Educational purpose and medical student’s achievements in clinical training in an university hospital in Kermanshah

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Reza Pourmirza Kalhori 1 , * , Nazanin Razazian 2 , Arsalan Naderipour 1 , Farid Najafi 3 , Afshin Almasi 3 , Ali Hassanpour Dehkordi 4

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1 Dept. of Medical Emergency, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Dept. of Neurology, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Dept. of Biostatistic and Epidemiology, School of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

4 Dept. of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sharkord University of Medical Sciences, Sharkord, Iran

How to Cite: Pourmirza Kalhori R, Razazian N, Naderipour A, Najafi F, Almasi A, et al. Educational purpose and medical student’s achievements in clinical training in an university hospital in Kermanshah, J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2010 ; 13(4):e79587.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 13 (4); e79587
Published Online: March 19, 2010
Article Type: Research Article
Received: April 19, 2009
Accepted: September 22, 2009

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Abstract

Background: One of the most important components of educational technology is an educational plan. Medical education needs to evaluate regular educational achievements particularly in clinical training.  This study was carried out to investigate medical students achievement compare to educational prepuces in clinical training in Kermanshah Emam Reza hospital.

Methods: In this Descriptive-analytical study. 135 students in level of replacement and internship were selected through stratified random sampling method during the first semester of year 2008. Data was collected using researchers planned questionnaire.  15 experts in medical education area confirmed its face and content validity. To confirm the reliability of the questionnaire we checked Spearman- Brown in a pilot study (r=0.86). Data were analyzed using SPSS13.

Results: The finding indicated that 11.1% of students were not achieved, 85.2% moderately achieved and only 3.7% of them were completely achieved to educational aims in clinical training. No significant differences were observed between gender, year of study and level of study. However there were statistically significant difference associations between students' achievement to educational aims in clinical training and introducing training objectives, evaluation methods and having an introduction session at the beginning of clinical training as well as induction training in the emergency ward.

Conclusion: This study reveals that there are still some spaces and opportunities for increasing the medical students' achievement to educational aims in clinical training. This study recommended that at the beginning of clinical training with use of: aims, evaluation methods, justify session presented to the students and use of emergency wards for education, could increase achievement to educational aims in clinical training in medical students.

Keywords

Educational Achievement Medical Students Clinical training

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