The Views of Interns of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Regarding Practical Education and Clinical Skills Based on the Basic Minimum Competencies Statement of General Practitioners in Iran

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Mahasti Alizade 1 , Houman Yazdchi 2 , Hossein Mazouchian 3 , *

1 Specialist in Communication Medicine, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Medicine AND Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran, Iran

2 General Practitioner, School of Medicine, Medical Education Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran, Iran

3 Medical Student, School of Medicine, Student Research Committee, Medical Education Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran, Iran

How to Cite: Alizade M, Yazdchi H , Mazouchian H . The Views of Interns of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Regarding Practical Education and Clinical Skills Based on the Basic Minimum Competencies Statement of General Practitioners in Iran , Strides Dev Med Educ. 2015 ; 12(4):e58606.

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Strides in Development of Medical Education: 12 (4); e58606
Published Online: October 28, 2015
Article Type: Research Article
Received: July 24, 2017
Accepted: June 08, 2015

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Abstract

Background & Objective: Medical education is based on both practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Clinical skills training is an essential component of medical education. One of the best evaluation methods for educational systems is to determine learners' opinions on the quality of teaching. In this study, senior medical students' views of practical education and clinical skills were studied.

Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, in 2012 on 122 senior medical interns in their 14th semester. A questionnaire consisting of 18 items regarding clinical and communication skills and 35 items regarding practical measures was distributed among participants. Descriptive statistical methods were used to analyze the acquired data.

Results: Among the participants, 11.3% and 48.7% reported a very high rate and high rate of communication skills, respectively. Moreover, 62.5% of students reported that they had received the necessary education on first aid skills, and only 13.7% and 2.5% reported low and very low ability in this regard.

Conclusion: In terms of obtaining accurate and purposeful clinical history and data recording, the students had received favorable training. However, other skills were reported to be at low and very low levels.

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Clinical skills General practitioner Intern Abilities

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