Practical guidelines

DOI: http://doi.org/10.31928/2305-3127-2021.1.4144 

The recommended time ranges for functional studies

Guidelines of the Working Group on Functional Diagnostics of the Ukrainian Association of Cardiology

Draft recommendations on estimated time norms for functional research were developed by the working group on preparation of normative documents on functional diagnostics of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, established in accordance with Order №146-Adm of 27.06.2013 with the participation of leading specialists of health care institutions Of Ukraine, NAMS of Ukraine and heads of departments of the system of postgraduate training of doctors, where the teaching of functional diagnostics. The task of preparing this document was determined by the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine №670 / 65 of 31.07.2013 "On the organization and operation of the functional diagnostic system in health care institutions of Ukraine", registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 20.08.2013 on №1437 / 23969. It is driven by the great need of public and private health care providers to set timelines for the many new research methods that have emerged in recent decades. These methods are included in the list of qualification requirements for physicians in functional diagnostics of different qualification categories in accordance with the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine №768 of 26.07.2016 "On amendments to the Handbook of qualification characteristics of occupations. Issue 78 "Health Care". In 2016-2017, the recommendations were publicly discussed as a draft Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, which should replace the previous normative document on estimated time norms for functional studies, issued in 1988. In 2020, the guidelines were further discussed and supplemented by a working group functional diagnostics of the All-Ukrainian Association of Cardiologists of Ukraine with the involvement of specialists in related specialties. The project was approved at the meeting of the General Assembly of the All-Ukrainian Association of Cardiologists of Ukraine within the XXI National Congress of Cardiologists of Ukraine on September 25, 2020.

Key words: functional diagnostics, functional researches, time norms.

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