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Research in Medical Education 2016, 8(2): 77-83 Back to browse issues page
Quality of Education Provided at The Clinical Skills Lab From Medical Students’ viewpoints in Guilan University of Medical Sciences
H Khoshrang, A Salari, I Dadgaran, F Moaddab *, L Rouh-Balasii, I Pourkazemi
Nursing Department, Medical Education Research Center, Education Development Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran. , fatemeh_moaddab@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Clinical training as an important period of medical education has a major role in shaping students' professional capabilities. Given the importance of this issue, Practical medical training expeienced dramatic changes during the past two decades and move towards the development of clinical skills training labs. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the quality of training provided in the clinical skills lab from the viewpoints of medical students of Guilan University of Medical Sciences.

Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed in clinical skills lab of Guilan University of Medical Sciences, on all medical trainees that introduced to the clinical skills lab for training course in 2014-15. Sampling method was census and was included 50 students. Data were collected by researcher-made questionnaire with 20 questions for 8 groups: internal medicine, pediatrics, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, anesthesia, ENT and general surgery. Also, data were analyzed using SPSS software and descriptive and inferential statistical tests (Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Mann-Whitney U and Spearman).

Results: The students in different educational groups  involved in this study evaluate this course at good level as follow: internal medicine (90.8%), pediatrics(68.2%), urology(100%) ,surgery(68.2%),ENT (90.9%), orthopedic (77.3%)  and anesthesia (86.4%) but (54.5%) of students in gynecology group evaluate this course weak, overall, 68.2% of the students expressed that quality of training for all groups was good. there was no statistically significant relationship between quality of training and variables including  age (P=0.52), sex (P=0.55) and OSCE score (P=0.19).

Conclusion: As the clinical skill labs consider the first place to convert theoretical learning into practical learning and students were not satisfied with the quality of education in some groups, further studies to solve  the problems and improve the quality of education in these clinics is recommended.

Keywords: Training, Clinical Skills, Students
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Khoshrang H, Salari A, Dadgaran I, Moaddab F, Rouh-Balasii L, Pourkazemi I. Quality of Education Provided at The Clinical Skills Lab From Medical Students’ viewpoints in Guilan University of Medical Sciences. Research in Medical Education. 2016; 8 (2) :77-83
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