The Federal State Budgetary Institute «The Nikiforov Russian Center of Emergency and Radiation Medicine»
The Ministry of Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.


Educational activities

Educational activity is among priorities for NRCERM and is performed based on the licence from the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia for educational activities in the area of graduate and additional vocational training. It includes training of Russian and foreign professionals at the postgraduate course, residency, advanced training. The training is provided by more than 30 professors and doctors of science, 10 associate professors and PhDs.

Educational services
1. Postgraduate course (3-year training in the following specialties):

05.26.02 Safety in emergency situations (medical, psychological, biological sciences)
14.00.05 Internal medicine
14.00.46 Clinical laboratory investigations
14.00.50 Occupational medicine
14.00.54 Medical-social expertise and medical-social rehabilitation
19.00.04 Medical psychology

2. Clinical residency (2-year training in the following specialties):

Functional diagnostics
Clinical laboratory investigations

3. Advanced training (72–500 training hours):

Clinical laboratory investigations
Emergency care in therapeutic pathology
Radiation medicine
Medical-psychological assistance in crisis and emergency situations
Clinical immunology
Urgent cardiology
Nurse business arrangement
Medical-psychological support during rescue activities in emergency situations
Functional diagnostics
Occupational medicine (occupational health)
Medical-social expertise and medical-social rehabilitation
Public health and public health arrangement

Programs for advanced training of physicians were developed: medical genetics, clinical immunology, clinical biochemistry, urgent psychological assistance, emergency care in therapeutic pathology, radiation injuries, etc. in other main directions of the Centre activities.
Altogether, more than 1000 persons received advanced training in NRCERM from 2001 to 2009.