Investigation of medical stagers and interns satisfaction on OSCE as a clinical skill evaluation method in Kerman University of Medical Sciences

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Zahra Jalili 1 , * , Esmat Noohi 1 , Batool Ahmadpour 1

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1 Iran

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Strides in Development of Medical Education: 2 (1); e57557
Published Online: June 26, 2005
Article Type: Research Article
Received: July 04, 2017
Accepted: March 30, 2005

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Abstract

Background­: Exact and objective evaluation of professional competency is one of the most important aspects in medical students' clinical education.Objective structural clinical exam (OSCE) evaluates a large spectrum of technical and basic skills in an experimental setting .

Objective: To determine the satisfaction of medical stagers and interns in Kerman University of Medical Sciences on evaluation based on OSCE.

Methods: All the medical students experienced the OSCE were selected as the population of this cross – sectional research. To gather the data , a researcher – made questionnaire with a proper validity and reliability was used.

Results: The findings indicated the respondents having experienced OSCE totally got 76.4%of the total scor of satisfsction, so they were satisfied with this evaluation method. The students agreed or completely agreed on 73.1% of the statements, and 13.9% selected disagreed or completely disagreed. Most of the students (93.8%) agreed on doing this method in other wards. A significant relationship (P<0.01) was observed between students' satisfaction and agreement on using this method in other educational groups but no difference was observed on other background variables.

Conclusion: . Since the student were satisfied with OSCE, it seems necessary to develop this evaluation method in all clinical groups .

Keywords

Clinical evaluation objective structured clinical evaluation stager intern satisfaction

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