EP CIME «Medical and Preventive Medicine»

Миссия ОП: formation of professional competencies for training specialists in the field of sanitary-epidemiological welfare of the population of the country, ensuring competitiveness and demand for graduates of the university, taking into account the modern needs of the labor market.

Цель ОП: Training of highly qualified specialists in the field of hygiene and epidemiology, with professional competencies to ensure the sanitary-epidemiological welfare, conservation and promotion of public health and implementation of sanitary and hygienic supervision.

Requirements for the final results of the training program:

ON1 — Apply knowledge of fundamental, socio-behavioral, hygienic and epidemiological sciences  in professional activities to identify and solve contemporary problems in public health protection.

ON2 — Apply interpersonal and communication skills for productive interaction with members of various segments of the population using modern information and communication tools and technology.

ON3 — To plan, organize and carry out sanitary and epidemiological supervision of infectious and non-infectious diseases, the state of the environment, drinking water, industrial facilities, food, children’s institutions, the protection of the entry and spread of especially dangerous infections, including in emergency situations.

ON4 — Apply current regulations of the health care system to ensure the safety, preservation and promotion of public health, accounting and reporting documentation in the field of sanitary and epidemiological well-being.

ON5 — Be able to interpret the results of scientific research using modern methods of collecting, processing and analyzing information on the

basis of evidence and the principles of bioethics..

ON6Organize and conduct sanitary-hygienic and anti-epidemic (preventive) measures aimed at improving the health, safety of the environment, hygienic education of the population.

ON7 — Identify and implement priorities for their own professional activities, ways to improve them based on self-assessment and lifelong learning.


1.№ ББ атауы Name of the discipline Summary of the discipline  
VK component
    Модуль — Негізгі Медицина ғылымдары 1 бөлім
    Medical biology and Parasitology The mechanisms for the implementation of hereditary information, the relationship between the gene structure and the functions of biomolecules involved in the transmission of hereditary information, as well as the processes of growth, division, repair, tumor transformation and cell death, the regulation of gene expression necessary to understand normal life processes, as well as the formation of knowledge about disorders that lead to the  
Fundamentals of Physiology The study of the basics of Physiology allows you to master the content, subject, research methods of Physiology. Study of the concept of body and homeostasis. Physiological processes and functions of the body. Mechanisms for regulating physiological processes: blood, heart and vascular systems, respiration, digestion, metabolism and energy, kidneys and skin, excitable tissues. The importance and function of the central nervous system. Metabolism and energy  
Basics of anatomy Formation of fundamental biomedical knowledge about the external and internal structure of the body, taking into account age, sex and individual characteristics, without mastering which the student cannot begin to study the structure and state of organs and organ systems in normal and pathology; the module involves the study of the basics of medical terminology. Teamwork skills are formed.  
Biochemistry According to biochemistry, the general properties and structure, functions of individual representatives of proteins, enzymes, fat-and water-soluble vitamins, the participation of trace elements in their construction, the concept of metabolism and their regulation, the biochemical aspects of human interaction with the environment and the metabolism of xenobiotics are studied  
Fundamentals of histology The formation of fundamental biomedical knowledge about the histological structure of the body, the skill of working with a light microscope and the determination of cellular and non-cellular structures of tissues and organs of the human body at the microscopic and ultramicroscopic levels, without mastering which the student cannot begin to study the state of organs and organ systems in normal and pathology.  
МодульModule. Basic Medical Sciences Part 2  
Microbiology and virology Formation of biomedical knowledge in the field of Microbiology, Virology, Parasitology. The graduate will know the features of the impact of microorganisms on humans, microbiological methods of diagnostics; the basics of microbiological control of infection; will be able to explain the results of laboratory research methods at the stages of diagnosis of diseases; use the acquired knowledge and skills to solve urgent problems in the field of healthcare using the latest achievements of microbiology.  
Immunology Formation of knowledge about the structure and function of immunity at different age stages; methods of immunodiagnostics, immunoprophylaxis and immunotropic therapy (HIV infection); principles and methods of epidemiological research, including a description of morbidity in populations: patterns of occurrence and spread of diseases, development of control and prevention measures; design of epidemiological studies to study the etiology of the disease  
Модуль Environment and health  
General hygiene Formation of students ‘ scientific knowledge about the laws of the influence of environmental factors on human health, the concept of risk factors before nosological hygienic diagnostics; skills and abilities necessary for the organization of preventive measures aimed at preserving and strengthening health, increasing the working capacity of a person  
Global environmental problems and their impact on human health Studies the relationship between environmental problems and human health at a global level, focuses on the study and analysis of key environmental issues: air and water pollution, climate change, loss and degradation of ecosystems, considers the impact of these problems on human health, including the risk of developing various diseases, the impact on food safety, measures to prevent and reduce negative consequences  
Module. «Management»    

Management and management psychology

The graduate learns a new philosophy for the development of managerial thought and best practices, basic concepts of categories, concepts of personality in various areas of psychology, interpersonal relationships in a group and a team. Students study the leading concepts of personal development and form judgments about personal and environmental factors that negatively affect the psyche, ways to preserve a person’s mental health  
  Professional foreign language The content of the discipline is the development of professional linguistic competence of students in the use of international terminology; rational use in further practical activities, the development of reading, listening, speaking and writing skills for communication in the world space  
Module-introduction to scientific research  
Biostatistics The formation of sufficient knowledge in students on the problems of medical statistics, achieving the ability to effectively use the knowledge gained when performing research work, as well as when solving practical problems of Medicine and healthcare.  
Fundamentals of scientific research methodology To study the foundations of the methodology of scientific research, to consider various levels of scientific knowledge. Stages of conducting research work, including choosing a research direction, setting a scientific and technical problem, conducting theoretical and experimental research, recommendations for formalizing the results of scientific work.  
Module introduction to the clinic  
Internal diseases (occupational diseases) Introduction to occupational diseases clinic. Organization of professional and pathological activities in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Problems of diagnostics and medical and social expertise. Dust diseases of the lungs. Silicosis, silicotuberculosis. Pneumoconiosis. Dust bronchitis, professional bronchial asthma. Vibration pain. Poisoning with aromatic compounds, hydrocarbons, lead, Amino and Nitro compounds, phosphorus, Mercury, manganese, pesticides. Pathology caused by noise, electromagnetic radiation, laser  
First aid before the doctor Formation of the student’s readiness to participate in the provision of primary pre-medical care, the main problems of pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of pathological states that develop as a result of accidents in adults and children that pose a threat to the life of the patient (victim), as well as the principles of pre-medical care in these conditions, an algorithm of actions in accidents and emergencies.  
Infectious diseases and phthisiology Mastering the knowledge of students about infectious diseases, the general principles of diagnosis and Prevention. Etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, pathological anatomy, clinic, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and Prevention of the most common infectious diseases geographical distribution of the most important diseases in Asia, Africa, Oceania. The specifics of the work of a doctor in tropical countries.  
Profile subjects ПП/ЖООК  
Module-hygiene disciplines  
Occupational Health and safety The Department of Preventive Medicine, which studies the influence of factors of the labor process and the production environment on the human body in order to scientifically substantiate the standards and means of preventing occupational diseases and other adverse consequences of the impact of working conditions on workers.  
Radiation Hygiene Studies the conditions, types and consequences of exposure to ionizing radiation on a person and develops measures aimed at protecting his health. The study of this discipline should cover the spectrum of issues related to the development of protective and preventive measures when working with sources of ionizing radiation, as well as radiation safety of the population  
Hygiene of children and adolescents The discipline studies the conditions of the habitat and activity of children, the influence of conditions on the health and functional state of a growing organism, and develops practical measures to preserve and strengthen the health of the body of children and adolescents. To study the fundamental foundations, principles, methodological approaches, legislative framework, theoretical and applied aspects of preventive and current supervision in the field of hygiene of children and adolescents  
Communal hygiene To form in students knowledge about the nature and degree of adverse impact on human health in the conditions of settlements and the ability to develop, organize and perform a set of medical and preventive measures and develop hygienic standards and sanitary measures to create the most favorable living conditions in settlements  
Nutritional hygiene Ensuring the safety of food raw materials and food products is one of the main tasks that determine the health of the population and the preservation of the gene pool. Sanitary and epidemiological control of food facilities studies modern requirements that allow you to freely navigate in matters of safety, quality and expertise of food raw materials, prevention of their pollution, as well as methods of control over the production of food products at the enterprise.  
Basics of proper nutrition The subject in question is the consumption of food substances, metabolism, transport, elimination and assimilation of food energy, as well as the factors that influence a person’s food choices. Proper nutrition ensures the vital activity of the body, helps to increase productivity and creates conditions for adaptation to the environment, preventing alimentary diseases, and increasing life expectancy  
Module regulatory legal acts regulating the sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population


Familiarization and study of the current regulatory and technical documentation in the field of Hygiene and epidemiology. Be able to use legislative, regulatory and methodological documentation in the implementation of State Sanitary and epidemiological supervision on hygiene and epidemiology to justify sanitary and hygienic measures, ensure the sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population, protect consumer rights in their professional activities.  
Module-actual problems of Public Health  
Hospital hygiene and epidemiology Prevention of infections related to the provision of medical care at the level of preventive sanitary supervision, control at the level of current supervision to identify adverse factors of the internal environment of the EPD and ensure sanitary and anti-epidemic, disinfection regime, Organization of infection control and ensuring risk management in the conditions of the functioning of a medical organization, which is a conditional complex of special factors of the human-hospital environment system  
Hygiene in the event of an emergency Emergency situations – Emergency Situations) — Determination, criteria for the deterioration of emergency situations, factors leading to emergency situations. Medical and sanitary support of the population in the elimination of the consequences of emergency situations of a chemical, radiation and bacterial nature. Sanitary and anti — epidemic (preventive) measures to eliminate the consequences. Disaster Medicine Service, State Emergency Prevention and response system.  
Public health Studies demographic trends, patterns of Population Development, the impact of socio-economic factors and external environmental conditions on the health of the population and substantiates the system of state, public and medical measures to protect the health of citizens, assessment of the health status of the population.  
Public health Modern theories of Medicine and healthcare. Organizational and legal framework of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Fundamentals of the organization of medical and preventive care for the population. Health Planning and financing. Fundamentals of health insurance. Fundamentals of Health Management. Statistical processing of material. Assessment, calculation, forecasting of demographic indicators. Conduct a survey, create. Reporting of medical institutions, registration and evaluation of indicators. Features of planning, financing of sanitary and epidemiological institutions  
Economy in health care Possession of modern scientific and practical knowledge on health economics: the mechanism of economic activity of an economic entity, the ability to apply the knowledge gained in the field of Health Economics to determine the economic activity of economic links, the basics of financing medical organizations  
Module — Epidemiology  
Introduction to epidemiology with the basics of evidence-based medicine Epidemiology is a general medical science in the system of practical health care. The epidemic process (the doctrine of EP, the mechanism of development, driving forces, manifestations of EC. epidemiological diagnostics. Statistical indicators used to determine and assess the incidence, risk factors of the population. Management in the anti-epidemic system. Epidemiological surveillance. Evidence-based medicine. The degree of evidence of different types of epidemiological studies.  
Epidemiology of noncommunicable diseases The subject of the study of the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases (IEA), goals and objectives, the structure of IEA. An epidemiological approach to the study of IEA, the identification of the causes and factors of the occurrence of IEA among different groups of the population, the relationship with lifestyle, natural, climatic and social conditions, economic situation and the level of medical services. Development of rational approaches to the Prevention of morbidity and mortality.  
Fundamentals of biosafety International and national regulatory documents on Biosafety. Basel Convention. Requirements for ensuring infection safety for employees in BSL 3-4 laboratories. Especially dangerous pathogens, characteristics, surveillance, infection and industrial control system. Sanitary protection of the country’s territory from the import and spread of particularly dangerous infections. International medical and sanitary regulations. New challenges and threats of an epidemiological nature.  
Epidemiology of infectious (parasitic) diseases Epidemiology of infectious diseases-goals, objectives, methods. Indications for acute and retrospective epidanalysis, reproductive numbers, etc. Environmental characteristics of pathogens of human infectious diseases, biological and ecological groups of pathogens. Nosoforms and dependence on the species neighborhood of the pathogen. Tracking of aerosol, intestinal, parenteral, vector, zoonotic infections and protozoa. Controlled and unmanaged infections by immunoprophylaxis. The system of preventive and anti-epidemic measures.  
Elective subjects (selection components БД/КВ)  
Public health risk assessment Formation of skills for assessing risk for the health status of the population from environmental pollution (hereinafter referred to as the methodology) determines the procedure and calculation of the impact of environmental factors on the health status of the population in the process of implementing various stages of Environmental Control and regulation  
Sanitary and hygienic laboratory research Knowledge and skills of sanitary and hygienic laboratory research, taking into account the current provisions of sanitary rules and norms. Methods of sampling and preparation of samples of environmental objects for further hygienic research. To study the basics of Metrology, standardization, certification, organization of labor protection in health departments.  
Fundamentals of quality assurance The quality of medical care is a set of characteristics of medical care that reflect the ability to meet the needs of patients, taking into account the standards of health care that correspond to the current level of medical science and the availability of medical care. Within the framework of this discipline, students get acquainted with quality indicators, the activities of the Joint Commission on the quality of medical services and the role of its subcommittees  
Health entrepreneurship To teach the basics of entrepreneurship in healthcare, to study the patient market, the market for medical services, external and internal factors affecting the success of the business.  Business plan. Forms of economic organizations engaged in entrepreneurship in medicine. activities of organizations and individuals aimed at obtaining profit through the provision of services  
Elective subjects (elective component ПП/КВ)  
Modern assessment concept of professional risk management analysis The formation of a student’s theoretical and practical training in Occupational Medicine, the creation of healthy and safe working conditions for the working population, ensuring sanitary and epidemiological well-being in the field of preserving and strengthening the health of workers exposed to the threat of harmful effects of factors of the working environment and the labor process  
Social and hygienic monitoring The study of this discipline allows students to master the knowledge of conducting socio-hygienic monitoring to assess the sanitary and epidemiological situation, using specialized equipment provided for use in the professional sphere, using the basics of legal knowledge in professional activities, organizing and managing the activities of organizations and (or) their structural divisions that carry out their activities in order to ensure the sanitary and epidemiological situation.epidemiological welfare of the population  
Regulatory support of sanitary and epidemiological welfare Formation of knowledge that determines the legal, economic and social conditions for ensuring the sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The legal basis for regulating relations in the field of sanitary and epidemiological well-being. Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan other legislative acts on the protection of the environment and public health.  
Hygienic foundations of the formation of the health of children and adolescents Knowledge about the formation of the health of the children’s and adolescent population, physiological and hygienic foundations of children’s activities, hygienic requirements for children’s household items, architectural and planning solutions and hygienic principles of the use of institutions, national strategy in the interests of children, Organization of hygienic education and approaches to the formation of a healthy lifestyle, medical and sanitary and epidemiological support for children and adolescents  
Methods for predicting Environmental Quality Public Health Forms knowledge about the impact of environmental factors on health . Animal modeling method. development of scientific methods for assessing risk in the impact of environmental factors on public health. Types of forecasting and forecasting methods. Basic principles of Environmental Quality Management and environmental policy.  
Internship (ПДО)  
Module-hygiene and epidemiology  


Prevention of infectious and occupational diseases by studying the factors of prevention, detection and elimination of harmful effects of adverse environmental factors on the health status of the population, monitoring the sanitary and epidemiological situation and supervision over the implementation by enterprises, institutions, organizations, officials and citizens of sanitary rules and norms, hygienic standards, sanitary legislation and laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan parts of human health.  
Epidemiology Parasitic nature of pathogens of infectious diseases. Conditionally pathogenic parasites of a person, the relativity of distinguishing between pathogenic and conditionally pathogenic pathogens. Nosological independence of infectious diseases, its dependence on the type of pathogen. Environmental characteristics of pathogens of human infectious diseases, biological and ecological groups of pathogens. The concept of» infection reservoir». Controlled infections. Opportunities and prospects for the elimination of infectious diseases. Anti-epidemic measures  
Sanitary and epidemiological examination Organoleptic, sanitary-hygienic, microbiological, virological, parasitological, sanitary-chemical, immunobiological, molecular-genetic, toxicological, radiological, radiometric, dosimetric measurements, measurement of electromagnetic fields and physical factors, Organization of the study of a complex of other studies and tests, as well as examination of projects in order to assess the compliance of projects, Products, Business Objects with regulatory legal acts in the field of sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population.  
Experience (professional/industrial),


Training and production practice  
Laboratory assistant of the microbiological laboratory » educational practice Aimed at the formation of general and professional competencies.

get an idea of the organization and mode of operation of the microbiological laboratory. Mastering the practical skills of disinfection, sterilization methods. Mastering the practical skills of the microscopic research method of preparing a culture medium and sowing infectious material

Professional Practice «Assistant hygienist and epidemiologist» The methodology for collecting and assessing information about the state of health of the population, the methodology for conducting epidemiological analysis of the incidence of the population, the principles of carrying out sanitary and epidemiological examinations, sanitary and epidemiological(hygienic) investigations, inspections, studies/ tests, working with regulatory, regulatory and technical, legislative and legal documentation within professional activities.  
Industrial practice of a master’s student As a result of the undergraduate’s practice, the student consolidates practical skills in solving organizational, economic and managerial tasks; develops documents of regulatory and methodological support of the organization’s personnel management system; collects practical material for writing the analytical part of the master’s thesis; prepares analytical materials to justify the problem under study; conducts information — analytical and information-bibliographic work with the involvement of modern IT-technologies  
Experimental research work  

— research work of the master’s student

 Performed using modern methods of experimental research, based on the best international experience in the field of relevant knowledge. The graduate will have the skills to collect, analyze hygiene studies, and describe the conducted research.