Preventive Care, also known as Preventive Medicine or Prophylaxis is a field of medicine which consists of measures taken for the prevention of a disease. Many factors including environmental factors, genetic predisposition, disease agents and lifestyle are responsible for affecting our health in many ways. Health, disease, and disability being dynamic processes begin before a person realizes that he is affected. Preventive Care can be categorized as primal, primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.
The duration of the complete course in Preventive Care at Orenburg is 6 years. The curriculum of the course includes a total of 12960 class hours and major subjects are taught in 2443 hours. Practical training is provided to the students in preventive care in Orenburg State Medical University. The training for medical student in preventive care includes assisting medical attendants, charge nurses, a treatment nurse, a hospital based physician, or a physician at the Federal State-Funded Healthcare Institution “The center of hygiene and epidemiology”. Orenburg State Medical University offers high quality education along with practical training which helps the students in becoming successful practitioners.