Odessa National Medical University

1. General provisions

1.1. The Code of Ethics (hereinafter referred to as the Code) is a set of provisions defining the requirements for persons who work and study at the Odessa National Medical University (hereinafter – ONMEDU, university), standards of conduct and relationships of the parties involved in the educational process. The Code is compiled according to the moral essence of the ONMED, norms of medical ethics, aimed at affirming goodness, humanity, humanity, and generally accepted norms of ethics, morals, respect for colleagues, state and society in general.

1.2. The purpose of this Code is the comprehensive and harmonious development of people who study and work in the OSMED, promote cooperation and achieve the highest results in the field of professional activities of each member of the University and student community.

1.3. The objectives of this code are:

  • Definition of the rules of conduct that contribute to the formation of social consciousness as a set of moral values ​​in different spheres of communication;
  • Strengthening the corporate culture of people who work and study at the university, support of the spirit of cohesiveness, patriotism, democracy, pride in the UNMedia at the student and university community;
  • Creation of the most comfortable conditions of study and work, favorable psychological climate in the educational environment of the university;
  • Preservation and strengthening of the prestige and image of the ONMedU as a university with stable ethical traditions due to the formation in the public consciousness of the image of a student and employee of the university as a highly intellectual, fully developed and socially useful person.

1.4. This Code is a moral reference and applies to all persons who:

  • The university community works and represents: a professorial teaching staff and a scientific staff, employees of university clinics and research institutes, administrative and managerial staff, technical staff;
  • Study at postgraduate and postgraduate levels: students, docking, postgraduate students, undergraduates, clinicians, interns, interns, cours-saints, course attenders, etc. (Hereinafter – students and persons studying at the postgraduate level).

The basic moral principles of all the above persons should be: humane attitude towards people; Respect for the rights, honor and dignity of another person; decency; honesty; truthfulness; Responsibility and loyalty to the accepted commitment; adherence to principles. Everyone should perceive themselves as responsible members of the university and student community, to be proud of their belonging to him, to follow moral and ethical rules, and to remember that everyone contributes to strengthening the image and business reputation of the OSMED.

2. General responsibilities of persons who work and study at the university

2.1. Respect the rights and dignity of the individual. Relationships between students, post-graduate students, leavers and staff should be based on mutual respect and co-work, tact and correctness, courtesy and mutual assistance.

2.2. To be bearers of high culture, decency, tolerance, to promote the moral and cultural growth of others.

2.3. Take care of corporate and social interests. Follow the standards of professional and corporate ethics, refrain from ill-conceived statements.

2.4. To promote the effective work of the university as a training center, providing a process of obtaining, transmitting and disseminating knowledge.

2.5. To show by their own example respect for the traditions, history, symbols of the ONMed, the necessity of observing the rules of labor and on-study discipline in accordance with the Charter, internal regulations of the university, this Code and other normative documents.

2.6. Apply carefully to the property of the University, to monitor the cleanliness and order in its territory; Do not remain indifferent to the violation of the purity and order of others.

2.7. Observe ethical norms in language, behavior, adhere to the dress code in high school.

2.8. Remember the high status of a medical university, with honor and dignity to wear it and its work to justify the high rank of teacher, employee, student, student of postgraduate education.

2.9. To take a principled position in cases of violation of the law, the University Charter and this Code.

2.10. Avoid discrimination of teachers, staff, students and postgraduate students on national, racial, religious, gender and other grounds on an individual basis and within the framework of activities of socio-political and student organizations.

2.11. Increase your civic activity. Do not conduct political and ideological agitation, nor do not engage in commercial reha-lama in the university; Do not conduct activities that question the high moral status of a teacher, employee, student, student of postgraduate training of the ONMed.

2.12. Do not conduct antisocial activity that destabilises the order at the university and beyond, not to carry out actions that are contrary to the Constitution, the legislation of Ukraine.

3. Behavior of teachers and employees

In teaching activity:

  • Treat the ONMedU as a main professional duty; To support broad and deep competence in the field of academic disciplines being taught;
  • Maintain a high level of pedagogical qualification;
  • Honestly and objectively assess the knowledge, skills and abilities of trainees;
  • Adhere to labor discipline, refrain from using mobile communication in practical classes and lectures;
  • Do not disclose to third parties information related to students, postgraduate students: data on their academic success and personal information received during individual communication;
  • Not to require and not accept material assets or services for exhibiting for persons who are studying, evaluations or for facilitating the passage of these procedures of control of knowledge, skills and abilities;
  • Not engage in actions that may be qualified as verbal or physical aggression against trainees, intimidation, persecution;
  • Not to allow statements that degrade the honor and dignity of those who are studying, the use of coarse vocabulary in relation to them.

3.2. In scientific research, expert and medical advisory activity:

  • Give their strength, knowledge, experience to the cause of increasing the scientific achievements of the university;
  • To conduct scientific research according to the principle of openness of the received scientific results for criticism, re-examination and use by other researchers;
  • Seek to minimize the adverse impact of experiments on humans, animals and the environment, adhere to the principles of bioethics and ecology;
  • Not resort to plagiarism, appropriation of ideas from unpublished sources;
  • To use the results of scientific researches of their colleagues in accordance with the accepted in the academic environment of the rules of citation and registration of references;
  • Respect the right of co-authors;
  • By performing the functions of an expert or a reviewer, seek to objectively evaluate research projects and scientific works;
  • To maintain the confidentiality of unpublished information obtained during examination, review or scientific guidance;
  • To promote the scientific growth of the learners, as well as to acquire the skills of responsible scientific research.

3.3. In administrative and managerial and economic activity:

  • To prevent violations of professional ethics by other members of the co-operation of the university as a whole and the employees of the administrative aparaat of the university in particular;
  • To strive for the effective resolution of the problems of the university and its individual members as soon as possible;
  • Keep openness for public control of their activities;
  • When making decisions, to remain impartial and to be guided solely by the educational and scientific interests of the university community;
  • Do not make decisions based on anonymous or unverified data.

3.4. In relations with colleagues:

  • Keep a polite and respectful attitude to colleagues in a personal union and in a public exchange of opinions, not to deliberately undermine their professional reputation;
  • Not to commit actions which are qualified as intimidation, persecution, divorce in private life and image, not to disseminate false and competing information about colleagues;
  • Not to discriminate against colleagues on the basis of social status.

3.5. In relation to the university:

  • Respect the tradition and history of the ONMED;
  • Engaging in teaching, research, medical and counseling and socially useful work outside the university, should not jeopardize the interests of the university and the performance of their professional duties;
  • To take care of the prestige of the ONMEDU in the field of science and innovation activities, to defend his interests on issues of priority, patenting, etc.

4. The behavior of people studying at the university

4.1. In educational and research activities:

  • To seek profound knowledge in the relevant field: study diligently, not to miss classes without good reason, to participate in educational and research work;
  • To seek to maximize the opportunities provided by the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the chosen specialty;
  • fulfill the requirements laid daily routine University teach-lnymy programs, strict deadlines;
  • During the educational process, observe the following rules:
    • If a student is late for lessons, he must apologize and ask the teacher for permission to enter the classroom; The teacher has the right not to allow those who are late to take classes;
    • Not to hinder the course of the educational process; Demand this from others;
    • Not use external and distracting from teaching subjects (communication, entertainment, etc.); The mobile phone signal must be disconnected; Telephone conversation during the classroom is regarded as a gross violation of ethical standards;
    • Do not speak loudly in the premises of the university and clinical bases.
  • Personally not to use and combat such violations of the discipline as:
    • Passing the procedures for controlling knowledge by the persons;
    • Representation of materials (referees, control and diploma papers) taken from the Internet or from any other sources as outputs of own work;
    • Counterfeiting and falsification of business documents that have a direct or indirect relationship to the learning process.
  • Respect for someone else’s intellectual property and research priority, citing the source of materials used in the preparation of abstracts, course papers and theses;
  • Not to use prohibited auxiliary materials and technical means during the passage of procedures for controlling knowledge, skills and abilities, to rely solely upon the knowledge gained;
  • Not to use personal, family and other connections to receive a higher rating or to achieve other exceptions to general regulation;
  • Not to offer rewards to teachers or administration in order to facilitate the passage of knowledge control procedures, skills and abilities or to achieve other exceptions to general regulation;
  • Not to take actions that impede the implementation of the educational process.

4.2. In dealing with other learners:

  • Learn to work in a team and build a harmonious interpersonal relationship: helping colleagues in solving problems that arise, respect for classmates, junior students and other faculty members;
  • To support the atmosphere of kindness, friendship, mutual assistance and mutual responsibility in the group and university; Not to harm the work or the efforts of another student;
  • To prevent any form of humiliation of honor and dignity, physical and mental violence, obscene language, and the manifestations of discriminating against a person’s nationality by sexual, social, national, religious and other features;

4.3. In relations with teachers and staff of the university:

  • Seriously relate to the faculty and other staff of the university;
  • Welcome teachers and staff at the meeting; At the entrance of the teacher to the educational audience to greet (to say goodbye) to standing without words;
  • The relationship between students, faculty and administration should be based on mutual respect and cooperation, as well as on common ethical standards and a non-conflict compromise search;
  • Not commit actions that qualify as persecution, invasion of the pri-watt life of teachers and employees, not to allow them to communicate with them rudeness, familiarity, statements, humiliating their honor and dignity;
  • Not to disseminate false and compromising information about teachers and employees in their own media and in the media.

4.4. At official events at the university:

  • Refrain from a loud manifestation of emotions; it is important to treat actors on the stage;
  • During a formal event, the personal mobile telephony signal must be disconnected;
  • If necessary, leave the event before its completion wait for a pause between performances and go, without drawing attention by the actions of the speakers and other viewers;
  • Not to take actions that impede measures organized or sanctioned by the leadership of the university.

4.5. Out of the walls of the university:

  • Always and everywhere to protect the honor and dignity of a medical student;
  • In all cases it is critical to treat their actions, to anticipate their possible consequences, to avoid situations that could harm the prestige and image of the OSMED;
  • Not to appear in public places in an obscene manner, not to use an outrageous vocabulary, not to commit indecent acts that offend human dignity and public morality;
  • To behave correctly in public transport, give way to sick and elderly people, as well as passengers with children;
  • While traveling in transport, observe the rules of communication on te-lefon: to use it in case of emergency, briefly inform him / her the necessary information to the interlocutor, muffling the voice of the voice during communication.

4.6. In relation to the university as a whole:

  • Seriously treat the traditions, history, symbols of the ONMed;
  • To treat the property of the university with care: to the equipment of audiences, equipment, library resources;
  • To take care of preserving the purity in the classrooms and in the campus, remember that leaving chewing gum and other rubbish anywhere is unethical;
  • To recognize the necessity and usefulness of all activities aimed at strengthening the student self-government system, the development of student creative activity (scientific-educational, sports, artistic, etc.), to enhance the corporate culture and the image of the ONMED.

4.7. In becoming to yourself:

  • To observe personal hygiene and to try to maintain oneself in a good physical form, to lead a healthy way of life;
  • Fight harmful habits (smoking, using alcohol, drugs) as their own, and other members of the student community;
  • As a future doctor, to carry out sanitary and educational work among the population;
  • Remember the rules of etiquette (skip forward women, teachers, firstly, we welcome teachers, regardless of whether they are studying or not at them, etc.);
  • Respects and respects the cultural heritage of his country and contributes to its preservation and enhancement;
  • To take an active part in the life of the state, exercising its right to obey and be elected;
  • Not to allow disreputable statements and any compromising actions in relation to the symbols of the statehood of other states;
  • Realizing himself as a citizen of a multinational state, he treats all national cultures with peacekeepers.

5. General rules of the dress code at the university

5.1. The status of the ONMedU as a higher national medical institution involves certain requirements for the style of clothing and appearance (dress code) of each person who is studying and working at the university. It adjusts respect for each other, high-performance work and a valuable educational process on both sides; Promotes reputation and affirmation of the image and status of the university as an institution of high culture, morality and professionalism.

5.2. The appearance of members of the university and student community should be neat, restrained, neat.

5.3. The prevailing style of clothing is officially business. Wearing people who are studying, teachers and employees of clothes that does not meet the standards of a medical institution – sports suits, shorts, bridges, T-shirts, very short skirts and other over-open, fake or torn clothes (open stomach, deep neckline, cuts, transparent Clothes, etc.), as well as shales, male footwear on the naked leg – is not allowed, as it is contrary to the rules of medical ethics and is a sign of contempt for patients, teachers and colleagues.

5.4. While staying at the departments, clinical bases of the person studying, and teachers must adhere to a professional dress code that provides the medical form – a dressing gown and a medical cap only white, perfectly clean, edited. For teachers of a surgical profile, instead of a dressing gown, a medical trouser suit is allowed.

5.4.1. For students in clinical departments, in addition to the dressing gown and medical hats of white color, a changeable shoe on a stable washable sole or shoe, a mask.

5.4.2. The absence of an established medical form (or partial absence) is considered a violation of the discipline.

5.4.3. To promote the efficiency of work by wearing badges that indicate the surname, name, patronymic and employee position.

5.4.4. In addition to the medical form, the following requirements are imposed on the appearance of participants in the educational process: hair should be clean, have a tidy look, neatly refueled under a medical hat; Clean hands with short-cut nails, vague manicure. Do not use volumetric, bright decorations, daring makeup; Prohibited body piercing, visible tattoo, men’s earrings, bracelets.

5.5 In the premises of departments and clinics it is not allowed to wear other hats.

5.6. In places of common use (rectorate, dean’s office, catering, etc.), the faculty should be in regular clothes, without a medical form.

6. Responsibility for failure to comply with the provisions of the Code

6.1. The implementation of this Code is provided on the basis of moral self-control of each member of the university, student community. Everyone is obliged to adhere to this Code and when discovering violations try to stop them on their own.

6.2. Responsibility and control over observance of this Code are the heads of departments, departments, dean’s offices, seniority of groups, courses, heads of student councils of faculties, etc.

6.3. Persons who have committed a violation of the rules and provisions of this Code may be subject to moral condemnation (public discussion, etc.), measures of administrative, civil and criminal liability, depending on the systematic and grave nature of violations and the legislation of Ukraine.