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rme 2012, 4(2): 17-23 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Satisfaction Level of Orthopedic Interns from Direct Observation of procedural Skills Assessment (DOPS)
K Asadi , A R Mirbolook * , M Haghighi , A Sedighinejad , B Naderi nabi , S Abedi , F Dehsara
Orthopedic dept, school of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran , ahmadreza.mirblok@yahoo.com
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  Introduction : Since the efficiency, accuracy and students satisfaction as an assessment tool in clinical skills is very important, we consider medical students' opinions about direct observed procedural skills (DOPS) as one of the most common methods of assessing clinical skills.

  Methods : this is a descriptive, cross- sectional study, to assess interns comments & satisfaction rate of clinical skills assessment method (DOPS) at the end of orthopedic course, a researcher made questionnaire consists of 14 questions in three domains: scientific concept, Test performance & test method was used. Content validity & reliability of questionnaire was confirmed by CVI=95%, α=0.8, respectively. Results were analyzed SPSS soft ware.

  Results: 37.1% of students agreed that the test with DOPS method is suitable for clinical skills assessment. Also, 37.2% of students believed that clinical skills assessment DOPS cause stress. Most satisfaction percentile related to interns orientation about performing DOPS evaluation (57.2%), and minimum percentile related to devoting time for each procedure (40%) and non- compliance of patients with students during required procedures in test.

  Conclusion: Results of this study confirm the suitability of DOPS instrument for assessing clinical skills students as well as paying more attention in selecting the test procedures


Keywords: assessment, clinical skills, Intern, Dops
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Asadi K, Mirbolook A R, Haghighi M, Sedighinejad A, Naderi nabi B, Abedi S et al . Evaluation of Satisfaction Level of Orthopedic Interns from Direct Observation of procedural Skills Assessment (DOPS). rme. 2012; 4 (2) :17-23
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Volume 4, Issue 2 (10-2012) Back to browse issues page
پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education