The assessment of Specialist level I and level II training programs at Tra Vinh University

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(TVU) – On August 19th, the assessment delegation for Specialist training programs at levels I and II from the Ministry of Health, led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, Director of the Department of Science, Technology, and Training, Ministry of Health, acts as the head of the delegation, along with the assessing members, has a working session at Tra Vinh University.

The expert delegation assesses the capacity of level I specialized training programs, including Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Aesthetic Surgery, and Medical Imaging, as well as level II specialized training in Healthcare Management.

Welcoming the expert delegation, there are Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh, Chairman of the University Council, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Hoa, Rector of the University, Mr. Phan Quoc Nghia, Vice Rector, Mr. Ly Chinh Ut, Deputy Director of the Tra Vinh Department of Health, leaders of Tra Vinh General Hospital, Tra Vinh Obstetrics and Pediatrics Hospital, Tien Giang General Hospital, Traditional Medicine Hospital of Tra Vinh, Tra Vinh University Hospital, leaders of the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry, along with various experts and leaders from departments and committees within the university.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh, Chairman of the University Council, mentions that Tra Vinh University has several training programs that receive attention from the government, Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Education and Training, especially in the fields of Khmer language, culture, arts, and health sciences. He emphasizes the importance of these programs in serving regional development, the Mekong Delta, and diplomatic relations with Cambodia. He expresses pride in the university’s achievements, particularly its international recognition through quality assurance from AUN-QA, FIBAA, and ABET.

During the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Hoa, the university’s Rector, provides information about the university’s current training programs, which include 52 undergraduate programs, 1 preschool program (for kindergarten teachers), 10 doctoral programs, 21 master’s programs, and 5 level I specialized programs. He also highlights that Tra Vinh University is the only institution entrusted by the government to provide specialized training in the Khmer language, culture, and arts for the Mekong Delta region, a significant responsibility in which the university takes great pride.

The assessment delegation reviews summaries of postgraduate programs offered by the university and examines supporting documents for level I and level II Specialist training programs. Afterward, the delegation conducts site visits and assessments of the programs, focusing on teaching content, faculty members, practical facilities, teaching equipment, and other aspects to ensure the quality of education in each field.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, the Head of the assessment delegation, praises Tra Vinh University for its high-quality training and its role in developing human resources for the region. He commends the university for its meticulous preparation of documentation and conditions for 5 programs of Specialist level I and level II. The head of the delegation recommends that the university incorporate the valuable feedback provided by the assessment team into the documentation for final submission to the Ministry of Health for approval.

In conclusion, the expert assessment delegation unanimously approves the level I Specialist training programs in Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Aesthetic Surgery, and Medical Imaging, as well as the level II Specialist program in Healthcare Management. The delegation recommends that the university completes the documentation and submits it to the Ministry of Health for early assessment and inclusion in the university’s curriculum.

Some images from the assessment visit to the facilities of Tra Vinh University Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine by the Ministry of Health’s expert assessment delegation for Specialist level I and level II training programs

By TD