The All-Russian Sechenov Olympiad
The All-Russian Sechenov Olympiad for schoolchildren is held by I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University in general subjects - chemistry and biology (with a medical focus).
The Olympiad is held in two stages.
The pre-professional exam is an independent assessment of the eleventh-graders' achievement after completing pre-professional courses in medical classes, conducted in collaboration with representatives of universities and employers. The exam consists of two parts: theoretical and practical. Taking the theoretical part, each participant receives an individual test compiled before the exam in the electronic system.
The practical part consists of two individual cases, which include tasks for providing first aid, carrying out simple medical procedures, and assessing the physiological parameters of a person. The exam is held at the sites of I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University that provide the appropriate supplies and equipment.
Students of medical classes can take the following professional training courses in vocational colleges: Assistant patient care nurse, Medical record administrator. Upon completing the training and passing the qualifying examination, students receive a qualification certificate.
The first stage is the qualifying round, carried out extramurally with the help of distance learning technology.
The second is the final round, conducted intramurally at I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.
The courses aim at expanding students' interest in working and obtaining pre-professional skills and competences which are necessary for a future profession.
Students showing good results at the pre-professional olympiad, having passed the pre-professional examination, winners and awardees of the pre-professional conference Start in Medicine, receive extra points to their NSE scores on admission to the universities supporting the project.
Lecturers are young representatives of the leading universities and scientific institutions of the capital, including the recipients of the Moscow Government awards
At the meetings, students of pre-professional classes learn about scientific research and innovative developments in the field of medicine
The meetings contribute to the popularization of science among
schoolchildren, as well as support conscious choice of their educational path