learning technology, professionally-oriented learning technology, professional orientation of teaching chemistry, case technology, case study method, professional competence, pharmacy, pharmacy specialist.


The article substantiates the expediency of using case technology in the process of studying chemical disciplines, which is not only one of the top priorities of modern professionally-oriented learning technologies, but also adapted to the formation of professional competence of future specialists in the field of pharmacy. The tendencies of introduction of the case study method in the practice of professional higher education are revealed; the main tasks and objectives of application of the case method in the process of professional training of students are formulated. Case-study based lessons are reviewed and described, major stages of “case” use are highlighted, as well as the role of the teacher and the student at each corresponding stage is indicated. Authors’ own case-study based technologies and experience of their successful and effective practical application and exploitation in the process of studying chemical disciplines in Zhytomyr College of Pharmacy are revealed and substantiated.

The article contains the results and analysis of the responses of undergraduates and first-year students about the need for chemical knowledge, which were collected through an anonymous survey. The role, criteria, stages of realization of professional orientation of teaching chemistry as a complex multifunctional process aimed at students' awareness of motives, needs of future professional activity, combination of theoretical and practical components of educational content are clarified. The value of the case study method in the professional development of a pharmaceutical specialist during college studies is argued.

The aim of the study is to expand the range of opportunities for teachers of professional higher education to use the latest technology of case-study in the process of forming the professional competence of future pharmacists in the process of studying chemical disciplines. The result of the use of case technology is the training of a qualified competitive specialist, as well as the formation of key competencies of the student, his/her ability to self-development, self-determination, self-education.


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