, enables students to participate in students’ educational, scientific and clinical events

SECTORAL SKILLS
  • Counseling the patient
  • An evaluation of clinical cases, planning the diagnostic tests, conduct the differential diagnosis, a discussion about disease management plan
  • Assistance during the emerging situations (first-aid measures and intensive care)
  • Knowledge of medication prescription rules
  • Performing the practical procedures
  • Effective communication in a medical context
  • The use of ethical and legal principles in medical practice
  • Evaluation of illness-related psychological and social aspects of the patient
  • Use of Evidence-based principles, skills and knowledge
  • Effective use of informative technologies in medical context
  • Use of knowledge and methods of Biomedical scientific principles in medical practice and research
  • Health promotion activities, involvement in public health issues, effective work in health care system
GENERAL COMPETENCES
  • Analysis and synthesis
  • Information management
  • Problem solving / decision making
  • On native language oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of another language
  • Information and communication technology capacity skills
  • Group work
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to observe the ethical principles
  • Learning / knowledge continuously update
  • Ability to adapt to the new environment
  • The ability of a research work
  • Ability (skills) to work independently