Analysis of implementation of specialist studies for medical professions Faculty of Medical Sciences, University "Goce Delchev" - experiences and needs

University ‘Goce Delcev’ – Stip is one of the youngest and the most successful universities in the Republic of Macedonia, existing from 2007, with 13 faculties among which is the Faculty of Medical Sciences. The Faculty itself also consists of professional studies with duration of three years, where higher medical staff is being educated through several study programmes for: medical nurse – technician, laboratory technician, optometry and optics, and physiotherapists and prosthodontics. Designing educational programs to improve these interactions is a major goal of continuing professional development, and one approach for educational planners to effect desired changes is simulation-based education.