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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2019, 19 - : 385-393 Back to browse issues page
Medical Students' Satisfaction of Clinical Informationist Educational Program
Marzieh Tahmasebi , Peyman Adibi, Firoozeh Zare-Farashbandi, Abolfazl Taheri, Ahmad Papi, Alireza Rahimi
, a_rahimi@mng.mui.ac.ir
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Introduction: Determination of learners' education satisfaction is one of the most significant criteria for assessing the performance of health educational systems. The study was conducted to evaluate the medical students' satisfaction from clinical informationist educational program.
Methods: To conduct this study a quasi-experimental posttest design was embraced. The sample was included 30 medical students that were selected by the Convenience time based sequential sampling method. Educational intervention of clinical informationist was done for 10 days. The Clinical Informationist along with the medical student participated in the clinical round, noted the clinical questions and teaching how to search for questions. After clinical round, the Clinical Informationist held a workshop about databases every day. Data were collected by a questionnaire and analyzed by the descriptive statistics and using Excel 2016 software.
Results: The average score of medical students' satisfaction was 4.34(±0/551) for content of program, 4.32(±0/659) for educator, 3.85(±0/470) for educational methods and 3.64(±0/872) for educational facilities. The interest of medical students was 50% very high, 40% high and 10% moderate in tendency for implementing and continuing of the educational program.
Conclusion: The overall medical students' satisfaction has been increased in terms of content, educator, method and facilities in the clinical informationist educational program.

Keywords: Clinical Informationist, Clinical Librarian, Educational Program, Medical Students, Satisfaction.
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: Program Evaluation
Received: 2019/06/3 | Accepted: 2019/08/17

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