Volume 22, Issue 4 (Winter 2015)                   J Birjand Univ Med Sci. 2015, 22(4): 368-375 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Atherosclerosis and Coronary Artery Research Center, Medical Student, Student Research Committee, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran.
2- Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran. , bita.bijari@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim: Clinical education environment is very important to better prepare medical students. The aim of this study is to determine the current status of the of the main parts of the Clinical Hospital of Birjand University of Medical Sciences from the residents and interns viewpoint.

Materials and Methods: This study is across-sectional study, which was conducted between Mar to Oct 2014.116 Intern and resident Participated in this study. checklist of demographic information and DREEM questionnaire were completed by students. DREEM questionnaire included 50 questions in 5 domains: students’ perceptions of learning; perceptions of teachers; academic self-perception; perceptions of the atmosphere; and social self-perception. Data analyses by SPSS915 using T test and ANOVA.

Results: Mean age of student was 25.8±2.8 years. The mean scores of clinical education in the main Hospital wards was 155.03±27.86 from maximum 200.mean scores of students’ perceptions of learning was 35.89±8.30; perceptions of teachers was 34.32±6.36; academic self-perception was 25.93±4.82; perceptions of the atmosphere was 37.19±6.49; and social self-perception  was 21.55±5.12. The mean score of clinical education in assistants was higher than the interns. (p=0.004) The mean score of clinical education were significant difference in the main Hospital wards. (p=0.001)

Conclusion: The current status of the clinical education environment is desirable from Learnerschr('39') Viewpoint. In some wards, such as the internal section of the need to pay more attention to improve clinical learning from University authorities.

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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2015/08/25 | Accepted: 2015/11/21 | Published: 2016/02/21 | ePublished: 2016/02/21