Volume 6, Issue 2 (Summer 2002)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2002, 6(2): 68-74 | Back to browse issues page

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Background: The main aim of medical science is survival of human beings and relief of their suffering. Proper clinical skills is of great importance in this regard. Objective: To determine the attitude of medical students, teachers and graduates towards the role of a proper educational content in clinical skill laboratories in Kerman medical university. Methods: Through a cross-sectional study 141 general practioner, 69 specialists and 87 medical students (Stagers, interns and assistants) filled in a questionnaire. Findings: The findings indicated that 99% of the respondents believed that clinical skill laboratories were necessary. 65% did not have any familiarity with clinical skills before entrance to hospital and 82% did not have a proper model to learn clinical skills. The students believed that cardio-pulmonary resuscitation was the most and injection was the least important course content. Conclusion: Establishing a skill laboratory and a proper training course before students entrance to a ward and direct contact with patients seem to be necessary.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education