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Faculty Members’ Experiences about Participating In Continuing Education Programs In 2016- 2017: a Qualitative Study
P Pourghane , AH Emamy Sigaroudy * , A Salary
Rasht-School of Nursing and Midwifery, Guilan university of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran , emamisig@gmail.com
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Introduction: Continuing education is a process that promotes the ability of the medical community and lifelong learning. Due to fact that, the existence of suitable platform as one of the main factors in effectiveness of continuing education, a thorough knowledge of faculty members’ experiences participating in continuing education programs enable us to identify the needs and influential factors in promoting and performing continuous education programs at the university. This qualitative research has been done to explain faculty members’ experiences about participating in Continuing Education Programs at Guilan university of Medical Sciences in 2017-2016.
Methods: This is a qualitative study (content analysis).  The research population was faculty member of Guilan University of Medical Sciences with a history of participating in at least three continuing education programs that selected through targeted sampling. Data were collected through semi- structured individual interviews. A qualitative content analysis method was used to analyze the data. The strength, accuracy and accuracy of the research were studied using Guba & Lincoln criteria.
Results: Based on findings, the three main themes and Nine sub-themes were: "continuous strategic education" (learning commitment, effective self- assessment, exchange of ideas/ "push for coercion of education" (the vacuum of inner thriller, the challenges of work, company only for obtaining a certificate/ “Shaky background)"poor teaching, planning malfunction, inefficient evaluation.
Conclusion: results show that, faculty members’ experiences of participating in continuing education programs including both effective and inefficient experiences so apply proper and efficient planning in order to creating  more motivation is necessary.
Keywords: Continuing Education, Faculty Member, Qualitative Study
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