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Professional competences of a doctor: Ethical and Deontological aspects

K.V. Zorin
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Konstantin V. Zorin, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of UNESCO “Healthy lifestyle is the key to successful development” UNESCO at Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry n.a. A.I. Evdokimov, Ministry of Health of Russia, e-mail: zkv1000@yandex.ru11 , ORCID 0000-0001-8819-6818


The article formulates a number of ethical and deontological aspects of the training and work of a doctor. It has been revealed that there is a need for medical students and practicing doctors to form some important professional competencies, based on spiritual and moral culture, personal maturity, conscientiousness, mercy, as well as the ability to avoid and overcome conflict situations using the basic principles of biomedical ethics. Group discussion and solution of controversial ethical and deontological cases using the method of analysis of the presented situation prepares a medical student for communication, treatment, diagnostic and educational and preventive work with a patient who is faced with a difficult choice and must make an important decision.

Key words: professional competences; higher medical education; deontology; bioethics.


Conflict of interests: The author declares that there is no conflict of interest.

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.



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