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Medical education under conditions of pandemic of coronavirus infection: social and ethical recommendations

K.V. Zorin
80,00 Р

UDC 378:61


K.V. Zorin is PhD (Medical Sciences), Ass. Prof. at UNESCO sub-faculty “Healthy lifestyle as the key to successful development” at A.I. Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry by the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

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Presented are social-ethical recommendations for medical education under conditions of pandemic of coronavirus infection. In the modern world there are many social and ethical problems, that depend on the worldview, philosophical and spiritual and moral positions of the state, society in general and individual in particular. Social and ethical issues of digital learning technologies caused by the new coronavirus infection have not yet been fully studied. The author analyzes a number of these aspects, related to medical education during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. The following research methods were used in the work, i.e. study and analysis of special literature, synthesis, modeling, comparison, generalization, observation, system analysis and theoretical knowledge. The article contains a number of social and ethical recommendations to help teachers and students better adapt to the distance learning format.

Key words: higher medical education, distance learning, social and ethical aspects, COVID-19 pandemic.




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