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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2002, 2 - : 44-44 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Ph.D Nursing Entrance Exam
Sarvar Parvizy , Hamid Peiravi
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Introduction. Human resources are the most important source. It has a basic role in our country especially as a developing country. Postgraduate entrance exams are difficult exams due to fewer universities’ capacity, its costs and length, it can train our future builders as well. This study will describe & explain the statistical and evaluation criteria of Ph.D. entrance nursing exam in 1379. Methods. This is a descriptive/analytical study of both questions and answers of 1379 nursing doctoral exam. Result: Mean Difficulty indexes varied from 50.56, the most difficult to 60.31, the least difficult and all had correct difficulty indexes. Discriminations’ indexes varied from 19% (the weakest discrimination index) to 37% and they all didn’t have any appropriate filtration rate. At the second part of exam, which was an oral one, the mean and standard deviation were 141.35 and 32.01 . All of the difficulty/discriminate and reliability/validity indexes were measured. Conclusion. Meta evaluation is the most important issue in both evaluation and education. Evaluation and interpretation of nursing doctoral exam can be a useful feedback, which can lead us to a better future.
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Type of Study: Original research article |
Received: 2007/05/27 | Accepted: 2012/01/22 | Published: 2002/06/15

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