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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2011, 11(2): 184-191 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of Field Training Programs in Graduates of Health Services Management in Ahwaz Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences
Mansour Zahiri , Amin Torabi pour
, man_zahiri@yahoo.co.uk
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Introduction: Identifying the strengths, weaknesses and problems in field training is very important to achieve the educational goals in medical sciences universities. This study aims to assess field Training programs in graduates of Health Services Management in Ahwaz Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences. Methods: In this descriptive study, conducted in the first semester of 2009, the first and second groups of graduates of BSc program on health services management who had passed 16 credits of field training were studied. Data were collected by a researcher made questionnaire. Validity and reliability of the questionnaire were confirmed by content validity and test-retest method respectively. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics (mean, SD and percentage) through SPSS. Result: Efficacy of field training, based on students’ acquaintance with each syllabus topic (according to the national program ratified by Higher Council for Educational Planning in Medical Sciences), was evaluated as being in the “average” level. Students’ mean acquaintance with the content of field trainings I, II, III and IV were 49.8±7.3, 63.6±9.4, 65.7±4.8, and 59.4±5.6 (out of 100), respectively. Efficacy of students’ field training programs was more in the second group compared to the first one. Conclusion: Efficacy of field training program in students of health services management in Jondishapour Medical University in Ahwaz, compared to educational standards , is not appropriate and satisfactory. So, a complete revision and modification of programming and field training is necessary for students to achieve educational goals of this program.
Keywords: Evaluation, Training, Graduated students, Health Services Management
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Received: 2009/12/8 | Accepted: 2011/08/9 | Published: 2011/07/15
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zahiri M, Torabi pour A. Assessment of Field Training Programs in Graduates of Health Services Management in Ahwaz Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2011; 11 (2) :184-191
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