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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2011, 10(5): 552-565 Back to browse issues page
Internal Assessment of Isfahan General Medicine Curriculum Based on Basic standards of Ministry of Health and Medical Education: A Model for Evaluation and Analysis of Results
Mostafa Dehghani Poudeh, Behzad Shams, Vahid Ashourioun , Atosa Esmaeilee, Ali Asilian, Parveneh Nasri, Marzieh Hosseini
, ashourioun@med.mui.ac.ir
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Introduction: Necessity for promotion of education quality in course of medicine forced the educational authorities including those of Isfahan school of Medicine to take actions towards promotion of education using an accreditation evaluation model in this course parallel to worldwide motion. This article emphasizes on a model by which this study was conducted and reported. Methods: This is a descriptive study conducted on seven domains of general medicine curriculum. In the model used in this study, in addition to the current condition, optimal condition was determined. If 70% of the indicators were appropriate in each domain, that domain was considered as appropriate, between 40-70% as semi appropriate and less than 40% was considered as inappropriate. The study was conducted in some steps including forming internal assessment committee, determining factors criteria and indicators, holding educational workshop, preparing data collection tool, data collection and analysis, report preparation and suggestions. Result: In domain of mission 70%, educational planning 80%, faculty members 74%, resources 54%, top and executive management 75%, student 34%, evaluation 61% and finally overall ratio 57% of the indicators were appropriate. Conclusion: Domains of student, resources and evaluation need continuous programming and working. Researchers have some suggestions including taking defined strategies for selecting education managers, using modern educational policies, reinforcing tests assessment system and increasing school authority in having clinical education resources.
Keywords: Internal assessment, accreditation, general medicine, standards
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Received: 2011/04/3 | Accepted: 2011/08/4 | Published: 2011/02/15
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Dehghani Poudeh M, Shams B, Ashourioun V, Esmaeilee A, Asilian A, Nasri P et al . Internal Assessment of Isfahan General Medicine Curriculum Based on Basic standards of Ministry of Health and Medical Education: A Model for Evaluation and Analysis of Results. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2011; 10 (5) :552-565
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