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Investigation of educational needs correspondence with educational content of workshops in prevalent psychiatry & pediatric diseases according to subjects of continuing education in Kerman University of Medical Sciences
Hamed Reihani Kermani , Esmat Nohi, Nozar Nakheii
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Introduction. Determining educational needs is the first step in educational planning. Need assessment influences all the decisions regarding educational content, objectives & effective use of resources. To determine the correspondence of educational needs & content in the psychiatry & pediatrics prevalent diseases workshops. Methods. To do this cross- sectional study, 50 physicians participating in the psychiatry & pediatrics workshops in 1380 were studied. Two questionnaires of continuing educational programs were used, including 2 sections: demographic features & some questions boxed on 5-rate likert scale to investigate the correspondence of needs & content . Their validity was calculated using content validity, the views of experts(r=0.98) & reliability using re. Test (r=0.85). Antibiotics usage (96.1%) & acute respiratory infections (80.7) were the most needed in pediatrics workshops. The most correspondence between needs & content belonged to fever sork-u (83%), clinical usage of antibiotic (81.8%). The least correspondences were observed between typhoid fever (25%), brucellosis (16.6%), dermatologic diseases (16.7%). Stress disorders (82.6%), drug treatment (69.6%) were mentioned as the most important needs in the psychiatric diseases workshops. Stress disorders (74%), addiction (70.4%) showed the most correspondent, the least correspondence was related to psychopathology (25.9%), somatoform disorders (22.2%). There was a significant relationship between the participants work experience and their views regarding the correspondence between needs & content in psychiatry workshops (P<0.05) so that those with higher work experience mentioned more correspondence. A significant relationship was observed between sex and their views in pediatrics workshops (P<0.05), mal reported more correspondence. Conclusion. We need to plan the content of the future workshops based on the subjects needs. This leads to a more effective education and the subjects’ satisfaction.
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Received: 2007/05/27
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Reihani Kermani H, Nohi E, Nakheii N. Investigation of educational needs correspondence with educational content of workshops in prevalent psychiatry & pediatric diseases according to subjects of continuing education in Kerman University of Medical Sciences. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2002; 2 :34-34
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