The accreditation of the First Degree Specialist training at Tra Vinh University

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(TVU)On December 14, 2021, the accreditation delegation of the First Degree Specialist training under the Ministry of Health led by Dr. Pham Van Tac – Vice Chairman of the National Medical Council, Director of the Department of Science, Technology and Training, and experts had a meeting with representatives of Tra Vinh University.

At the meeting, the delegation evaluated the training potential of Tra Vinh University in the First Degree Specialist in General Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Odonto-Stomatology.

Regarding Tra Vinh University, there was the participation of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh – Rector of Tra Vinh University, TVU Vice-Rectors, leaders of Tra Vinh General Hospital, Tra Vinh Obstetric and Children Hospital, Tien Giang Central General Hospital, Tra Vinh University Hospital, leaders of Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy and Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology, and experts as well as leaders of Departments under Tra Vinh University.

In the welcome speech, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh – Rector of Tra Vinh University, expressed the warmest thanks to the accreditation delegation and leaders of the Ministry of Health for creating opportunities and facilitating for Tra Vinh University to develop the mission of training quality human resources for the community in order to meet the society’s practical needs in health science.

At the meeting, after listening to the brief reports of post-graduate training potential of Tra Vinh University and considering 5 applications for the First Degree Specialist training, the accreditation delegation made detailed suggestions on the curricula, teaching contents, teaching staff, places for practicing, and facilities for the quality assurance of the First Degree Specialist in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Odonto-Stomatology.

Dr. Pham Van Tac – Head of the accreditation delegation highly appreciated the 5 applied curricula which are considered major areas of the health science training at Tra Vinh University. Dr. Pham Van Tac suggested Tra Vinh University fully acquire comments as well as suggestions given by experts of the accreditation delegation. In addition, it is important for the school to pay more attention to facilities for students’ practicing, the effective use of the teaching staff, the close coordination with the grassroots health care organizations, and the utilization of available human resources.

In the concluding speech, experts of the accreditation delegation agreed to approve the 5 curricula of the First Degree Specialist. They also suggested the school complete the curricula based on their suggestions in order to apply for the Ministry of Health for the earliest implementation.

Previously, 11 curricula of Tra Vinh University have been accredited by the AUN – QA and FIBAA international education organizations. Among those, there have been 5 curricula of Agriculture, Fisheries, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, and Khmer Language qualifying the AUN-QA international education accreditation, and 6 curricula of Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Economic Management reaching the FIBAA international education standards.

Thu Nguyet