Traditionally in recent years managers of the French pharmaceutical company "Servier" conduct trainings for students of 4-5 courses of the 1st Faculty of Pharmacy at Zaporizhia State Medical University within the framework of cooperation.
This year despite all the difficulties associated with the coronavirus pandemic, cooperation with the well-known pharmaceutical brand did not stop, but it was implemented in a new format. The championship Servier Patient Care Challenge was held in on-line form from 9 to 18 November. Students of 4-6 courses of medical and pharmaceutical faculties of higher education institutions of Ukraine were invited to participate.
Zaporizhzhia State Medical University was successfully presented by senior students of the Faculty of Pharmacy who offered their own vision of the ideal mobile application AH Helper for patients with hypertension. Yulia Starostenko, student of 5th year of the 1st Faculty of Pharmacy (Zaporizhzhia State Medical University) became the winner of first prize
By joining the competition, participants received a unique opportunity to attend a number of webinars from company representatives and invited experts (I. Golub, L. Mishchenko, O. Martynova), gain practical knowledge and experience, communicate with company representatives, meet top management, improve skills of teamwork. Moreover during the Servier Patient Care Challenge students had the chance not only to make their therapeutic knowledge deeper but also to demonstrate their public speaking and presentation skills during an imaginary visit to the doctor to talk about the benefits of such an application. And the spirit of competition and valuable incentives motivated them to find the best ways to solve the tasks