UNPRI opens primary family medicine specialist training service – pewarta.co

Medan (Pewarta.co) – The Faculty of Medicine of Prima University Indonesia (UNPRI), the first private campus in the island of Sumatra, has been commissioned by the government to organize the primary service of specialized training in family medicine (family medicine) and has been licensed to provide the education that is urgently needed at this time.

The fact is that in other countries like America, Canada and Australia, family medicine has developed since the 1950s and has played a very important role in improving public health.

The Founder of Universitas Prima Indonesia, Prof. Dr.dr I Nyoman EL MKes AIFM accompanied by the Head of UNPRI, Dr. Tommy Leonard SH MKn said that UNPRI is very committed to supporting and ready to be a part of the government program to strengthen and improve health. services to improve the health status of the Indonesian population.

“The opening of Medical Education is a concrete manifestation of this support. So far, FK UNPRI has been entrusted with the training of bachelor’s, professional medicine, doctoral and doctoral degrees and received accreditation A (Excellent) for training from undergraduate to PhD,” Professor Nyoman said on Monday (26/12/2022).

It was stated that FK UNPRI received A accreditation for Bachelor of Medicine study program and Doctor profession study program in 2020 and in 2022 Master of Clinical Medicine (MKK) study program ) and the doctoral study program in medical sciences will receive accreditation from LamPTKes.

Chancellor of UNPRI Prof. Dr. Chrismis Novalinda Ginting, M.Kes accompanied by Vice Chancellor (WR) II Prof. Ermi Girsang MKes and WR IV UNPRI Dr. Ali Napiah Nasution MKT MKM Sp KKLP added, UNPRI FK also has its own teaching hospital , namely the Royal Prima General Hospital Medan and the Royal Prima Marelan General Hospital, so it is quite possible to organize specialized medical training both university and hospital.

“Besides opening KKLP (family medicine) specialty training, next year FK UNPRI will also open several other specialty medical training programs,” he said.

While the Dean of FK UNPRI, Prof. Dr. dr. H. Gusbakti Rusip, M.Sc, PKK, AIFM, AIFO-K, Sp.KKLP said that KKLP Specialist Doctor Education (Family Medicine) was formed to address disparities in health services.

The training of KKLP (Family Medicine) Specialist Physicians will last 7 semesters (3.5 years) in educational vehicles owned by Universitas Prima Indonesia and other healthcare institutions.

With the UNPRI KKLP (Family Medicine) specialist training, it is hoped that it will produce KKLP (Family Medicine) specialist physicians capable of providing
integrated and collaborative services for the community in primary health facilities in Indonesia to accelerate the achievement of national health development goals. (gusti/red)

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