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rme 2017, 9(3): 79-74 Back to browse issues page
Self-Assessment of Senior Dental Students about Acquired Skills Based on the Educational Program
P Nejad Shamsi , H R Zaker-Jafari , M Basirat , A Zaker-Jafari
Medical Education Research Center, Dental Sciences Research Center. Department of Oral and maxillofacial medicine. Dental faculty. Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht,Iran , maryam_basirat18@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Self-assessment is one of the methods for evaluating clinical skills acquired by graduated student .The aim of this study was to investigate the self-assessment of senior dental students clinical skills based on curriculum in  Guilan University of medical sciences.
Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional study, the clinical skills of all senior dental students of Rasht dental school (34 students) were assessed through a researcher-made questionnaire in 2014-2015.The validity and reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed through content validity test and Cronbach's alpha test (α= 0.8). Data were analyzed by Descriptive statistics, Friedman and chi - square test through SPSS.
Results: The average score of students' assessment about their clinical skills (from 25 grades) was 17.38 ± 2.81. The finding showed that student self-assessment scores were significantly different in different departments (P <0.001). The highest and the lowest average score was in oral and maxillofacial surgery (7.60) and orthodontic department respectively (2.76).
Conclusion: Students' evaluation about their skills was good in most sectors. It is believed that by using modern teaching methods, significant advances will be made to increase students' clinical skills.
Keywords: Students [MeSH], Dental , Curriculum [MeSH], Self- Assessment [MeSH], Clinical Skill ,
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Nejad Shamsi P, Zaker-Jafari H R, Basirat M, Zaker-Jafari A. Self-Assessment of Senior Dental Students about Acquired Skills Based on the Educational Program. rme. 2017; 9 (3) :79-74
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پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education