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Research in Medical Education 2013, 5(1): 31-35 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Medical Students Pre-Internship Exam Score in Pathology before and after Integration Program of Physiopathology Level in Qazvin
A Allami *, A Javadi
Associated proffesor Department of statistics, Qazvin University of Medical Science, Qazvin, Iran. , allami9@yahoo.com
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 Introduction: Integration as a key strategy in the educational system has been accepted. In Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, pathology integrated with pharmacology and internal courses is offered at physiopathology level. This study to try compare the test scores of pathology courses in the pre-Internship before and after integrated with Physiopathology deals.

 Methods: In this cross sectional study, 97 medical student’s scores of Pathology Courses before and after integration implementation ( between March 2011 until September 2012) were analyzed. Overall evaluation based on student Pre-apprenticeship exam scores was conducted. Data using descriptive and inferential statistics (mean, SD, independent T-test) were analyzed ( using SPSS software).

 Results: of 97 students, 60 and 37 students were before and after integration, respectively. 39% of students were male. Of ten questions pathology, scores obtained before integration program was 3.93 SD 1.19 and after integration was 5.32 with a standard deviation of 1.41 that the difference between them was statistically significant (p<0001). The differences between pre-internship means scores between two groups was 11.5 and mean scores integration group were significantly higher than second group.

 Conclusions: These results indicate that the integration improved Pathology course scores in pre- internship exam.

Keywords: Integration, Pathology, Pathophysiology, Pre-internship
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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.rme.5.1.31


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Allami A, Javadi A. Evaluation of Medical Students Pre-Internship Exam Score in Pathology before and after Integration Program of Physiopathology Level in Qazvin. Research in Medical Education. 2013; 5 (1) :31-35
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