the World Bank evaluation of the Russian system of health care (“Russia
Health Policy”, 2007, The World Bank) role of nurses and nursing in
the health care system is underestimated, misunderstood and thus should
be reviewed. In addition, nurses, particularly, chief nurses have lack
of knowledge in the field of public health, including modern principles
of medical management and organizational theory of health care.
It is widely recognized that changes and reforms in health services
of countries in the transition period require medical staff in general,
and nurses in particular, to be familiar with the health policy of the
system in which they work and to use advanced methods of management.
During the program, students will acquire theoretical know-how and management
skills with an emphasis on leadership development.
will be held at Tver State Medical Academy. It will start at 9 am on
Monday, November 30, 2009 and end at 3 pm on Friday, December 11, 2009.