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The clinical comparison of the Pediatrics Assistants' skills score, before and after the executive rotational style
Abdullah Karimi , Pooneh Tabibi, Reza Shiari , Seyed Alireza Fahimzad, Vahideh Zeinali, Elham Mousavi Nasab
Shahid Beheshti University of medical Sciences , shiareza@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Pediatrics assistants should have the same training program. Shahid Beheshti University of medical sciences has seven training hospital, however, there are no similar specialized departments in all of these hospitals. Therefore, it is necessary to develop identical rotational style in order to train assistants according curriculum. The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the pediatrics assistants' skills scores in clinic, before and after the executive rotational style.
Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out in two successive steps in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. In the first step, the rotational guideline was developed by the specialists and used for pediatrics assistants since 2015. The second step was carried out in 2017. In this phase, the effect of the implementation of the guideline was investigated by a researcher-made questionnaire. Eighty-four questionnaires were distributed among the pediatrics assistants of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Sixty-nine assistants fulfilled the questionnaires. Thirty-eight assistants have been trained by the rotational program and, 31 assistants have been trained by the old one. Data were collected from questionnaires, and analyzed using Spss software version 16. 0.
Results:The mean and standard deviation of the clinical skills scores were higher in rotational group of assistants, camper with the others especially in wards of neonatal, nephrology, emergency, infectious, gastroenterology, lung, heart, rheumatology, hematology, and oncology. The rotational group assistants earned lower clinical skills scores than the others in endocrinology (3. 7±1. 5) and asthma and allergy (4. 3±2. 1) departments.
Conclusion:the findings indicated that the implementation of rotational style in Shahid Beheshti University of medical sciences had a positive effect on the pediatrics assistants' clinical skills improvement.
 
Keywords: Rotational style, pediatrics assistants, educational plan, curriculum
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: Clinical Teaching
Received: 2018/08/4 | Accepted: 2019/04/10
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Karimi A, Tabibi P, Shiari R, Fahimzad S A, Zeinali V, Mousavi Nasab E. The clinical comparison of the Pediatrics Assistants' skills score, before and after the executive rotational style. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2019; 19 :104-113
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